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.
Canadian online magazine “Edwige Magazine”, aimed at working women around the world, has chosen Arkena, a European digital services provider dedicated to the media, for the launch of their TV channel in Europe.
Ericsson has at last settled the immediate future of its media activities after almost a year of review, retaining full control of its Red Bee Media services business while selling off a majority 51% of its Media Solutions division.
Imagine Communications is working closely with Sinclair Broadcast Group (SBG) to streamline and customise the distribution of U.S. broadcasters’ children’s programming by centralising playout operations in the public cloud.
All of Discovery Networks Middle East and Asia (MENA)’s channels are now under the fully automated control of a new 8-channel Marina system from Pebble Beach Systems. The fully redundant playout platform is installed at Du-Samacom, a regional operator of satellite support services.
Remote studio production and virtual playout centers continue to gain traction around the world as new efficiencies and cost savings have become clear. MySports, a new 4K (UHD) pay-TV sports channel based in Switzerland, now maintains two locations—in Erlenbach and Rossens—that share video, audio and intercom signals at every level to enable precise machine control from afar.