Firstlight Media Wins Google Cloud Industry Solution Partner Of The Year Award For Media & Entertainment

Firstlight Media has partnered with Google Cloud to help you India aha is transforming from a regional Telugu-language service into a ‘glocal’ powerhouse that provides distinctive storefronts in local languages ​​and using regional currency, without the initial investment of time and money from scratch. Within 10 months of the initial deal, aha 2.0 migrated its Telugu service to the new enhanced firstlight Media platform enabled on Google Cloud, and launched a brand new Tamil service – both using the same backend.

“We are proud to recognize Firstlight Media as our Media & Entertainment Industry Partner of the Year, based on their deep knowledge and evident experience in helping media and entertainment industry clients succeed. “, said Bronwyn Hastings, Vice President of Global ISV Channels and Partnerships, Google Cloud. “Firstlight Media has demonstrated strong technical and service capabilities over the past year, and we look forward to expanding our work together to help media and entertainment organizations digitally transform their businesses. »

“Google Cloud’s robust, feature-rich ecosystem and its eagerness to push the boundaries of cloud-native OTT is directly aligned with Firstlight Media’s goals,” said Paul Pasteur, Chief Commercial Officer and Co-Founder of Firstlight Media. “We are honored to be named Google Cloud Partner of the Year and look forward to continuing to work closely with Google Cloud to bring transformative new OTT capabilities from vision to reality. »


Firstlight Media’s platform is designed to build and deliver scalable cloud applications using cloud-native technologies, including containers, microservices, service mesh, APIs, and immutable infrastructure. The OTT technology stack offers significantly better performance, a modular approach to extending functionality, continuous delivery for rapid iteration and scalability, observability, and built-in security. Forward-thinking OTT providers use the Firstlight Media platform to deliver services with the flexibility and agility of the cloud, while matching or surpassing the reliability and high performance of broadcast.

About Firstlight Media

Firstlight Media leads cloud transformations of OTT and home experiences for pay TV, telcos and MVPDs. The company’s cloud-native platform leverages a transformative Gen5 architecture for unparalleled performance in delivering premium video, handling complex use cases, and scaling to millions of viewers. Founded by a team that has integrated and operated dozens of Tier 1 OTT services worldwide, Firstlight Media powers immersive sports, live experiences and personalized entertainment on any screen. The head office of the company is located at Toronto and has additional locations in Los Angeles, San Diego and Chennai, India. For more information, visit

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