Workflow automation in multiplatform environments 

Somos Group and Phoenix7 automation platform found the right solution for content rights and workflow management for the channels ViendoMovies and Semillitas, and their streaming platforms Flix Latino and Pingüinitos

Phoenix7, a Broadcast Management platform with worldwide presence and serving 200 TV channels and VOD operations, was selected for its advanced management software by Miami-based SOMOS Group to automate and manage their business-critical video operations. 

With a large title library and several linear and SVOD services, SOMOS implemented Phoenix 7 Planning and Scheduling as well as Rights Management modules for their successful channels ViendoMovies and Semillitas. When it came to Flix Latino and Pingüinitos, Somos’ SVOD streaming platforms, Phoenix7 VOD solution, including rights management, was the natural choice. 

“Looking back at our operations then and now, Phoenix7 platform improved significantly the asset management of our ever-expanding and complex content library and optimized the arduous and time-consuming process of planning and scheduling multiple channels and business units, lineal, VOD and OTT. Phoenix7 has demonstrated the expertise, flexibility, and resources to serve SOMOS requirements”, says SOMOS Group

“We are very proud to have SOMOS as an expert user of our media management platform,” says Hitesh Vekaria, CEO of Phoenix7. “We look forward to many years of providing SOMOS with our advanced tools and services that will allow them to continue to concentrate on their core business, on expanding revenues and maximising efficiencies across all their business operations. Our solution supports the entire content workflow to strategically run a mix of OTT, VOD, and Linear business, and SOMOS is a perfect example”

ABOUT SOMOSSOMOS Group is a group of independent companies led by Luis Villanueva, dedicated to the entertainment business in all its areas (production, distribution, and marketing), in different territories and specialized in Spanish language content. In each of its areas, SOMOS Group companies include teams of long-experienced professionals, characterized by close and high-quality relationships with the main players in the industry.

The companies in SOMOS Group participate in the areas of: PAY TV, serving cable, satellite, and telecommunications companies through SomosTV (production and distribution of television channels), Global distribution of audiovisual content in all genres with Somos Distribution. New platforms: providing content, Subscription Video On Demand (SVOD) services and applications “Over The Top” (OTT) with Somos Next. Production of television programs in all genres with Somos Productions. Feature Films production with Somos Films. Music production and distribution with Somos Music