Clearleap and PayWizard Partner to Make Multiscreen Content Pay
Amsterdam, Netherlands, 7 November , 2013 – Clearleap, the leading provider of multiscreen video logistics solutions for the television industry, has partnered with subscriber management and billing specialists PayWizard to introduce billing integration and subscription services across connected devices. The partnership will enable Clearleap to offer quick and secure single-click payments across multiple platforms to content owners and operators across Europe.
The Clearleap platform is built to enhance the value of premium TV entertainment across all screens. Its unique approach helps content and TV service providers gracefully transition from traditional delivery and adopt a true multiscreen video approach. Integration with PayWizard’s enterprise class software allows Clearleap to offer fast and reliable payment processing and subscription management capabilities across a range of platforms and territories – including online, tablets, smartphones, connected TVs and digital set-top boxes.
“Content owners and operators are constantly under pressure to attract new customers and deliver a compelling user experience,” said Braxton Jarratt, CEO, Clearleap. “Integration with PayWizard allows us to weave together all the technologies required to deliver a solution that enhances the overall end user experience while allowing our customers to experiment with new OTT monetization. PayWizard has extensive experience in the market and together we are addressing the challenges faced by operators and content owners by implementing a streaming video business model that consumers find engaging, enjoyable, and allows them to buy premium video anywhere, anytime, at the push of a button.”
Clearleap’s cloud based platform comprises of two core components: ClearFlow and ClearPlay. The components work seamlessly together to alleviate the complexity of ingesting, compiling, and preparing video and metadata assets for delivery to any screen. This enables broadcasters and content owners to efficiently run an all-IP, multi-device streaming solution.
“With multiscreen video consumption rapidly increasing, it’s clear that offering paid access to premium content libraries is becoming a must-have for operators and content owners,” commented Jamie Mackinlay, Commercial Director, PayWizard. “Our powerful application combines flexible payment and subscription management options, and enables content and TV service providers to truly monetize their core video products. By combining our solution with Clearleap’s robust framework, we can give consumers a way to buy, subscribe to and stream their favourite content whenever and wherever they choose.”