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The BBC Scotland opened its broadcast center at Pacific Quay in Glasgow in 2007 as an SDI HD facility with traditional satellite-based contribution downlink capability. Over the last 10 years, however, they have gradually moved to IP contribution and the benefits have been significant.
Flemish media company DPG Media is going all in on ST2110-based IP production with Lawo, upgrading facilities in Vilvoorde, Belgium and constructing a new building in Antwerp to support its wide array of programming. Antwerp is the site of its nationwide news operations.
TVT Media is a leading independent digital media lab, providing and delivering content and services for the world’s principal broadcasters. With operations around the world, the company’s media management and software platform, ContentSelect, underpins the wide range of services they provide to their customers.
TV Azteca continues to grow in terms of the number of programming hours they produce, as well as by expanding to create content for OTT and other digital platforms. With plans to make a gradual transition to IP distribution, cloud-based operations and 4K UHD, the company was looking to replace aging playout and master control infrastructure with flexible technology that would enable them to efficiently run their current business and easily evolve to meet future requirements.