Foxxum Reveals Five Inaugural Partners for Foxxum OS 4
Just in time for CES and the new year, Foxxum, innovator in cutting edge Smart TV solutions, today announced partnerships with five OEMs and manufacturers from around the world, representing global brands such as JVC, as well as leading local brands on three continents.
- TCL Moka, Konka, El-Araby, Grupo Kayve and Punktal are the first to integrate Foxxum OS 4 on their smart TV devices in regions around the globe
- Foxxum to demo OS4 at CES in Las Vegas this week
El-Araby is one of the largest industrial and commercial corporations in the Middle East and Africa, making a wide range of appliances with the Sharp, Toshiba and Tornado brands. Based in Panama, Grupo Kayve is the exclusive JVC licensor for Central and South America. TCL MOKA has a distribution focus on Latin America, Europe and MENA, servicing leading local brands in those regions. Konka is a global OEM with substantial distribution in MENA, the Americas and Southeast Asia. Uruguay-based Punktal exemplifies long-standing local CTV makers who represent a substantial share of the country’s CTV sales.
Foxxum OS 4 is Foxxum’s newest CTV OS built on the RDK platform, which was announced in September 2022, and begins to roll out later this year. Announced ahead of CES, where Foxxum will be demonstrating Foxxum OS 4, this slew of agreements will guarantee Foxxum OS 4 distribution into tens of millions of homes over the decade ahead.
“We are thrilled to be announcing these stellar inaugural partners for Foxxum OS 4.” said Foxxum CEO Ronny Lutzi. “These companies have all been long-standing partners of Foxxum. They are also some of the most forward-thinking independent CTV players in the space. It’s very gratifying that they see the strength of our company and the power of Foxxum OS 4.”
Foxxum is a global leader in the development, operation, and commercial marketing for innovative smart TV solutions like the Foxxum CTV OS. As an established pioneer in the sector, Foxxum works closely with leading companies at all stages of the global consumer electronics value chain to develop smart TV solutions – from silicon vendors to device manufacturers and network operators. Worldwide partnerships with premium broadcasters and video-on-demand services, video producers and distributors allow Foxxum to provide a best-in-class content portfolio containing the most important global content brands as well as country specific local content providers. Foxxum’s development and platform expertise offer viewers the best Smart TV user experience possible, with innovative Smart TV technology, a global entertaining content portfolio and an outstanding design, which includes the Foxxum CTV OS. Foxxum provides its clients with innovative solutions, along with the possibility to jointly tap into profitable revenue streams in a technology sector with enormous growth potential. Further information can be found at www.foxxum.com.
ABOUT EL ARABY GROUP
El Araby was established in 1964, and the group company presents about 4000 different SKU’s in 23 product categories. Engaged in both manufacturing and marketing of high quality products El Araby is dedicated to preserve as well as grow their market leading position not only in Egypt but in all markets they operate in. The company exports to many countries in Africa, Middle East and the CIS region. Besides consumer electronics products El Araby also produces a wide array of electrical and domestic appliances. The number of employees in El Araby Group amounts to 24,000.Visit El Araby group’s website at www.elarabygroup.com
ABOUT TCL MOKA
Founded in 2003, TCL MOKA is one of the main companies of TCL Technology Group Corporation. Its main business is the design, production, and sales of intelligent terminal products with screens, such as smart TVs, monitors, and professional displays. The company ranks second in the global ODM/OEM market in terms of annual shipments and currently has manufacturing facilities in five locations worldwide (Huizhou and Chengdu, China; Mexico; Poland; and India) equipped with advanced production technology and management concepts, superior automated production facilities, and advanced manufacturing processes. Its customer base covers all continents except Antarctica, and it has established partnerships with more than 30 strategic customers and 150 regional customers. The company is committed to a policy of product standardization, equipment automation, and the use of information technology. It also aims to become a leading company trusted by customers worldwide.
ABOUT GRUPO KAYVE S.A.
Founded in Panama, Kayve became quickly one of the largest and main companies distributing consumer electronics and therefore also TVs and CTVs through Central and South America. Kayve is one of the main JVC Licensees worldwide and delivers the products into multiple different distribution channels.
ABOUT KONKA Group Co., Ltd.
As a platform-based company driven by technological innovation, KONKA’s business scope covers consumer electronics products, semiconductor technology, eco-friendly technology, industrial parks, platform service, and investment & finance. Established in 1980, KONKA is China’s first Sino-foreign joint consumer electronics enterprise that has been listed on Shenzhen Stock Exchange. Since 1999, KONKA has been ranked among China’s top 100 best companies and has also been named one of the “Top 10 most valuable brands in China”.
Punktal has been marketing its products for more than 50 years.
Since its inception, the company has positioned innovation and quality as the pillars of its company’s strategy. Therefore, their line of televisions and screens with LED, OLED, LCD and Plasma technologies, have the highest performance and benefits in the market.
In addition to this, Punktal provides after-sales support through its official technical services in Uruguay.
Just in Time for FIFA World Cup: DAZN Now Available on Foxxum CTV OS
Foxxum, leading provider of innovative CTV solutions today announced the launch of the premium live sports service DAZN in Germany, Italy, and Spain – just in time for the FIFA World Cup.
The cooperation additionally entails further territorial expansions covering DAZN’s rollout plans. It will also meet the demand for the DAZN app from existing Foxxum CTV OS clients that will subsequently onboard within the next year, following the initial launch on Vestel devices.
DAZN offers both live and on-demand streaming of live football events such as the Bundesliga and UEFA Champions League, plus other European top football leagues. DAZN can be accessed through an annually or monthly paid membership which provides sports fans – in addition to football – with a wide range of live sport events from the US and beyond such as the NFL (American football), NBA, NCAA College Football and College Basketball NBA (basketball), as well as the UFC (MMA), EHF Champions League (handball) and MotoGP (motorsport) among others. Subscribers can also enjoy a broad selection of different sports programs including boxing, winter sports, tennis, darts, cycling and many more.
“DAZN has been a highly demanded premium TV app by our customers as sports entertainment is and will remain one of the core types of content that is preferably consumed on CTV. Therefore, we are very proud to add DAZN to Foxxum CTV OS, kicking off a long-term partnership”, says Ronny Lutzi, CEO at Foxxum GmbH.
Peter Parmenter, EVP Business Development at DAZN said: “A key priority of ours at DAZN is to partner with businesses who are able to support us on our mission to get our premium content to reach even more people. Therefore, we are delighted to embark on this partnership with Foxxum.”
DAZN is the world’s leading sports entertainment platform. The only global digital sports broadcaster, DAZN is live in over 200 countries and is a market-leader in Italy, Japan, DACH and Spain where it holds top-tier domestic football rights.
DAZN is reimagining the way people enjoy sport. With a single, frictionless platform, sports fans can watch, bet, play, share, socialise, and buy tickets, NFTs and merchandise. Live and on-demand sports content, anywhere, in any language, on any device – only on DAZN.
DAZN is a global, privately-owned company with employees in over 25 countries. For more information on DAZN, our products, people, and performance, visit www.dazngroup.com.
DAZN is leading the charge to give sports fans around the world access to sports entertainment anytime, anywhere. DAZN is available on most connected devices including smart TVs, set-top boxes, streaming sticks, smartphones, tablets, PCs and game consoles, ensuring that fans have access to ground-breaking rights catalogue and slate of incredible content. In the UK and globally, DAZN can be accessed on Samsung, LG, Sony and Panasonic Smart TVs and on Games Consoles including Playstation and Xbox. Subscribers also have access to DAZN on their Amazon Fire TV, Amazon Fire TV Stick, Google Chromecast and Apple TV and find the app on their iPhone, iPad, android and mobile.
Foxxum is a global leader in the development, operational, and commercial marketing sector for innovative smart TV solutions. As an established pioneer in this field, Foxxum works closely with leading companies at all stages of the global consumer electronics value chain to develop smart TV solutions – from silicon vendors to device manufacturers and network operators. Worldwide partnerships with premium broadcasters and video-on-demand services, video producers and distributors allow Foxxum to provide an industry leading content portfolio, containing the most important global content brands as well as country specific local content providers. Foxxum’s development and platform expertise offers viewers the best possible smart TV user experience, with innovative smart TV technology, a global entertainment content portfolio and an outstanding design. Foxxum provides its clients with highly innovative solutions, which include the possibility of jointly tapping into profitable revenue streams in a technology sector with enormous growth potential. For more information, please visit www.foxxum.com.