16 Jan Olympusat and Compedia announce a cooperation to Launch Hila™ – the first ever Interactive Bible Channel
Olympusat, one of the largest independent media companies specializing in the ownership, distribution, production and technical services of Spanish and English-language networks, and Israeli-based leading educational technology innovator, Compedia Ltd., are announcing their cooperation to launch the first ever interactive, educational Bible channel – Hila™.
Hila – meaning “Halo” or God’s spiritual light in Hebrew – is featuring digital, interactive and engaging biblical content for all ages and interests. Content includes Bible stories, the impact of the Bible on culture and art, the history and archeology of the Bible, and many other subjects.
“As a marketplace leader in channel development, programming and cutting-edge technologies, Olympusat along with Upliftv was the perfect Compedia partner to launch “Hila” Interactive Bible Channel. People young and old will be drawn into the timeless lessons and applications of God’s word in stimulating, user friendly ways,” said Gil Ilutowich, CEO and Co-founder of Compedia.
Expected to be launched at the end of the year, the Hila channel already includes a big variety of courses which can fit any level of knowledge and interest. The content is interactive and includes interactive videos, quizzes, mini-challenges, and gamification. Hila will work on any mobile or desktop device, and on Smart TV.
As part of Hila’s vision to become the predominant international source of interactive digital content related to the Bible, Hila is seeking content partners like ministries, publishers or leading pastors, to have their content digitized, interactive and added to the channel. Hila is presenting in booth #303 this NRB.
Olympusat will work with Compedia to promote Hila on its numerous affiliated faith channels, including their owned and operated channels Parables and Upliftv.
“We are honored to be involved in the promotion of Hila, the interactive platform created to inspire and educate about the Bible,” said Bob Higley Upliftv CEO. “Hila will make the process of Christian learning more exciting and fun,” added Higley.
Parables is an on-demand streaming network that delivers thought-provoking and inspiring faith-based entertainment anywhere, on all devices. Upliftv, showcases inspirational movies, series and documentaries, as well as a variety of TV ministries.
Upliftv is available on DIRECTV, Buckeye Broadband, Consolidated Communications, Frontier Communications and Hotwire Communications.
About Olympusat, Inc. (www.olympusat.com)
Based in West Palm Beach, FL, Olympusat, Inc. is one of the largest independent media corporations specializing in ownership, distribution, production and technical services. The company has established itself as a leader in the Hispanic television and media space through its 60+ HD Spanish and English-language television networks, among them the top-rated Spanish-language movie channel Cine Mexicano, the popular Ultra HD Plex, and a distinctive religious channels and Specialty Suite representing some of the biggest networks in the industry. Olympusat’s content is comprised of original productions, dubbed content from Europe and Asia and licensed in-language content from the U.S., Spain and Latin America. Olympusat provides Spanish dubbing services in its Mexico City facilities for the USA and Latin-American Hispanic market. Recently Olympusat has launched VEMOX, the white label OTT TV Everywhere B2B solution, available for download in Apple Store (iOS), Google Play Store (Android), Apple TV, Roku, Xbox One, LG Smart TV, and Samsung Smart TVs.