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Red bee Media joining leading TV metadata industry partnership

TEMDG The European Metadata Group, Europe’s leading TV metadata industry partnership, announces the admission of Red Bee Media as a new member.

Together with the founding members Bindinc (the Netherlands), Plurimedia (France) and media press SA (Poland), The European Metadata Group now counts 19 members and associate members, representing the leading TV metadata operators and top industry players in their respective countries.

Georg Mueller-Loeffelholz, Chief Portfolio Officer, Data Services, Red Bee Media: “Entering The European Metadata Group marks an important move for Red Bee Media in contributing and driving change in the European metadata landscape. With more than 20 years of experience, Red Bee Media is a leading force in defining standards and continuously taking metadata quality to new levels across Europe, particularly in the UK and the Nordics. TEMDG provides a highly welcomed venue for knowledge sharing and we are looking forward to further align and consolidate standards, processes and technologies for the benefit of customers and partners.

“Red Bee Media is a leading player in the European TV metadata business” adds Christian Töpper, Chairman of the Management Board, The European Metadata Group. “We are looking forward to getting Red Bee Media´s expertise on board for enhancing standards, processes and technologies within the TV metadata sector. Discovery and choice of linear and non-linear content needs best of breed TV metadata, and the underlying technology infrastructures. Red Bee Media´s TEMDG membership will bring more value to the whole ecosystem.”

About TEMDG The European Metadata Group
The purpose of the Group is to enable top quality metadata supply to the European entertainment industry, based on strong local expertise throughout Europe. To reach the highest quality metadata possible, the Group works on harmonizing technical and editorial workflows and standards. TEMDG The European Metadata Group is organised as an EEIG European Economic Interest Group, with headquarters in Berlin, Germany. Managing directors are Nathalie Cagossi (Plurimedia), Corry Siegers (Bindinc) and Christian Töpper (media-press group).

About Red Bee Media
Red Bee Media is a leading global media services company employing more than 2500 media service and broadcast experts. With its head office in London, UK, Red Bee Media provides services from 11 main hubs around the world. Every day, millions of people on all continents watch television programs prepared, managed and broadcast by Red Bee Media staff. Every year, the business delivers over 4 million hours of programming in more than 60+ languages for over 500 TV channels. Red Bee Media’s OTT services include live transcoding of 233 channels for broadcasters and 119 standalone channels provided to 1.7 million subscribers. The company’s content discovery portfolio spans more than 10 million movies and program titles, covering over 25 languages, and includes an image database with over 90 percent of all programming available across traditional TV, VOD and SVOD. Red Bee Media also provides over 200,000 hours of captioning each year – more than 70,000 hours of which is live. Red Bee Media is an equal opportunity employer, with a clear focus on embracing diversity and creating an inclusive workplace throughout the entire organization.

For further information, contact
The European Metadata Group: Christian Töpper, +48 664 99 18 12, christian.toepper@media-press.tv