Preschool Video Platform Kidobi Drives Growth with New Content, Announces Partnership with Your Family Entertainment

December 23, 2011

Kidobi adds nine children’s series to its expanding library in a new partnership with Your Family Entertainment.

Toronto, Canada (PRWEB) December 23, 2011

Kidobi announced today a new content partnership with Your Family Entertainment AG that will bring more than 40 hours of children´s programming to Kidobi´s new streaming video service for preschool children. The agreement gives Kidobi SVOD rights to nine different series from Your Family Entertainment´s catalogue, including Albert Asks“¦ What is Life? (26 x 13´) Lisa & Paul (15 x 5´) and Urmel (26 x 24´) among others.

Additional programs to be available on the Kidobi platform include: Albert says: Nature Knows Best (13 x 25´), Altair in Starland (52 x 12´), Marvellous Milly I and II (13 x 6´ each), Tobias Totz and his Lion (13 x 5´), and Wilf the Witch´s Dog (26 x 13´).

“This relationship supports Kidobi´s mission to have unique and valued content that exemplifies positive and safe programming choices. Kidobi and Your Family Entertainment share the same vision of providing young children and their families with educational and non-violent programming,” says Eric Sorenson, Director of Research & Content at Kidobi. “This partnership gives our growing audience access to high quality preschool programs that kids love and parents trust.”

Klaus Forch, EVP Sales and Legal of Your Family Entertainment says, “The North American market is demanding entertaining, educational and value driven content for kids, youth and the whole family, regardless of its origin. Your Family Entertainment is happy to now include its award-winning programs as part of Kidobi´s smart media service.”

Kidobi, which is available online at http://www.kidobi.com for just $3.99/month, gives preschoolers and their parents´ unlimited access to Kidobi´s growing library of children´s programming from around the world.

About Kidobi

Kidobi is a new, online preschool destination that creates tailor-made video playlists based on a child’s age, interests and skills. Kidobi adapts to the child’s skill level and preferences using technology developed with educators and child development experts. Kidobi software will automatically create customized, ad-free playlists, or parents can choose educational topics, set the difficultly level and search the Media Library themselves.

About Your Family Entertainment AG

Your Family Entertainment AG (WKN: 540891, ISIN: DE0005408918, Abbreviation: RTV) stands for educational, violence free television that promotes values with its balanced family programs.

The company has its origins in Ravensburger AG. Since 1981 a library of around 3,500 half hours of children’s and youth programs has been developed continuously.

Your Family Entertainment operates the award winning payTV channel ‘yourfamily’ for children and families in German-speaking Europe (KabelKiosk, unitymedia, Arcor digitalTV, Kabel BW, Vodafone digital TV, UPC Austria, Swisscom TV, Deutsche Telekom and Zattoo) and Bulgaria. After winning the HOT BIRDTM TV AWARD in 2010, the channel was again nominated for the award in 2011. The company´s mobile channels ‘yourfamily’, ‘Cosmo & Wanda’, ‘Country Mouse & City Mouse’, ‘RoboRoach’ and ‘Tales from the Cryptkeeper’ can be received on ’3′ in Austria.

YFE Contact:

Your Family Entertainment AG

Michael Huber

Nordendstraße 64

80801 Munich


Phone:+49 (0)89 / 99 72 71-0

E-Mail: michael.huber@yfe.tv

Information about the company: http://www.yf-e.com

Information about the tv-channel: http://www.yfe.tv

Kidobi Contact:

Eric Sorenson

100 Front Street East, Suite 208

Toronto, ON Canada

M5A 1E1

Phone: (1) 647 477 5620

E-mail: eric(at)kidobi(dot)com


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