Fox Picks BrightCove For Online Video

Fox Entertainment Group have announced the selection of online video provider Brightcove as the single online distributor of Fox network television programs

Starting immediately, Fox Broadcast Net, FX and Speed is available via ad-supported Internet video channels using Brightcove technology with more content to follow.

Brightcove has existing agreements with CBS, Discovery, MTV Networks, National Geographic, Showtime, Rainbow Media, Buena Vista TV, Dow Jones, BSkyB and the New York Times, although none so far have been exclusive as this new deal is said to be.

As notes, the deal will also allow embedding of Fox programs on external sites.

Brightcove is backed General Catalyst Partners, Accel Partners, AOL, Hearst Corp and IAC to the tune of $59+ million.