TMS and The Filter sign metadata agreement

February 26, 2014 10.24 Europe/London By Robert Briel

btvision_EPG screenTMS and The Filter have entered into a new agreement to provide its On Entertainment metadata to The Filter

UK-based The Filter provides search and recommendation services to telecommunications, mobile and digital media companies in 35 countries around the world.

Customers include BT, Nokia and Vudu whose guides and UIs have delivered more than 1 billion targeted content recommendations to more than 150 million end users internationally.

The Filter will use TMS’ On Entertainment data for the UK and Sweden including TV show and episode information, movie information, keywords and recommendations.

“By connecting entertainment consumers with highly relevant and personalized content choices, The Filter is able to ensure the success of its valued provider customers,” said James Routley, CEO of The Filter. “Key to all our recommendations is high-quality entertainment metadata – and we consider TMS’ offerings to be best of breed.”

“The Filter is a top-tier enabler of entertainment discovery and recommendations whose services are relied on by the biggest providers in Europe and beyond,” said Rich Cusick, general manager of TMS. “We are pleased they chose our On Entertainment data to help connect end users to the most relevant content and to enable the success of their customers.”