Rovio Entertainment Selects Brightcove Video Cloud Online Video Platform

Brightcove (BCOV), a provider of cloud content services, Wednesday said Rovio Entertainment has selected the Brightcove Video Cloud online video platform to support the launch of its Angry Birds Toons animated series.

Rovio is an entertainment media company headquartered in Finland and the creator of the successful Angry Birds franchise.

Angry Birds game users can now watch the latest adventure of the birds and pigs across smartphones and tablets with the help of Video Cloud, which makes it possible for Rovio to publish and distribute the video series to audiences across devices. Angry Birds game users number more than 1.7 billion downloads according to Rovio.

Nick Dorra, Head of Animation at Rovio, said, "By partnering with Brightcove, we are able to quickly ramp our online video efforts and deliver on-demand episodes to viewers across devices, while ensuring a high quality viewing experience."

With Brightcove Video Cloud, Rovio has access to the most comprehensive and advanced features for publishing and distributing video content. Rovio will release a new episode of Angry Birds Toons in its Angry Birds games, and to Smart TVs and other devices each Sunday at 8am GMT.

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