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synapse FAST SSAI

free ad-supported streaming TV and vod
FOR Free-to-air TV & mobile platforms

what we offer

Multi-platform content delivery with Server-side-ad-insertion for linear (FAST) and aVOD services

application development for freeview, youview and mobile

apps

We have 20+ years experience delivering apps and their supporting back-ends on Freeview targeting modern and legacy devices for maximum reach. YouView & Mobile apps also available.

fast ssai

Our FAST SSAI system is driven by industry standard signalling to enable monetisation of your existing linear content on FTA TV and mobile platforms.

Avod ssai

Our AVoD SSAI system and supporting components for content ingest enable monetisation of your existing VoD asset library via pre-roll and mid-roll breaks on FTA TV and mobile platforms.

FAST PlayouT

Our FAST Playout system takes a defined schedule of content and ad-break filler and converts it into a linear stream suitable as input to the Synapse FAST SSAI.

Broadcast DAS

Our Broadcast Dynamic Ad Substitution app, DAS SSAI and S&T's TSBroadcaster can deliver perceptually seamless whole-break substitution on broadcast channels targeting HbbTV 1.5+ devices for maximum reach.

Synapse reporting

For services hosted on a dedicated Freeview channel we offer periodic reporting and real-time visualisation of reporting data, including minutes viewed, impression count, fill-rate and many other key metrics.

EPG
Manager

Our EPG Manager supports  ingest and processing of your bespoke schedule data for onward distribution to the Freeview native EPG and/or for presentation in Freeview, YouView and mobile apps.

FAST scheduler

Our FAST Scheduler provides an easy to use UI for defining a linear schedule with ad-breaks using your existing VoD asset library. The output of the FAST Scheduler drives our FAST Playout system.

freeview Production services

Target the entire freeview audience via hbbtv & mheg5 for 50% increase in reach compared to Hbbtv-only services

FAST and AVoD services designed by experts for maximum ad revenue
Failarmy

As an established channel on multiple platforms we are happy to help TMBI deliver FailArmy to the UK Freeview audience via HbbTV & MHEG5 apps for maximum reach. FailArmy uses the Synapse FAST SSAI for monetisation with advertising managed via TMBI's existing ADS provider and Ad Sales team.


FailArmy is available on Freeview 274

Pet collective

The success of FailArmy on UK Freeview soon led to the launch of TMBI's second service, Pet Collective. Again, delivered via HbbTV & MHEG5 apps for maximum reach, Pet Collective uses the Synapse FAST SSAI for monetisation with advertising managed via TMBI's existing ADS and Ad Sales team.

FailArmy is available on Freeview 278

QVC Red Button

Synapse TV has been running the QVC streaming service on their primary UK Freeview channel since 2016. The red button service is delivered over the top, providing access to a higher quality rendition of the live QVC service and also to QVC Beauty, QVC Style, QVC Extra and QVC Plus.

QVC Red Button is available on Freeview 16

Channelbox

Our aggregated linear streaming service is the most cost-effective way to make linear content available to the UK Freeview audience.  Featuring 50+ channels, Channelbox comes with out-of-box ad management using industry leading ADS and Ad Sales for consistently high CPMs and fill-rates. Options to distribute non-ad-backed linear streams also available.

Channelbox is available on Freeview 271 and Mobile

Ketchup Too

Ketchup Too is a kids linear streaming channel on UK Freeview run by Synapse for VoD365 Ltd.  Built in HbbTV and MHEG5 for maximum reach, Ketchup Too uses the Synapse FAST SSAI for monetisation with advertising managed via VOD365's existing ADS and Ad Sales team.

Ketchup Too is available on Freeview 210

Ketchup TV & Yaaas!

Ketchup TV & Yaaas! are AVoD services run by Synapse for VOD365 Ltd featuring a wide selection of popular children's content. The Synapse AVoD SSAI allows simple asset ingest, processing and redistribution with pre-roll and mid-roll ad insertion. Advertising is managed by VOD365's existing ADS and Ad Sales team.

Ketchup TV & Yaaas! are available on Freeview 209 & 211

ROK

ROK Studios is among the most famous Nigerian producers of films and series in Nollywood. The ROK linear streaming channel on UK Freeview is run by Synapse for THEMA/Canal+.  Built in HbbTV and MHEG5 for maximum reach, ROK uses the Synapse FAST SSAI for monetisation with advertising managed via THEMA's existing ADS and Ad Sales team.

ROK is available on Freeview 280

Alaraby network

Alaraby Network is a linear streaming portal  bringing Alaraby TV, Alaraby TV2 and Syria TV to the Arabic speaking UK Freeview audience. Built in HbbTV and MHEG5 for maximum reach, Alaraby Network uses the Synapse Linear CDN for content distribution to Freeview.

Alaraby Network is available on Freeview 279

ON Demand 365

ON DEMAND 365 is an AVoD service run by Synapse for VOD365 Ltd featuring a fantastic selection of documentaries and sports content. The Synapse AVoD SSAI allows simple asset ingest, processing and redistribution with pre-roll and mid-roll ad insertion. Advertising is managed by VOD365's existing ADS and Ad Sales team.

ON DEMAND 365 is available on Freeview 265