To answer the first question, Beachfront Media is a video technology company that helps publishers syndicate and monetize their content across the TV Everywhere landscape.
To answer the second question, it’s because of RISE, Beachfront’s new OTT offering that helps content creators deploy apps directly to Apple TV, Roku, and Amazon Fire TV, among others.
14 of the top 175 free entertainment apps in the Apple TV app store belong to Beachfront, including apps from popular YouTubers channels WatchMojo and Videogames Channel.
“The message is simple: If you’re a premium online video creator or digital media network, RISE is the conduit through which you grow your direct to consumer video business on OTT services like Apple TV, as well as effortlessly deploying and maintaining a multiscreen presence across all mobile devices,” said Frank Sinton, founder and CEO at Beachfront Media.
In addition to being able to effectively distribute and monetize content with RISE, content creators also receive access to analytics on audience engagement.
“We want the most successful media programmers online using RISE as their technology platform to deploy video content everywhere, with a focus on OTT services like Apple TV,” added Sinton. “We learned a lot these past few years providing creators with self-service tools to effortlessly deploy apps across mobile phones and connected TVs, and RISE represents our decision to invest heavily in being a full-service partner to digital media’s most prominent video brands.”