Hailstorm — the Netflix scaling solution over Android TV

by Rex Ching

Hailstorm is an Android TV scaling program designed by Netflix to reduce the Netflix integration effort for partners on the Android TV platform. It aims to shorten partner’s time to market and to unlock more pay TV operators’ device reach opportunities, making Netflix even more accessible to members around the world. As of today, we have observed an initial reduction of certification time from 3 months to 1 week from our pilot projects.

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