Top 20 Media and Entertainment Tech Companies - 2019

Top 20 Media and Entertainment Tech Companies - 2019

The proliferation of mobile devices and digital data has led to an exponential rise in demand for video streaming among millennials and Generation Z. Opportunities abound for the media and entertainment industry as 5G technology inches closer than ever to real-world implementation. As the global population is withdrawing from cable TV subscriptions, video streaming, online advertising, and personalized content are gaining prominence in 2019. Video-on-demand is dominating the media and entertainment industry, prompting distributors to innovate new ways to bundle and disseminate video content. This, in turn, will help content creators to push the envelope in content creation and monetization.

On the tech front, innovations such as AI, machine learning, augmented reality (AR), and virtual reality (VR) are pushing the media and entertainment companies to reinvent viewing experience and improve their revenue with targeted advertisements. This trend is likely to witness significant investments in digital video advertising. AI and analytics, in particular, will help streaming and video companies to better target complex, hyper-segmented markets and provide accurate recommendations. All in all, a massive opportunity for media companies to strengthen their streaming quality, content libraries, and distribution.

Nonetheless, content creators and digital advertisers need to rethink their user engagement strategies at a time when data privacy and protection regulations landscape is changing. The introduction of EU’s GDPR legislation, for example, requires companies to seek permission from consumers before accessing their personally identifiable data.

To help CIOs navigate through the list of media and entertainment solution providers, our distinguished selection panel, comprising CEOs, CIOs and VCs, industry analysts and the editorial board of CIOReview narrowed down the 20 most promising media and entertainment solution providers 2019 that exhibit competence in online media lifecycle and management.

We present to you CIOReview’s 20 Leading Media and Entertainment Solution Providers - 2019

Company Name

Company Description

24i To create and deploy TV apps for every screen, from set-top boxes, SmartTVs and media players to game consoles, tablets and mobile phones
Akamai Technologies Provides edge security, web and mobile performance, enterprise access and video-delivery solutions supported by unmatched customer service, analytics, and 24/7/365 monitoring
Avid Reimagining the entire media value chain with powerful platforms for creating, managing, storing, distributing and monetizing film, television and music
Bitcentral FUEL Provides efficient media workflows and customized solutions to maximize the value of video content
Cadent Provides marketers, agencies, operators, and media owners with data-driven solutions for buying and selling TV advertising
CIS Group A distributor and digital systems designer and integrator providing innovative technology solutions to optimize workflows, and maximize creativity
Deva Broadcast Offers complete line of high quality and competitive products for FM and Digital Radio, Radio Networks, Telecommunication Operators and regulation authorities
Entertainment Partners To help productions pay workers and track expenses
Espial Offers TV as a Service solution, Elevate, which is a complete IPTV (Internet Protocol TV) solution hosted on the cloud
GatesAir Architects market-leading solutions for over-the-air broadcasting and public safety communications, leveraging the best use of wireless spectrum to maximize performance for multichannel, mission-critical services
Haivision Delivers high quality, low latency and reliability throughout the entire IP video lifecycle–from contribution of video and recording and management of media assets to publication and distribution of video content regardless of location or device
Interra Systems Provides enterprise-class solutions that streamline the classification, quality control (QC) process, and monitoring of media content across the entire creation and distribution chain
LiveU Creates a consistent bandwidth and a reliable connection to help clients acquire, manage and distribute high quality remote live broadcasts over IP
Make.TV To develop and operate a reliable, flexible live video platform that brings new ideas and knowledge to the world
MEDIAEXCEL To deliver premium video quality and carrier-grade products by continually developing the most advanced Network Video Transcoder Technologies
Qarva Provides innovative and dynamic software solutions for the end-to-end IPTV, OTT offerings for partners and customers worldwide
Qlik A leading data analytics platform and the pioneer of user-driven business intelligence
SHIFT72 SHIFT72 provides an end-to-end online video platform (OVP) with all the components needed to deliver and monetize video content online
Vobile Group Provides cutting edge video content technology solutions, including content protection, content monetization, and content measurement
Wedel Software Provides a fully integrated suite of solutions that allow clients to manage their revenues from initial lead status to completed campaign