The service offers consumers a full 360-degree entertainment experience from VOD to live TV streaming. It includes live streaming of five top European football club channels and services like sports betting and ticketing.
Comigo’s Experience Intelligence (EI) is a complete solution that covers both TV AI and a matching Android STB solution. The EI Mind cloud PaaS (Platform as a Service) creates an intuitive TV experience based on an ever-growing Knowledge Graph driven by Deep Neural Network to offer advanced personalisation, interactivity, and social capabilities on every screen.
Meanwhile, Comigo’s Android-based set top box (STB) running the EI Middleware allows black subscribers to watch a wide variety of content, including linear channels, VOD, catch-up TV, and content-aware applications anytime, anywhere, on any device.
Commenting on the development, Surie Ramasary, chief executive of content for black, said: “black brings a digital lifestyle revolution to the South African market. We have covered the majority of access bases, with the Android application, iPhone application, the web platform and the smart multimedia set-top box from Comigo.
“We selected Comigo’s solution because of its exceptional TV AI driven user experience with unique features, that would offer continuous innovation cycles for black”.
Motty Lentzitzky, CEO of Comigo, added: “We are thrilled with the opportunity to partner with black and take entertainment for the South African market to the next level.
“Our EI Mind, would make sure that black maintains a clear sustainable advantage in the SA TV market space.
“As deployment of our El Mind and MW solutions continue to thrive, we pledge our commitment to bringing TV AI to the market and making any OTT deployment shine above the rest”.