As broadcasters aim to deliver superior-quality video content for live news and event coverage, data costs are spiraling out of control. Yet, technological advancements have been made that significantly reduce the bitrates typically associated with broadcasting high-quality video in real time over bonded cellular and the public internet. This article will explain how live HD interviews and events can be streamed, stored, and recorded content forwarded, even in the midst of unpredictable and unmanaged network conditions using bonded cellular technology. The benefits of a bonded cellular approach will be discussed, including lowering cellular data consumption without compromising on video quality.
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 TV landscape.
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