- Cloud video platform Blackbird said it had agreed a 'significant' six-figure, multi-year deal with A+E Networks.

A+E Networks, a joint venture between Hearst Communications and Disney, would incorporate Blackbird within its media infrastructure for a range of key video workflows. The use of Blackbird was designed to deliver major productivity enhancements across A+E Networks' business.

A+E Networks had a portfolio of global brands that includes A+E, History, Lifetime, Lifetime Movies, fyi and Viceland. The integration of Blackbird would enable A+E Networks' vast video library to be rapidly ingested and accessed in the cloud.

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