Back in May, we discussed the EPG data snowball; the challenge that broadcasters face when adding non-linear TV services. With the advent of catch-up, on-demand and Download-to-Own (DTO)...
EBS, the leading full-service provider of EPG data for platforms and channels worldwide, has announced that it is providing increased services to African digital satellite TV platform DStv. The new services include...
Connecting TV data worldwide for channels, platforms and publishers, Pawa provides a multi-platform, multi-territory, scalable solution that enables schedules and metadata to be aggregated, restructured and delivered to any platform. Whether sending your channel's linear and non-linear listings worldwide, aggregating schedule data for your platform, or driving your listings application, do it with Pawa. Find out more at pawa.tv.
EBS holds a comprehensive database of hundreds of TV channels' data, from up-to-the-minute listings to over 10 years of historical data. This provides several of our clients - including Ofcom and set top box manufacturers - with an extensive database of 'TV intelligence' including episode guides, cast lists, images, ratings and much more. This data can be presented in an array of formats to meet the needs of our customers. Contact us for more details.
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Using the Pawa system EBS produce EPG schedules, press listings, highlights documents and Video on Demand and Download to Own data for BBC Worldwide. Our editors seamlesly integrate BBC Worldwide's data into Pawa including internal reference IDs before enhancing it with metadata, images and translations.
Using Pawa, EBS maintain an extensive portfolio of channel schedules for AMC Networks. As well as ingesting and distributing schedules, EBS perform an advanced editorial role in researching and writing eye-catching synopses and producing translations into a number of languages.
"EBS are witty wordsmiths, eagle-eyed editors and technically-savvy trouble-shooters. The company can be relied on to get our listings schedules out on time and meet our EPG requirements."
Brian Drinkwater, AMC Networks
EBS aggregates EPG data in both English and Portuguese for dozens of channels for the MultiChoice platform in Africa. Schedules are ingested into Pawa in a variety of formats, before being proofed and validated so that they meet with the strict requirements of the MultiChoice platform.
EBS have a developed a unique service proposition for Turner Broadcasting allowing them to produce over 200 schedule files in 18 different languages for more than 40 channels broadcast all over the world. All this is managed by the Turner EPG team using the Pawa scheduling system.
EBS aggregates EPG data in both English and Greek for dozens of channels for the CYTA platform in Cyprus. Schedules are ingested into Pawa in a variety of formats, before being proofed and validated so that they meet with the strict requirements of the CYTA platform.
"EBS integrated smoothly and successfully with Cytavision platform complying fully with all technical requirements set out in our tender specifications. The ebs team was very cooperative and always willing to accommodate and satisfy any technical and logical requirements."
EBS stepped in to consolodate the delivery of EPGS for QVC's four UK channels with the Pawa system allowing all the channels to be managed and distributed from a single source to all UK platforms ensuring consistency of data and brand message. QVC also benefit from the Pawa self-edit option, allowing editors to make last minute changes to EPGs - something that is crucial in the world of shopping TV.
EBS supply Playboy with multi-platform EPG distribution as well as editorial services to ensure their often sensitive content is accurate, on-brand and within platform guidelines.
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ebs specialise in providing quality TV data and EPG services to the broadcast industry. We have a comprehensive and flexible EPG software system that enables a 'write once, publish anywhere' philosophy, ensuring TV data is accurately delivered to TV viewers worldwide.
Our services include EPG scheduling and distribution, TV metadata solutions, VOD-EPG integration, press schedules, editorial services and translation services.
Working with key players in the industry such as BBC Worldwide, AMC Networks, Turner Broadcasting, MultiChoice and BSkyB we have over 20 years of experience which allows us to offer client-focused propositions that cannot be matched.