Joy News goes on air confidently with PlayBox Technology. The news channel is part of Multi TV family – Ghana's premiere national free to air Satellite TV service. As part of the Multimedia Group Limited, Multi TV operates 20 Television and Radio Channels including Joy TV, Joy News, Joy Sports, Adom TV, Hitz TV, 4Kids, Cine Afrik, Nhyira TV, the Jesus Channel, Real TV.
PlayBox Technology, together with its Philippines partner Solid Video Corporation, organized an open day in Pasig City, on 8 May. The event was very successful with over 90 people attending the event. Broadcasters from several different TV stations were amazed by the versatility of the PlayBox Technology solutions.
ENI Media Asia PTE Ltd, a Korean company that provides a one-stop playout service, has installed a PlayBox Technology playout system at its premises in Singapore. This is now being used to broadcast The Football Channel on the Uplink platform.
PlayBox Technology has delivered, installed and commissioned 27 servers including 14 HD Channel-in-a-Box servers to Iko Media, the service provider for SBB (Serbia BroadBand). This leading operator of internet and cable television is now able to broadcast seven Full HD sports channels to seven countries.
PlayBox Technology and Gencom Technology, New Zealand (www.gencom.com) have signed a contract appointing Gencom as a dealer for Australia and New Zealand.
PlayBox Technology has started a partnership with Unitecnic in Spain. The Spanish Broadcast Systems Company designs, installs and supports turnkey projects and is fully trained in designing, selling and supporting PlayBox Technology workflow solutions. The cooperation between the two companies aims high and offers solutions at your price with free support for the life of the product.
PlayBox Technology will have a big presence at this year’s Eurovision Song Contest. The biggest such contest to date will take place between the 22nd and 26th May 2012 in Baku, Azerbaijan and is hosted by Ictimai TV, part of the Azerbaijan’s Public Television and Radio Broadcasting Company.
PlayBox Technology servers are now providing playout and branding at four channels owned by the Una Vez Mas Television Group. UVM, the largest Azteca America affiliate in the US with 33 O&O stations, has the new servers on air at KHDF Las Vegas, KPDF Phoenix, WUVM Atlanta and KVDF San Antonio.
PlayBox Technology has completed the supply and installation of 15 new playout channels for the fast growing satellite service provider, Noorsat. Noorsat is a long-term PlayBox customer and this latest phase of channel expansion takes its total number of PlayBox playout channels to 120. Other PlayBox equipment includes ingest, CG and storage taking the total number of servers installed in Noorsat’s technical operations centre at Manama, Bahrain, to 139.