Tuesday, June 25th, 2019
BBTV secures partnerships with six major digital content partners and musical talent to its leading creator network.
Vancouver, B.C.: Today, BroadbandTV (BBTV), a media tech company that is advancing the world through the creation, distribution, management, and monetization of content, announces the signing of six major content partners across multiple content verticals. The new partnerships span gaming, family entertainment, music and sports entertainment as the company commits to further expand its roster of premium content and content partners.
The slew of major content partner signings include Jordi van den Bussche, managed by OP Talent, content owner of massively popular gaming channel Kwebbelkop to its network of content partners. Creating content out of Amsterdam, the avid gamer and vlogger has over 10 million YouTube subscribers tuning into his channel for let’s play content and fun challenge videos that have amassed over four billion views to date.
Jelly, a content owner with 12 million subscribers and over 200 million views per month across his comedic YouTube gaming videos and vlogs, also joins the BBTV network of content partners. With a total social following of over 14 million, Jelly’s content appeals to fans of Fortnite, GTA V, and Roblox. Managed by OP Talent, the Netherlands-born gamer and creator’s energetic personality is captivating audiences across social platforms, being the number one most-watched gaming YouTube channel in the US every week of 2019 to date.
BBTV welcomes kids content owners Family Fun Pack, the fun-loving family with six digital channels dedicated to their children’s unique personalities and interests. Family Fun Pack achieves a total social following of over nine million and over 100 million views per month across their YouTube channels, with popular family friendly content including challenges, travel vlogs, unboxings, and toy reviews.
BBTV Music has signed the YouTube channel of Grammy winner, Flume, who is known for pioneering future bass and popularizing the genre for mainstream audiences. The young Australian talent has a total social following exceeding five million with over eight million unique Spotify listeners per month. Flume has topped the ARIA album charts with his first two albums, and his critically acclaimed album Skin won best Dance/Electronic Album at the 2017 Grammy Awards. BBTV will work alongside mtheory and Flume’s management team at Future Classic to help grow his digital video presence.
As a part of its strategic partnership with the NBA, BBTV adds two heavy hitters to its NBA Playmakers premium basketball network with Anthony “Spice” Adams and Tristan Jass. TV personality and retired athlete Anthony “Spice” Adams otherwise known as Cream Biggums has launched a new career path in digital content since retiring from the NFL after nine years playing for the San Francisco 49ers and Chicago Bears. Spice’s total social reach exceeds two million, thanks largely to his popular short-form comedy content. After going viral for crossing his high school teacher in a basketball game, Tristan Jass’s YouTube channel is a premium destination for crazy layups and skills challenges which include NBA superstars like James Harden and Stephen Curry. The young athlete and skills master has a total social reach of two million with five million monthly views on his YouTube channel.
“It’s an exciting time for both the business and BBTV’s creators, they have access to a broad range of monetization services, including advertising, subscription, licensing, mobile apps, e-commerce, content management, and distribution and label services,” comments Ali Adab, VP, Content and Partnerships, BroadbandTV. “We’re fully committed to deepening our creator offering, and the addition of these partners across a diverse range of content verticals further amplifies BBTV’s depth of content and our ability to offer the best-in-class service offerings as the digital video industry continues to evolve.”
“We have high hopes for our ongoing relationship with BBTV as it’s a company that has been on our radar for a number of years,” comments Kristine of Family Fun Pack. “The team has unparalleled industry experience and we look forward to capitalizing on the breadth of expertise.”
BBTV recently unveiled that its video content is viewed by more than 575 million unique viewers each month, only Google sites exceed BBTV monthly unique viewership and BBTV now represents 56% of Google’s Unique viewership at 1.02B*. In addition to being second in unique viewership only to Google, BBTV is number one across all media companies in terms of total monthly watch-time, with 46.9 billion minutes across comScore’s top 12 countries report, February 2019*. BBTV achieves 38 billion video views on a monthly basis.
About BroadbandTV BroadbandTV (BBTV) is a media-tech company that is advancing the world through the creation, distribution, management and monetization of content. As of May 2019, BBTV generates 38 billion monthly impressions, and in February it achieved 575 million unique viewers which consume 46.9 billion minutes of video content per month. BBTV is the second largest video property across the top 12 countries of the world in terms of unique viewers following only Google as of Feb 2019. BBTV provides end to end management, distribution and monetization solutions to content owners around the globe by providing innovative technology and leading services. BBTV has built proprietary VISO technologies leveraging deep learning, signal processing, and big data to power its ecosystem. In June 2013, the leading European entertainment network RTL Group acquired a majority stake in BroadbandTV. www.bbtv.com
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