Layer3 TV Names XUMO Its Newest OTT Partner In A Growing Content Catalog

Contact: Eric Kuhn

XUMO features more than 100 digital channels, including Funny or Die, Cheddar, Tastemade, and Mashable. Layer3 TV becomes the first MVPD to integrate XUMO into its Set-Top Box.

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DENVER –  Layer3 TV is expanding its robust content library with the addition of more than 100 digital networks packaged and delivered by XUMO, the premier live and video-on-demand OTT service for the digital age.  Layer3 TV subscribers now have access to XUMO’s complete lineup of channels from premium digital publishers such as Funny or Die, Refinery29, Reuters, Cheddar, Mashable, America’s Funniest Home Videos, FailArmy, PBS Digital Studios, Got Talent Global, PeopleTV, TIME, and Tastemade.

Layer3 TV is the first MVPD to integrate XUMO with every one of its set-top boxes.  Users find their favorite content in a curated XUMO environment, included with their Layer3 TV Platinum subscription.  

“Our mission is to deliver the best variety of the highest quality of digital content to consumers today, and Layer3 TV’s platform allows our audience to seamlessly stream our channels for free on the biggest screen in the home,” said XUMO CEO Colin Petrie-Norris. “Both XUMO and Layer3 TV believe the consumer is the center of the entertainment universe. This partnership furthers our goal of delivering superior quality video and increased exposure of the content available to stream for free on XUMO.”

Layer3 TV Chief Executive Officer Jeff Binder adds: “Layer3 TV is leading a momentous change for our industry in pursuit of the most VOD assets, which this partnership helps solidify, but also the most robust linear programing lineup. We deliver everything our customers want, and strive to simplify access while ensuring the highest quality. Our users and I are thrilled XUMO has joined our platform.”

Layer3 TV is currently available in Los Angeles, Chicago, Washington D.C., Dallas/Ft. Worth – as well in Denver, where the company’s headquarters is located. For complete details of offers and more information, visit or follow on social media at @Layer3TV.

 

ABOUT LAYER3 TV

Layer3 TV, Inc. is The New Cable®. Layer3 TV offers customers a revolutionary, intuitive interface that seamlessly integrates the best of cable TV, premium channels, streaming online video content, social media, and smart home devices. Founded in 2013, the company is backed by highly respected players in entertainment and private equity including Evolution Media (whose shareholders include TPG Growth, Creative Artists Agency, and Jeff Skoll/Participant Media), Paulson and Company, Inc., Altice, and North Bridge Venture Partners. To learn more follow Layer3 TV on Twitter and Facebook @Layer3TV or visit layer3tv.com.

 

ABOUT XUMO

A streaming television company based in Irvine, California, XUMO delivers over-the-top (OTT) video-on-demand (VOD) and LIVE digital channels direct to consumers through smart TV, mobile and other streaming device integrations. Through strategic partnerships with LG Electronics, Hisense Company, Ltd., VIZIO and Panasonic, XUMO has developed one-click access for consumers to stream over 100 free channels. Channel Plus, exclusively powered by XUMO, for webOS 3.0 and 3.5-enabled LG smart TVs presents consumers with OTT content in both linear and VOD formats. XUMO for Hisense, will be available as a virtual input in Q3 2017, the first of its kind, on 2017 Hisense and Sharp smart TVs. A step above standard OTT companies, XUMO is also available as a button on the remote control for 2016-2017 VIZIO D-Series and SmartCast smart TVs, the Chromecast build in VIZIO smart TVs.

XUMO brings consumers over 100 premium digital channels via applications that are fully equipped with content recommendations, curated programs and dynamic ad insertion capabilities. XUMO is also available on several other smart TV brands such as Samsung and Funai Electric Co., Ltd. who manufactures and sells Magnavox, Philips and Sanyo in North America as well as iOS, Android and Roku devices. Learn more about XUMO at xumo.com and follow @XumoTV on Twitter.

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