Fox taps Ericsson for Middle East broadcast services

Ericsson has agreed an exclusive multi-year contract with Fox Networks Group Middle East to provide playout, media management and global distribution services for three new HD channels. The channels – Fox Crime, Fox Life and Fox Rewayat – launched last month and are broadcast from Ericsson’s broadcast and media services hub in Abu Dhabi. The […]

BBC strikes major playout deal with Ericsson

Ericsson will handle playout and media management for the BBC’s portfolio of UK channels as part of a new seven-year deal with the broadcaster. The contract includes playout and media management services for BBC One, BBC Two, BBC Four, CBeebies and CBBC and the BBC’s interactive Red Button service. The deal also includes playout and […]

iROKO chooses STN for playout

African TV platform iROKO has chosen Slovenia-based STN to provide playout and distribution services for its Nollywood entertainment channels via Eutelsat’s 5WA satellite with wide beam coverage over Africa. The iROKO Play and iROKO Plus channels will be delivered to viewers ofver digital-terrestrial TV across Africa. STN is providing redundant playout services, with graphics and […]

Eesti Telecom taps PlayBox for channel playout

TeliaSonera-owned Estonian telco Eesti Telecom has chosen PlayBox Technology to provide a playout system for four new broadcast channels in Tallinn. PlayBox’s system will be used to control the branding, scheduling and delivery of the four channels in three separate countries. The company is providing its AirBox content playout and streaming system, TitleBox graphics engine […]

Fashion TV extends deal with SatLink

Israel-based teleport provider SatLink Communications has extended its deal with Fashion TV for the global playout, content management and distribution of its HD and SD channels.  SatLink will distribute Fashion TV via satellite to Asia on the AsiaSat 3S satellite at 105.5° East, to the Americas on Intelsat’s IS805 C-band platform at 55.5° West and […]

CSC Media signs playout deal with WRN Broadcast

UK channel operator CSC Media, which owns 18 TV stations including Chart Show TV, Tiny Pop and True Entertainment, has signed a playout and media management services deal with WRN Broadcast. WRN will be responsible for CSC Media’s entire portfolio of channels – including social media TV channel BuzMuzik, which launched last year – and […]