PlayBox Technology pioneered the Channel-in-a-Box approach to broadcast branding, scheduling and playout right from the company's inception. Key drivers in the broadcast playout business continue to be the demand for ease of installation, operational reliability and efficient post-sales support.
BH Telecom, the leading telecommunication service-provider in Bosnia and Herzegovina, has invested in PlayBox Technology channel-in-a-box systems for integration into its data centre in Sarajevo. The contract was won on an open-tender basis by systems integration company BCH which is itself based in Sarajevo.
PlayBox Technology will demonstrate its advanced broadcast channel-in-a-box branding and playout product range on stand F12 at BVE 2015. PlayBox Technology representatives at BVE 2015 will include Don Ash, Ben Gunkel, Ananth Sam, Phillip Neighbour, Alan Bunting, Maurice de Jonghe and Kevin Salvidge.
VIETV Network, the largest Vietnamese television network in America, has purchased five AirBox servers for integration into its production headquarters in Houston, Texas. Powered by AirBox, VIETV created the first Asian channel broadcasting in HD in America and expanded their coverage to cities from coast to coast. Their investment enables the network to expand the number of channels it produces while retaining full control of presentation, scheduling and playout. The sale was negotiated by PlayBox Technology USA, based in Atlanta.
At the AfriCast show in Nigeria this October, AfriCast 2014 conference speakers consistently referred to 'the playbox' as an essential part of modern broadcast workflow," comments PlayBox Technology Sales Director Ben Gunkel. "With up to 500 people attending each conference session, this reinforced the message we have been promoting that PlayBox Technology leads the field in terms of reliability, scalability, ease of operation, training, after-sale support and long-term cost-efficiency.
Mongolian broadcaster, Mongol TV, has upgraded the PlayBox Technology system at its headquarters in the country's capital city. New playout servers and integrated software were installed by engineering staff from the PlayBox Technology Asia Pacific office in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
TV9 Surabaya, one of Indonesia's most highly respected regional broadcasters chose a broadcast system from PlayBox Technology as the core of a major technical upgrade. The channel transmits programmes from its studios from the country's second largest city. With a population of over 5.6 million, Surabaya is the capital of the province of East Java.
PlayBox Technology announces the latest in a series of recent sales successes by its Jakarta-based office. Global TV, which broadcasts free-to-air via terrestrial transmitters, satellite, cable and streaming media, has invested in a ProductionAirBox playout server for installation at its headquarters west of the city.
A PlayBox Technology AirBox and TitleBox form the technical heart of a new high-definition digital television channel, Bright TV, now on air in Thailand. The system was installed by 9Pages Innovation, a leading specialist in the design and integration of broadcast infrastructure.
Thai broadcaster TV Pool has upgraded its PlayBox Technology transmission control and playout system to allow high-definition delivery of Thai TV (Channel 17) on the country's terrestrial digital television platform. Three additional channels also received new HD playout systems. Currently transmitting in SD, Thai TV (Channel 27) and Loca TV (Channel 15 and Channel 25) can start transmitting in high definition whenever necessary. The system is located at TV Pool's headquarters in Bangkok.