/ pps Joins EIDR

Bringing Program Identification in German Speaking Markets

Berlin, Germany, November 19, 2014. – / pps, a leading European EPG datafeed provider, just joined the Entertainment ID Registry (EIDR), the coalition promoting the use of a unique, global identifier of entertainment assets including films and television episodes. The EIDR coalition is organized as an industry non-profit, and is comprised of key stakeholders from content owners, video post-production houses, content distributors, retailers, entertainment services and technology provider companies.

“ is a global business, serving a large ecosystem of broadcasters, service providers and partners in continental Europe,” said Milosz Cechnicki, Managing Director of “As digital grows, we – like many in the industry – face the challenge of faster, better, richer metadata delivery to consumer experiences. The EIDR registry allows us and our customer Swisscom, amongst others, to integrate, match and manage the complex dataset we deliver to the market.”

“We’re delighted to welcome and its operating entity pps as a key strategic player in the German speaking markets of Europe,” stated Don Dulchinos, Executive Director of EIDR. “We recognize that European partners have a great deal to bring to a content identification registry like ours, from depth and breadth of catalog coverage, to understanding of local markets, and an active ecosystem of partners in the digital chain.”

“We look forward to advance the EIDR environment on multiple fronts, from an end-to-end delivery of EIDR enabled EPG data, to upstream relationships with German speaking broadcasters and platforms,” added Jörg Jacob, Sales Director at pps in Berlin.

The EIDR content identifier and related platform APIs, tools, and solutions, can be used efficiently by all actors of the digital video value chain. Advertising, multiplatform distribution, measurement and tracking, are only a few of the digital workflows that can be enhanced by EIDR identifiers.

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For further information, please contact Don Dulchinos:
Tel: +1-303-909-4598
Email: [email protected]

About EIDR
The Entertainment Identifier Registry Association (EIDR) is a nonprofit industry association which supplies the entertainment supply chain with universal identifiers for a broad array of audio visual objects. For more information, please visit The registry is manually and openly searchable at

About / pps is one of the leading providers of television meta-data and publishing services in Europe, providing first-class programme information for television, video-on-demand and radio.

For more than twenty years, the brand has been known for its up-to-the-minute television and radio programme data, premium editorial content, pioneering technological solutions and highest production reliability. Delivery reliability, customer satisfaction and a high performing support are the top priorities for For more information, please visit and