Leading German news channel N24 chooses Vinson for mobile TV experience ‘N24 nexT’

Leading German news channel N24 chooses Vinson for mobile TV experience ‘N24 nexT’

Today, German news broadcaster N24 has released ‘N24 nexT’ in the App Store. This brand new and free app enables users to watch the popular news channel live or on-demand on smartphone and tablet. N24 nexT also includes streams for (exclusive) news, documentaries and science magazines and features. Moreover, it provides mobile access to the extensive ‘Mediathek’ VOD catalog. N24 nexT is powered by Vinson and comes with a most intuitive navigation and integrated social features to provide a state-of-the-art mobile TV experience.

The N24 nexT mobile application enables 24/7 access to four high quality streams, including the N24 live stream with the current TV program and streams with the N24 news - including a full news program produced exclusively for the mobile app - documentaries and science magazines and features. The TV Guide provides an overview of all programs to watch live or on-demand for broadcasts up to a day before. N24 nexT also offers an extensive VOD catalog that enables viewers to watch video items from the N24 Mediathek in the best quality.

More and more broadcasters are discovering Vinson. N24 nexT is their latest mobile TV solution and comes with the distinguishing user interface design and innovative set of features. The N24 nexT app supports easy timeshifting within programs to look up favorite scenes, and even share them with friends on Facebook. Deep social integration also enables viewers to chat directly with friends or use their own Twitter from within the app. Together with an easy thumb controller that provides direct access to all N24 streams and features, the app offers a complete and personal mobile TV experience.

Michael Plein, CEO Vinson:We’re very happy to work with N24 to support their multiplatform strategy. It´s a great company and the fact that they inform and entertain so many people with their content, motivated us even more to provide a best-in-class mobile TV experience for their viewers. We´re proud of the result and I am looking forward to our further collaboration.”

N24 nexT is available for iPhone, iPad and iPad Mini running iOS5 or iOS6 and can be downloaded for free in the German App Store. The Android version is expected to be released very soon.

About N24

The N24 group is the Germany’s largest independent TV producer for news and information and market leader among German news channels. The group includes the popular N24 news channel and production company MAZ & MORE and provides the main news for German TV channels SAT.1, ProSieben and kabel eins. Since the founding in 2000, N24 reports around the clock on the developments in politics, economics and society in Germany and the world. The live news is complemented by powerful documentaries and reports. www.n24.de/