Bouygues Telecom signs agreement to license Jinni’s content discovery solution

Telecom Lead Europe: French telecom operator Bouygues Telecom has signed an agreement to license Jinni’s content discovery solution.

The Jinni technology will power a superior user experience with semantic search, browse by mood, and other intuitive discovery features. The service will be offered in French and includes discovery of both international and local French TV series and movies.

Bouygues Telecom is leading the French TV market by being the first to offer content discovery to suit users’ personal tastes and moods.

Bouygues Telecom subscribers will be able to find what to watch by plots (e.g. criminal heroes, nothing goes right, fall in love, dishonesty…), moods (e.g. feel good, suspenseful, clever, sincere…), times and periods, places, audiences, styles, and awards.

Jinni CEO Yosi Glick said: “France is in a prolific period of innovation and introducing revolutionary new products in TV consumption and content recommendation. Bouygues Telecom is a cutting edge telco provider that proactively looks to offer consumers the most compelling entertainment experience. This is a natural partnership between two companies at the forefront of TV experience innovation.”

“Bouygues Telecom always strives to offer its customers rich and innovative experiences. That’s why we are pleased to partner with Jinni in order to include its cutting-edge technology in our ecosystem for the benefit of our customers. Indeed, our goal is for Jinni’s avant-garde approach to enable our customers to get the most enjoyment out of our impressive content offers,” said Thibaut Keraval, Bouygues Telecom’s responsible for Land and Mobile Service Platforms.

The Jinni technology will be first introduced with a seamlessly integrated second screen tablet app to provide an easy-to-use, quick and entertaining way for users to access and discover new movies and TV series they will love.

With natural language understanding (NLU) capabilities, Jinni meets the growing consumer demand for a next-generation cross-platform entertainment experience across set-top-boxes, tablets, smartphones, PC’s/Mac’s, Connected TV’s and gaming consoles.

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