TV.AE Selects Kannuu for Personalized Content Discovery

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Kannuu to provide personalized recommendations and search experience for TV.AE’s new video streaming service

Kannuu is a leading provider of search, discovery and personalized recommendations solutions for the connected TV and media industry

We are proud to partner with TV.AE, a leading player in a dynamic and exciting market and a pioneer in online TV to show what the future can be like for viewers in every market.

Kannuu, a provider of search, discovery and personalized recommendation solutions for the connected television and media industry, today announced that TV.AE has selected its technology to power personalized discovery for its new online video streaming service, which launched this past week. The Kannuu solution is being deployed to personalize the TV.AE service and will include personal recommendations and search across on-demand and linear content on all platforms to deliver a next-generation viewer experience.

“With the launch of TV.AE we are delivering our vision for the future of connected TV—an entertainment experience for our viewers that’s slick, easy to use and not beholden to the TV scheduler,” said Giles Wright, chief technology officer for TV.AE. “We believe that a key aspect of this future is a connected and personalized experience for users across all the content that we offer, wherever and whenever they engage with us and that Kannuu is the solution that will deliver this experience.”

Kannuu is providing TV.AE an end-to-end content discovery service that is designed to be powerful, flexible and yet straightforward to integrate. Delivered via API from the cloud, the service is fully configurable via the Kannuu Management Console and works seamlessly with the TV.AE platform.

“Kannuu is a strong innovator in the content discovery space, pursuing our vision that TV content discovery is unified, personalized and multiplatform. Our cloud discovery service is a step-change in delivering this experience with unrivalled speed and simplicity of integration,” said Kannuu CEO, Todd Viegut. “We are proud to partner with TV.AE, a leading player in a dynamic and exciting market and a pioneer in online TV to show what the future can be like for viewers in every market.”

Built specifically for the new generation of connected TV services, Kannuu’s enhanced services offer proven discovery technology directly through APIs that take deployment speed and flexibility to a new standard. The API portfolio is built for simple integration in hours or days—not months—and includes Recommendations for linear and VOD content, Personalization based on advanced analysis of viewer behavior, patented predictive and auto-suggest Search and a Management Console for service and business rules configuration and optimization.

About Kannuu
Kannuu provides cutting-edge search, discovery and recommendation solutions for quickly connecting consumers with content in television, OTT media and mobile environments. Combining sophisticated delivery infrastructure, advanced search algorithms, proprietary recommendation techniques and unique, intuitive on-screen user interface elements, Kannuu enables device manufacturers, service providers, software companies and application developers to unlock the full value of their video content. By providing a fast, easy and vastly superior user experience, Kannuu satisfies consumers and drives revenue for service suppliers. For more on Kannuu, visit

About TV.AE
TV.AE is the first Emirati OTT platform offering online streaming in multiple languages. With a mission to bring the best local and worldwide content to an Arab audience, the platform is aimed primarily at mobile users, the fastest growing market in the region. It incorporates both an SVOD and AVOD model and brings together a curated mix of television programming, films & short form content.

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