PlayBox Technology has partnered with Playout247 to produce an advanced playout operation in the heart of London’s media communications industry. This now supports 24 conventional satellite channels and 38 internet channels at full satellite broadcast quality; and has proved the new state-of-the-art playout technologies resulting from a two-year development project.
1Music Channel, a new music channel in the Romanian music television market, started broadcasting in May and is free to air via satellite throughout most of Europe. 1Music is also streamed on digital cable and delivered by most of the Romanian analogue CATV providers as part of the standard package
IKO Mediagroup, has chosen a solution from PlayBox Technology to playout its Sport Klub + and DOQ TV channels to a multilingual audience. For wide appeal, the playout provides audiences of both channels with the option to choose the language of the audio and of the subtitles.
PlayBox Technology has completed a turnkey project that provides Pro TV Montenegro with a complete playout workflow. This includes a full complement of PlayBox Technology solutions for the high quality 24/7 playout of PRO TV channel in Montenegro. This new channel distributes via satellite and cable to Montenegro and Serbia and will play news, movies and live shows reaching over 2 million households.
PlayBox Technology playout solutions were engineered to meet the requirements for the modernisation and re-equipment of 14 State Regional TV Broadcasters in Ukraine that started in 2004. These were successfully installed by the Japanese company - Systec International who was chosen to provide the design, procurement, delivery, installation, commissioning, acceptance, training and warranty services for the project.
PlayBox Technology has supplied six channels of IPTV playout for ELTA’s 24/7 multi-channel playout centre located in Taipei, Taiwan. PlayBox Technology solutions are used to broadcast the broadband IPTV channels of HiNet HiChannel that offer sports, movies, drama and entertainment, as well as ChungHwa Telecom’s (CHT) multimedia-on-demand (MOD) service that includes advertising and sports, including North American Major League Baseball.
Orbit Communications Company lays claim to being the world’s first fully digital, multi-channel, multilingual, pay television service broadcasting by satellite to the Middle East and North Africa. Having started transmissions in 1994, it currently offers over 50 television channels as well as a package of audio channels. When Orbit wanted to relocate the playout of four of its Arabic channels from Dubai to its main playout centre in Bahrain, it decided to seek a new, modern cost-effective broadcast quality solution.
Ginx TV Romania will Broadcast in 18 languages across the emerging markets of Eastern and Central Europe using Solutions provided by PlayBox Technology.
We run two Christian television channels from our premises in London. Revelation TV came first and the newer youth-oriented music channel, Genesis TV followed; both are on the air 24/7 and transmitted in the UK via the Sky platform. Initially we invested in server technology for playout as we saw that it should have many advantages over traditional tape. With no engineer on the premises one of the top priorities was reliability. However, the servers proved less reliable than was hoped.
Seminole Government Television (SGTV), Seminole County, Florida, has transformed its playout from analogue to digital with a solution supplied by PlayBox Technology. The requirements included the provision of a soft transition to the new technology as well as supplying fully redundant backup and emergency broadcasting.