New Mexico State University Replaces Satellite With Video Over IP

LTN Global, a provider of IP video transport solutions, has a three-year agreement with New Mexico State University (NMSU) to be the school’s primary IP transmission provider.

Covering football, men's and women's basketball, softball, and baseball, NMSU's AggieVision and Special Productions Unit produces more than 40 athletics telecasts a year. After partnering with LTN and phasing out its satellite uplink facility, NMSU is utilizing LTN's managed network for reliable and cost-effective transport of video content to five different channels: ESPN, Fox Sports Arizona, Altitude Sports, Comcast, and KVIA.

Using the capacity of the internet, LTN's managed IP network transmits NMSU's live signals to all of its broadcast partners with less than 200 milliseconds of latency and guaranteed quality for an exceptional viewing experience. LTN provides backhaul services for NMSU throughout the year as it covers its athletic events and the university can transmit to multiple points more easily and at a lower cost than with satellite.

"Showing fans a crystal-clear picture on every channel with no delays or signal loss is the goal for any sports content provider," said Chris Myers, evp and chief revenue officer at LTN Global. "Using our proven IP network, NMSU can distribute live events to all of its channels with no breaks in the action, so Aggies who aren't in the stands can enjoy the game without distraction. Even better, the NMSU crew can do it more easily and more affordably."

"Our audience demands a high standard in terms of quality and reliability, and we can say plain and simple – it just works," said Adrian Velarde, KRWG Public Media's general manager at New Mexico State University. "The process to move to LTN was very smooth, and LTN's support was incredibly helpful during the transition."

You might also like...

Essential Guide: Improving Comms With 5GHz

As broadcasters continue to differentiate themselves through live programing and events, intercom is gaining more influence now than ever. This is especially true for large arena events where mobile crews demand the freedom of wireless connectivity. But as RF technology…

Predicting Editing Performance From Games And Benchmarks: Part 2

Computer game apps read compressed artificial world descriptions from a disk file. This artificial world is regenerated by the CPU and loaded into the GPU where it is displayed to the gamer. The gamer’s actions are fed back to t…

Color and Colorimetry – Part 8

The derivation of the famous CIE horseshoe was explained in the previous part in terms of a re-mapping or distortion of rg color space. The derivation is somewhat abstract because the uses of color science go far beyond the applications…

ITU Adopts ATSC 3.0

Unlike the days of incompatible PAL, SECAM and NTSC analog TV sets and expensive conversion from one standard to another, ATSC 3.0 is frame rate agnostic.

Essential Guide: Practical High Dynamic Range Broadcast Workflows

HDR is taking the broadcasting world by storm. The combination of a greater dynamic range and wider color gamut is delivering images that truly bring the immersive experience to home viewers. Vibrant colors and detailed specular highlights build a kind…