Globecast promotes company vet Malhotra to managing director for Asia

Solutions provider Globecast has promoted Shakunt Malhotra to managing director Asia. Malhotra is a company veteran, having worked at Globecast for 18 years. He will lead operations across Asia and manage four key areas of focus: teleport services, media management services, channel operations and engineering and new technologies. Prior to this role, Malhotra was VP […]

Globecast teams up with PSSI Global Services

Media services provider Globecast has teamed up with  PSSI Global Services, a provider of event, transmission and connectivity solutions, to enhance media distribution and contribution services for its customers, including global distribution of news and sporting events, US teleport backup services, and expanded international programming in the US. As part of the deal, Globecast has acquired the Galaxy 19 international channel business from PSSI, which includes […]

Globecast and Eutelsat launch new Hotbird platform with Deutsche Welle as first customer

International distribution firm Globecast has announced an extension of its partnership with Eutelsat Communications on the creation of a new Hotbird platform. Globecast says that the new platform is designed to “satisfy the growing move from SD to HD in the market”. “We’ve seen increasing demand for capacity across Europe from west to east as […]

Globecast taps Guzman for VP CAAD Americas role

Media distributor Globecast has appointed Berto Guzman as VP head of content acquisition aggregation and distribution (CAAD) for the Americas. In the role, which he takes immediately, Guzman is responsible for programmer partnerships and platform distribution to build upon the continued success of the company’s content business throughout the Americas. Guzman is well-established in the […]

Globecast signs multi-year deal with Tour de France organisers 

Tour de France organiser Amaury Sport Organisation (A.S.O) has signed a multi-year deal with Globecast for clipped content sharing.  The deal will leverage Content Marketplace, part of Globecast’s Digital Media Hub. Digital Media Hub is Globecast’s suite of services for sport and live events.  The content from events such as Liège-Bastogne-Liège and Tour de France […]

Two new appointments at Globecast

Media solutions provider Globecast has announced two UK-based appointments in its distribution and contribution teams. Jack Braybrook has joined the content and distribution team as account manager (AM), Distribution, while James Whittaker has joined the contribution team as business development manager (BDM) OU Sports and Events. “Jack and James have the proper skillsets to help […]

Turkey’s TRT Today launches Arabic service in HD with Globecast

Turkish news channel TRT Today has launched a new HD variant of its Arabic language channel, TRT Arabi in HD, and has tapped media services outfit Globecast to provide the uplink for the service. TRT Arabi can to be viewed in HD across Europe and the MENA region via three satellites: Eutelsat’s Hotbird, Arabsat’s Badr 4 and Eutelsat 7 West […]

Globecast hires Viaccess-Orca’s security director

Globecast has appointed Viaccess-Orca’s former security director, Renaud Presty, as its new director of security. Presty joins Globecast with immediate effect and will be tasked with handling all cybersecurity and content protection-related issues – including IT security, certification, rules of use, and securing Globecast’s installations and services. “Never has cybersecurity and related content protection been […]

Globecast extends ATP Media partnership

Media solutions provider Globecast has renewed its partnership with tennis rights owner ATP Media to bring HD coverage of tennis events to viewers around the world. The new three-year deal extends Globecast’s relationship with ATP Media, with Globecast supplying distribution services for the ATP World Tour Masters 1000s, the ATP World Tour 500s, the Next […]

Virgin Media taps Globecast for 4K channel

Media services provider Globecast has been chosen by Virgin Media as its technical partner for the launch of Virgin TV Ultra HD –  the UK’s first dedicated UHD entertainment channel. The channel, which launches on Monday, will be available for Virgin Media’s Full House and VIP customers using its next-generation Virgin TV V6 set-top box. […]

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