SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 28, 2016 /CNW/ - Frankly Inc. (TSX-V: TLK) a leading content and conversation platform, today announced that it has become a charter member of PILOT, an initiative launched through the National Association of Broadcasters ("NAB"). PILOT brings together leading edge companies, organizations and educators to advance broadcast technology and broadcaster innovation. Frankly and six other leading technology companies have joined PILOT as charter members. The seven companies are listed in the NAB press release: http://www.nab.org/documents/newsroom/pressRelease.asp?id=3868
"We are thrilled to be joining this NAB initiative that will aim to create new technologies and solutions for the media industry," said Steve Chung, Founder and Chief Executive Officer. "Becoming a charter member of PILOT will allow us to work closely with some of the world's largest technology companies and build awareness around the Frankly platform. Frankly has always been at the forefront of new technology innovation and we look forward to contributing to this initiative."
Charter members of PILOT will help define key areas for development of innovative technologies and services for media companies with a focus on multi-platform digital distribution. As associate members of NAB, PILOT members will also participate in NAB technology program development, conventions and networking events.
PILOT is designed to create a coalition of broadcasting and technology stakeholders, such as new media broadcasters, measurement and attribution companies, advertising partners and technology enablers. Among other goals, PILOT will drive creation and implementation of new technologies and solutions for the media industry through working groups and committees.
About Frankly: Frankly provides a platform and first-in-class data capabilities for media companies, enterprises, and brands to grow their audience, build engagement, manage their content, and generate revenue across their digital properties. Frankly Media provides content management and advertising solutions to local news media in the United States, covering approximately 100 million monthly users. Frankly Platform is a white-labeled engagement platform that serves top brands and influencers along with Frankly Media customers. Founded in 2013, Frankly is headquartered in San Francisco, California, with offices in New York City. The Company is publicly traded under ticker TLK on Canada's TSX Venture Exchange. To learn more, please visit www.franklyinc.com or email email@example.com.
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