PlayBox Technology has played a major part in the expansion of Go tv, Malta’s leading quad-play communications provider. This has involved upgrading the sports playout facility as well as providing equipment for a new information channel and a movie channel.
RCS - Digi Sport is now running multi-channel SD/HD platforms in three countries: Romania, Hungary and Slovakia – all powered by PlayBox Technology.
The first installation was in Romania, where three sports channels, two HD music channels and two HD movie channels have been launched. The sports channels (Digi Sport RO , Digi Sport Plus, Digi Sport HD) are running from three standalone PlayBox playout servers and three PlayBox Titlebox CG systems. All the content and playlists are distributed across the network via PlayBox SafeBox.
Applications for high quality video replays are rapidly growing outside the world of television and PlayBox Technology is increasingly becoming involved. Digital signage is one area where the company is active, but a cinema in Malta has now opened up a new application area for our solutions – playout for cinemas.
PlayBox Technology has supplied equipment for Infinia to provide the playout facilities needed to support Cazavision’s on-air replay and graphics.The system integration has been done by Broad Service Technical Support, S.L.
PlayBox Technology is proud to announce the launch of Samaya 24x7 news channel based in Bangalore, Karnataka. It has not only been a feather in the cap of CMD (Country Managing Director) Rajiv Puri, but another milestone for PlayBox Technology India – providing a cost-effective end-to-end solution for news channels and proving it does supply 100% of Technology at 25% of cost.
One of Turkey’s biggest production companies, IMAJ (www.imajonline.com), already a well-established PlayBox user, is contributing to the TV coverage of the FIBA (Fédération Internationale de Basketball) World Championship in Turkey. IMAJ has been supplied by PlayBox Turkey with four SD-SDI and one HD-SDI AirBox and TitleBox playout and CG/graphics servers for the tapeless workflow of the World Championship TV coverage within the broadcast centres.
At the end of this spring, Di-Enter Corporation started broadcasting four movie channels, all of them powered by PlayBox Technology channel-in-a-box turnkey server solutions. The client made a contract with the National Serbian Telecommunication Company – Telekom, which is the owner of best and largest IPTV network in the state.
The Thailand satellite communications company Thaicom, has installed a PlayBox Technology playout solution to feed television services on its transponders. Known for its innovation, the Company was the first in the region to offer Ku-band, Digital Direct-to-Home broadcasting as well as being the world’s first operator to employ MPEG-2/ DVB compression in 1994.
PlayBox Technology has been busy with new projects in Moldova with three clients taking advantage of the latest technology to provide high performance News Room Computer Systems to their existing PlayBox Technology workflow
PlayBox Technology UK has installed a complete turnkey project in South Africa for the Broadcast Playout Centre for ITV South Africa. ITV is the world’s first English Speaking Islamic satellite television channel transmitted from South Africa.