Eyepartner Is Chosen as KDKZ Channel 18 Eyewitness News’s Broadcasting Platform

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KDKZ18 offers local news, weather, sports and other classic television programming online using Eyepartner’s TikiLIVE platform.

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Cable subscribers unsatisfied with the cost of service are seeking new, more affordable ways to watch and listen to their favorite shows. TikiLIVE offers the selection and personalized programming cable doesn’t.

KDKZ Channel 18 Eyewitness News is Southeast Missouri’s newest and Farmington’s first and only local TV station. Committed to bringing the community local news, sports, weather and entertainment, the folks at KDKZ first went live in November of 2011 and soon realized they needed to bring their content online to better serve their audiences.

After a thorough search, they chose Eyepartner’s video streaming and broadcasting platform, TikiLIVE, as a way to distribute their video content to members of their audience who prefer to watch their programming online.

Drawn by Eyepartner’s strong customer support, simple Facebook integration and their live streaming and video-on-demand features, KDKZ-TV has been able to enhance the viewing experience for their audience by allowing them to access programming when and how they want to.

Eyepartner’s CIO Tim Green, says, “People are finding their favorite content in new ways. Cable subscribers unsatisfied with the cost of service are seeking new, more affordable ways to watch and listen to their favorite shows. TikiLIVE offers the selection and personalized programming cable doesn’t.

“Live streaming and VOD content are becoming more popular with the rise of mobile devices and set top boxes that allow people to watch the content they choose whenever they want. Smart video producers are taking advantage of this change.”

KDKZ-TV is owned by the Dockins Broadcast Group and offers Retro TV programming in addition to news, sports and weather, which features the best in classic television.

Eyepartner is a software development and hosting company that creates rich media enterprise broadcasting software for non-technical broadcasters, producers and progressive entrepreneurs. The TikiLIVE platform allows everyday people to stream live HD video and audio as well as Video on Demand content that can be broadcast to set top boxes, mobile devices, and websites and embedded on popular CMS platforms like WordPress and social platforms like Facebook.

For more information about Eyepartner’s high definition broadcasting solutions, please contact Loretta McCarty by calling (305) 289-4557 or emailing Loretta(at)eyepartner(dot) com.

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