Globecast, Viaccess-Orca and Mainstreaming partner for end-to-end OTT platform

Media solutions provider Globecast has announced a partnership with Viaccess-Orca and MainStreaming. The new coalition of vendors will see the creation of a new end-to-end OTT platform, app and associated backend infrastructure. The companies have created an initial demonstration version of the app for live content. Globecast handles encoding of feeds, which are then delivered […]

Globecast achieves ISO 27001 security certification for Sainte-Assise teleport

Media solutions provider Globecast has achieved ISO 27001 security certification for its Sainte-Assise teleport, located near Paris. The company said that it has also achieved ISO 14001 (environmental management) and ISO 50001 (energy efficiency). All three certifications are for three years. The teleport is a key part of Globecast’s connectivity network, and complements sites in […]

Arirang TV selects Globecast for Western Europe Simply K-Pop launch

South Korean English-language TV network Arirang TV has announced an extended partnership with satellite operator Globecast to launch its HD channel in Western Europe. The deal will see the Simply K-Pop music channel, which is aimed at international audiences, broadcast across the region on satellite Astra 1L at 19.2°E. Arirang TV, operated by the Korea […]

AMC ties up Globecast deal for EMEA channel distribution

AMC International UK (AMCNI UK) has announced a deal with Globecast to provide playout and distribution services for its 21 EMEA channels. AMCNI, a new customer for Globecast, is a prolific broadcaster across the continent and offers a wide range of channels such as JimJam, AMC, Film+, Filmcafe, Film Mánia, MGM, Sport1, Sport2, Minimax, Spektrum, […]

Orange stalwart Guilbaud in as CFO at Globecast

Media solutions provider Globecast has announced the appointment of Antoine Guilbaud as chief financial. The telco industry veteran Guilbaud replaces the outgoing Nathalie Krick, who is taking up a new role in Globecast’s sister company, Orange Cyberdefense. The new exec joins with more than 20 years of experience in the industry, most notably as CFO […]

Virgin Media taps Globecast for pop-up playout

Liberty Global-owned Virgin Media has tapped media services provider Globecast to provide playout for its pop-up HD exercise channel Get Moving. Virgin Media initially launched the channel itself but then turned to Globecast for fully-managed playout of the service, which was targeted at lockdown-confined consumers looking for ways to exercise. Globecast is providing Cinergy-based playout […]

Globecast hires Chris Pulis as CTO for Americas

Solutions provider Globecast has hired Chris Pulis as its new chief technology officer (CTO) for the Americas, effective immediately.  Pulis joins with 25 years of experience in business and technology operations, most recently working as VP, product strategy, at digital technology consultancy Diamond in Los Angeles. He has also held senior positions at Deluxe Entertainment […]

ProSiebenSat.1 signs up Globecast for international licensing

German broadcaster ProSiebenSat.1 has signed on with solutions provider Globecast for the licensing of its ProSiebenSat.1 Welt German-language TV channel. Globecast will licence the channel exclusively in the US for MVPD, cable operator, OTT platform and IPTV distribution and non-exclusively in Central and South America, Australia, and New Zealand. Technical delivery of the signal is […]

Globecast appoints VO’s Madeleine as France sales director

Media vendor Globecast has hired Yann Madeleine as its director of sales for France. Sitting on the company’s executive committee, Madeleine will join the company on March 16 and replace François-Regis Grenot who has taken up a role in the Orange Group. Madeleine will be responsible for managing interactions with new and existing customers and […]

Globecast partners with Orby TV for pay-as-you-go satellite service

Globecast has signed a deal with pay-as-you-go satellite TV startup Orby TV to provide a range of turnkey broadcast media operational services.  Orby TV launched in the lower 48 US states in Spring 2019, with a mission statement to provide a high-quality and low-cost pay TV service with no contract and no internet required. This […]

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