The Switch Launches Global IP Transport Service

At the 2018 NAB Show, The Switch, a global video solutions service provider, announced the launch of The Switch Access, an extension of its global fiber and satellite network. The feature allows customers easy access to The Switch’s extensive network of customers, connected venues, studios and production facilities, utilizing a broadband internet connection, from anywhere in the world.

Customers connecting to any of The Switch facilities via The Switch Access can expect the same monitoring and end-to-end management of their feeds. Once connected to The Switch, the customer gains seamless integration with the facility's resources including transport to studios and OTT production.

Customers connecting to The Switch via The Switch Access can expect the same monitoring and end-to-end management of their feeds via The Switch Network Operation Centers with customer control via SwitchIT, The Switch’s patented scheduling and provisioning software platform. Once connected to The Switch, the customer gains seamless integration with The Switch resources including transport to studios and Over-The-Top (OTT) production, with The Switch’s proven quality of service and the ability to schedule transport, production and studios in one step.

With nearly 1,000 professional sports venues, studios, production facilities, broadcasters and OTT platforms connected to the Switch network, customers using The Switch Access can move content from or to the world's leading producers, distributors, service providers and venues cost-effectively and with simple ease-of-use.

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