WRN Broadcast upgrades media centre

Broadcast services provider WRN Broadcast is investing over £1 million (€1.2 million) in its London-based media centre.

The investment, which will be completed by March 2013, includes a dedicated archive environment with an additional two petabytes worth of storage, a new master control room and a significant upgrade to the current media asset management and mediator system, according to the company.

WRN Broadcast’s newly appointed chief technology officer Dave Travis said: “We’ve worked closely with our technology partners, including Evertz, Spectra Logic and Bright Media to continually innovate our broadcast services and keep our technology solutions first class. We continue to respond to our clients needs and will always invest in promising new areas of the business.”

WRN Broadcast clients include Viacom International Media Networks, NHK World and Wananchi, the East African Broadcaster.