PlayBox Technology announces a major expansion to its UK sales management team with the appointment of Phillip Neighbour and Maurice de Jonghe. Based at the company's premises in Hatfield, they will work alongside Alan Bunting who joined PlayBox Technology in July 2013 from Ross Video where he was Regional Sales Manager for Western Europe.
TTNET, the largest internet service provider in Turkey, has chosen a broadcast playout system from PlayBox Technology for four high-definition live sports channels at its Esentepe transmission centre in Istanbul.
PlayBox Technology announces the introduction of a new 24/7 Global Customer Care service. This provides free round-the-clock technical support to all new and existing PlayBox Technology customers.
PlayBox Technology announces the completion of a major upgrade to the playout facilities at the studios of Hong Kong's largest independent broadcaster, Television Broadcasts Ltd (TVB).
STN Slovenia has chosen PlayBox Technology automated playout servers for the satellite teleport at its headquarters in Ljubljana. A total of 15 systems have been installed in an ongoing project, each configured for remote operation by STN's clients.
Indonesia’s national broadcaster, Media Nusantara Citra Tbk, has chosen a complete broadcast system from PlayBox Technology for its MCN News Channel. This was selected after comparison with other brands, followed by evaluation of the PlayBox Technology solution.
PlayBox Technology will introduce the new version of its ScheduleBox - Advanced Broadcast Scheduler at IBC 2013 in September. ScheduleBox will be demonstrated as part of a total PlayBox Technology broadcast production and playout management system on stand 8.C30 at IBC2013.
Channel branding has been in existence for as long as there have been channels, except it was, for several decades, referred to as station identification. On the hour you could hear ‘This is the BBC Home Service’. And in those days it was reassuring to know you had tuned in to the right station. In 1961, when the BBC celebrated 25 years of television, in the UK there were only two TV channels, BBC TV and ITV, and three BBC radio stations. Despite the relative lack of competition for viewers and listeners, each station regularly presented its ID.
EbonyLife TV has chosen a complete broadcast system from PlayBox Technology for a new channel transmitting in high definition by direct satellite to subscribers in sub-Saharan Africa. The installation includes ingest, storage, content management, channel branding and playout automation using PlayBox Technology’s flagship AirBox and TitleBox servers. EbonyLife TV is based at Studio Tinapa, Nigeria’s ultra-modern ‘Nollywood’ movie production centre in Calabar in Cross River State.