London, 22 June 2011 – PlayBox Technology has reached the milestone of 10,000 playout and branding systems delivered into over 120 countries. These operate in configurations ranging from single channel-in-a-box servers to multichannel turnkey broadcast centres. “The longest day of the year seemed very short as we celebrated a fantastic achievement with thanks to all PlayBox Technology staff, partners, dealers and system integrators, both past and present that have contributed to this extraordinary achievement,” says Vassil Lefterov, CEO, PlayBox Technology.
Don Ash, Director, Sales comments, “Since 1999 we have become a global operation with 15 sales and support centres in 10 countries and our success is due to many people all working together but, ultimately, the confidence and trust in us by our clients. Our many thousands of clients have continuously pushed us to produce the perfect ‘box’ and to reduce the overall costs to enhance their operations.”
Krasimir Dachev, CTO, PlayBox Technology comments, “In 1999 people rarely talked about ‘file-based’ and ‘broadcast’ in the same breath. Now our experience, with thousands of TV channels running on commodity IT platforms over 12 years, means our customers have both proven stable server technology as well as playout platforms that can directly plug into their existing IT or TV infrastructure.”
Pavlin Rahnev, Director, Solution Sales comments, “Television broadcast is going digital and many to HD. This is now happening fast, for example there were over 300 new channels established among the EU member states last year alone. Also a growing number channels are delivered by the internet and we have picked up a good share of this new business too.”
About PlayBox Technology
PlayBox Technology is an international communications and information-technology company serving the broadcast and corporate markets in more than 120 countries. It is dedicated to the research, design, development and provision of the best products, systems, solutions and services. With over 10,000 TV and branding channels powered by PlayBox Technology the chances are you will have experienced our broadcast solutions for yourself. Users cover a wide range of today’s broadcast activities and include start-up TV channels, webcasters, DVB (IP/ASI) TV channels, interactive TV and music channels, film channels, remote TV channels and disaster recovery channels as well as satellite, local, regional, national and international broadcasters.