Back Office

The Minerva Back Office enables operators to manage a full range of entertainment experiences including linear TV programming, video on demand (VOD), subscription VOD (SVOD), pay-per-view (PPV), and Internet-based over-the-top (OTT) content as well as personal media. These content sources can be bundled with premium features such as Whole-home DVR, Network-based DVR, Catch-up TV, Restart TV and multiscreen delivery. Key functionality includes:

Minerva Entertainment Delivery Platform

Back-Office

 

Device Management
  • Manage multiple device types per customer account
  • Define business rules to manage the maximum devices and streams per device type
  • Customize channel packages and other service attributes at the device level
Asset & Metadata Management
  • Ingest assets and metadata from multiple sources
  • Manage offers and pricing for both transaction and subscription VOD assets
  • Ingest rich metadata for live and on demand content

 

Content & Package Management
  • Create multiple channel line-ups based on programming, region, or time zone
  • Channels can be defined as multicast, QAM, and/or HLS content sources
  • Define business rules for content rights enforcement at the channel, package, or device level

 

Subscriber Management
  • Manage subscriber data directly through the Back Office or through OSS/BSS API’s
  • Add channel and VOD packages based on region or service level
  • Assign key features such as DVR/nDVR, Catch Up TV, Restart TV, and Multiscreen services

 

Search
  • Enhance content discovery and overall platform usability through federated search across linear and on demand metadata
  • Supported across all Minerva clients
  • API support to include OTT content sources in search results

 

Recommendations
  • Open API’s support integration with range of recommendation engine solutions
  • Engage subscribers with recommendations for live and on demand content
  • Track effectiveness and promote specific content through data analytics

 

Analytics
  • Capture subscriber, device, and usage data to provide actionable intelligence for marketing and network operations teams
  • Flexible, cloud-based reporting tools provide cost effective access to data
  • Export analytics data to third-party systems such as ad insertion or business intelligence systems

Back Office

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