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. […]

Globecast names new French sales chief

Media services provider Globecast has named François-Regis Grenot as sales director for France. Grenot, who will take up his post on July 1, will work closely with Globecast’s customers in France both on the technical and client service side to ensure that the company is meeting their needs in this rapidly evolving media landscape. Grenot, […]

Eutelsat and Globecast launch media platform over the Americas

Eutelsat and Globecast have partnered to launch a new media platform over the Americas using the 117° West video neighbourhood. The companies will offer a media management solution for broadcasters across the Americas using Globecast’s Culver City, California teleport and the Eutelsat 117 West A satellite at 117° West – which offers coverage from Alaska […]

TVT Media boosts Asian presence with new hire

Content services company TVT Media has appointed former Globecast executive, Jason Ho, to the newly created role of vice-president of sales in Asia. Ho will be based in Singapore and is tasked with driving TVT Media’s business development across the Asia-Pacific region, where the company also has offices in Tokyo and Sydney. “Jason is an […]

Globecast names Rivals to quality post, renews Orange Romania-SES deal

Media services provider Globecast has named Jacques Rivals as chief quality and change officer, a new position in which he will be tasked with building and supporting transformation programs as part of Globecast’s overall quality management strategy, helping to drive an enhanced customer experience.  Rivals has worked for Globecast parent Orange for over 30 years, […]

Globecast ups Sylvain Merle to COO

Globecast has upped chief technology officer (CTO) Sylvain Merle to chief operating officer (COO), replacing Philippe Fort who is retiring after 16 years at the company. The move marks a swift promotion for Merle, who joined the company earlier this year from BeIN Media Group, where he was technical director. “With Sylvain’s extensive experience in […]

Revelation TV turns to Globecast

UK Christian broadcaster Revelation TV has tapped Globecast to provide playout capabilities including daily live feeds and schedule-driven recordings of the feeds, exception-based quality control of content and metadata supply to Revelation’s scheduling systems. Revelation TV already uses Globecast to provide satellite capacity for distribution on the Sky platform from the 28.2° East position currently […]

France 24’s new Spanish-language channel to launch on Intelsat

France 24’s new Spanish-language HD news channel is to launch on Intelsat’s prime Latin American orbital position through an agreement with media services provider Globecast. Intelsat has renewed an agreement with Globecast to distribute two existing France 24 channels in addition to the new Spanish channel. Globecast will distribute three channels – English, French and […]