Red Bee signs Fox Sports Netherlands deal 

Media services firm Red Bee has signed a multi-year deal with Fox Sports in the Netherlands. 

Under this agreement, Fox Sports will utilise Red Bee’s multi-tenant IP-based global MCR Platform in Hilversum. Red Bee will also provide mobile encoding kits for 38 football stadiums, delivering signals from the Dutch premier and second tier league. 

Additional services include connectivity setups between BT Tower in London, the Global MCR in Hilversum and other Red Bee hubs as well as fully managed contribution services for Xee Denmark and ESPN Africa.

Steve Nylund, Red Bee CEO said: “We are happy to have gained the confidence from Fox Sports in the Netherlands. With our recently launched global IP-based MCR Platform in Hilversum and additional facilities in London, Paris and Stockholm, we have built a highly flexible and futureproof infrastructure than can manage all MCR, distribution and contribution needs for an evolving media and broadcast industry.” 

In the Netherlands, Fox Sports is broadcasting international sports content such as Eredivisie, Keuken Kampioen Divisie, KNVB Cup, Bundesliga, Major League Soccer, NFL, MLB, NHL as well as ATP and WTA Tennis.

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