SUNNYVALE, California., Sept. 08, 2022 - Evergent, the customer management and monetization leader for streaming and digital subscription businesses, announced a new partnership with KOCOWA, a subscription video streaming platform is serving Korean content to audiences throughout the world. Through the agreement, Evergent will provide optimized payment solutions for KOCOWA customers in different global regions while also incorporating multiple currencies, languages, and payment models.
KOCOWA was launched in 2017 by wave Americas (wA), a joint company of KBS, MCB, and SBS, the top three Korean broadcasters, and SK Telecom. The streaming video platform delivers Korean dramas, reality, and K-pop content to a subscription audience in the United States, Canada, and Brazil.
As wA introduces KOCOWA to new markets and geographies, Evergent’s agile monetization and CRM products will make it possible to accommodate both global and regional considerations and provide the adaptability required to integrate different currencies, languages, and payment processes seamlessly. With Evergent’s flexible monetization tools, KOCOWA will be able to rapidly scale and reach the growing global audience for premium Korean entertainment content. The new partnership will also allow KOCOWA to explore and deploy multiple pricing and payment options for existing customers in North and South America.
“KOCOWA presents an ideal use case for Evergent’s highly flexible solutions, as they operate at the nexus of three cultures, languages, and geographies,” said Vijay Sajja, founder and CEO of Evergent. “KOCOWA has already demonstrated the viability of delivering premium Korean content to customers in North America and Brazil. We look forward to supporting them with agile monetization tools as they extend this service to other areas of the world.”
“The success of our streaming platform in the Americas demonstrates the tremendous global demand for premium Korean content, but capitalizing on that demand requires speed and agility as we work to meet the needs of diverse markets and audiences,” said KunHee Park, CEO at KOCOWA. “Evergent makes our platform better and more competitive by enabling us to pursue multiple new monetization models with minimal deployment effort, providing us with new tools to inform our sales and marketing campaigns. We expect Evergent to play a key role in our growth as we bring KOCOWA to new customers worldwide.”
Based in Sunnyvale, CA, Evergent delivers customer relationship management tools for global digital media, entertainment and telecommunications providers. With customers in 180 countries ranging from small businesses to Fortune 500 companies, Evergent creates flexible, user-friendly solutions enabling customers to streamline their CRM processes and maximize monetization efforts. For more information, visit www.evergent.com.
ABOUT wA AND KOCOWA
wA is a joint company between the top three Korean broadcasters — KBS, MBC, SBS, plus SK Telecom. wA launched KOCOWA, a subscription video streaming platform in the Americas in 2017, with primary audiences in the United States, Canada, and Brazil. KOCOWA provides a robust lineup of over 17,000 hours of Korean Dramas, Reality, and K-pop content in multi-languages on its direct platform. For more information, please visit: www.kocowa.com