Brightcove Inc., the leading online video platform, today announced that Rakuten, Inc. has selected Brightcove to power new online video initiatives for its online shopping mall property. Rakuten, the biggest e-commerce website operator in Japan with more than 50 million registered users, is taking advantage of the recently launched fully-localized version of the Brightcove platform to introduce a more interactive, engaging purchasing experience through high quality online video content. Rakuten is also pioneering an innovative new use case in the Japanese market, as online merchants are able to upload user-generated content through the Brightcove platform and add it to their online presence on the Rakuten site.
Brightcove Inc., the leading online video platform, today announced a series of major new customer wins in Japan, including Rakuten, Inc., Tokyo Metropolitan Television Broadcasting Corp., Television Osaka, Inc., Shizuoka Asahi Television Co., Ltd., ART iT Co., Ltd., Chubu-Nippon Broadcasting Co., Ltd. and Aniplex Inc. The recent release of a fully-localized Brightcove platform has fuelled rapid growth for the company in the market and has accelerated adoption amongst Japan's leading brand marketers and media companies.
QuickPlay Media, the premier provider of solutions that manage the business of mobile video, announced today that it has been named a Mobile Excellence Award winner in the “Best Mobile Video Technology” category for its PrimeTime2Go premium mobile TV service. This is the second consecutive year in which QuickPlay has taken home the “Best Mobile Video Technology” award, winning last year for its work on the fully integrated mobile video and radio service, Rogers Vision.