TEGNA’s “Daily Blast Live” Finds New Path For Multi-Station Live Contribution On The TVU Grid January 9th 2019 - 11:00 AM

With each new program or channel launch, broadcasters are experimenting with the latest technologies that disrupt the traditional models of distribution and improve upon the sharing of content between stations. They have to in order to produce high-quality and captivating multimedia content with ever-shrinking resources amidst today’s highly competitive T

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Imagine Communications Helps Greece’s Alpha TV Migrate To HD In New Playout Center December 21st 2018 - 01:00 PM

Imagine Communications has implemented a new multichannel playout center for Alpha TV in Athens, Greece. The new installation gives Alpha TV the ability to meet its viewers’ demand for HD on all channels, and builds a platform for future growth plans. It also ensures business continuity by providing full redundancy, e

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Japan’s NHK Launches 8K Network Via Satellite December 12th 2018 - 12:05 PM

On December 2, Eutelsat Communications helped Japan’s national broadcaster NHK launch the world’s first 8K network, transmitting live images of the from the Vatican. The new NHK network, called BS8K, uses a broadcast link to Tokyo via the EutelSat 12 West B satellite to broadcast images live, 12 hours a day

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Arqiva To Withdraw From Playout and Refocus on Uplink Operations November 7th 2018 - 01:50 PM

The playout business received another jolt today when facilities provider Arqiva announced that it intends to move out of the sector over time. The company, which has been a major player in playout for the past 18 years, also plans to redirect its Occasional Use (OU) division away from conventional uplinks

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Newtec Modems Successfully Tested On Telsat’s First LEO Satellite November 1st 2018 - 10:00 AM

Now that Telesat’s Low Earth Orbit (LEO) satellite is successfully in orbit, it has begun testing third-party vendor products that could benefit form the satellite technology. The initiative is part of Canada-based Telesat’s plans to deploy a global LEO constellation of 117 satellites for broadband connectivity that it said wou

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The Broadcast Bridge Publishes Almost 100 Articles Each Month October 17th 2018 - 08:00 AM

The Broadcast Bridge publishes almost 100 articles each month. Given that high number, you could be expected to have missed one or more of them. After a review of reader interest, we selected two that readers indicated of high interest.

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