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Globecast selected by Orby TV to provide media operations for new US pay-as-you-go DTH satellite service Posted: 16/10/2019
Globecast selected by Orby TV to provide media operations for new US pay-as-you-go DTH satellite service
Globecast, the global solutions provider for media, announced that the company has been selected by Orby TV to provide a wide range of turnkey broadcast media operational services for the nascent pay TV startup. Launched throughout the lower 48 United States in spring 2019, Orby TV offers a high-quality and affordable prepaid, pay-as-you-go satellite pay TV service directly to consumers at a low cost with no contract and no Internet service required.
 
Globecast is handling Orby TV’s full broadcast operations on a 24/7 basis at its Globecast Media Center in Culver City, CA. Using its extensive fiber and satellite network, Globecast is managing for Orby TV channel aggregation, providing Orby TV’s co-location services, handling technical operations and the uplinking of the channels to the high-powered Ku-band capacity on Eutelsat’s EUTELSAT 117 West A satellite at 117° West.
 
This deal with Globecast allows Orby TV to benefit from advanced DTH delivery services, along with the satellite space segment and disaster recovery services from a geographically diverse third-party uplink site. This collaboration provides a complete and fully integrated satellite transmission infrastructure, giving Orby TV a fully managed and resilient transmission solution.
Tags: satellite | DTH | channel distribution | uplinking | pay-TV
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BBC Studios renews distribution deal with MEASAT in partnership with Globecast Posted: 15/10/2019
BBC Studios renews distribution deal with MEASAT in partnership with Globecast
MEASAT Satellite Systems Sdn. Bhd., (MEASAT), in partnership with Globecast, has announced today that BBC Studios, the commercial arm of the BBC, has renewed its agreement to distribute its BBC channels across Asia via the MEASAT-3 satellite.
 
“We are delighted to continue the partnership with Globecast, supporting BBC Studio’s channel distribution across Asia,” said Yau Chyong Lim, Chief Operating Officer, MEASAT. “This service extension with MEASAT and Globecast shows the strength of our 91.5°E video neighbourhood for broadcasters.”
 
The channels include BBC Earth HD, which inspires audiences by sharing the incredible wonders of the universe; CBeebies HD, which provides pre-school age programming to encourage learning through play; and BBC Lifestyle Asia, which provides a wealth of inspiration for home, family and life.
 
Globecast provides MEASAT satellite capacity, ground and uplink services to BBC Studios, carrying these channels to viewers across the Asian market.
Tags: Distribution | channel distribution | BBC | Asia | satellite
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Globecast partners with Eutelsat for launch of new HOTBIRD platform with Deutsche Welle HD as first customer Posted: 27/08/2019
Globecast partners with Eutelsat for launch of new HOTBIRD platform with Deutsche Welle HD as first customer
Globecast is expanding its partnership with Eutelsat Communications to create a new HOTBIRD platform in order to satisfy the growing move from SD to HD in the market.
Tags: Distribution | channel distribution | satellite | fibre | HD | DVB-S2 | UHD
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Cartoon Network partners with Globecast for pop-up channel technical services in Asia Posted: 08/07/2019
Cartoon Network partners with Globecast for pop-up channel technical services in Asia
Globecast has announced that Cartoon Network has extended its longstanding partnership with the company for the launch of two innovative, market-leading pop-up kids channels.
Tags: Distribution | channel distribution | satellite | fibre | Asia | pop-up
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Globecast further strengthens contribution and distribution teams Posted: 28/05/2019
Globecast further strengthens contribution and distribution teams
Globecast, the global solutions provider for media, has further strengthened its distribution and contribution teams. Jack Braybrook has joined the content and distribution team as Account Manager, Distribution, and James Whittaker has joined the contribution team as Business Development Manager OU Sports and Events. Both are based in the UK with their roles effectively immediately.
Tags: Distribution | channel distribution | satellite | fibre | contribution
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Canal Algerie is now available on Arabsat-5C with Globecast-developed solutions for DTH over Africa Posted: 20/05/2019
Canal Algerie is now available on Arabsat-5C with Globecast-developed solutions for DTH over Africa
Arabsat is pleased to announce that Canal Algerie is now available on Arabsat-5C, the leading Arabic satellite platform for Direct-To-Home services over Africa.
Tags: Distribution | channel distribution | satellite | fibre | Africa
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Guigo TV selects Globecast as content partner for its new Brazilian OTT platform Posted: 16/01/2019
Guigo TV selects Globecast as content partner for its new Brazilian OTT platform

Globecast, the global solutions provider for media, announces it has partnered with Såo Paulo, Brazil-based Guigo TV to provide 12 channels in Brazil for Guigo TV’s new OTT platform. The channels cover various genres including sports, lifestyle and children’s programming.

Tags: Channel distribution | pay-TV | distribution | international content
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Globecast launches the first CIS HD channel on Eutelsat HotBird - Belarus 24 HD Posted: 10/01/2019
Globecast launches the first CIS HD channel on Eutelsat HotBird - Belarus 24 HD
The biggest media company in the Republic of Belarus - The National State TV and Radio Company of the Republic of Belarus - has selected Globecast, the global solutions provider for media, to launch the HD variant of its international satellite channel Belarus 24.
Tags: Distribution | channel distribution | satellite | public internet | HD
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The Box Plus Network signs with Globecast to increase DTH distribution efficiency Posted: 31/10/2018
The Box Plus Network signs with Globecast to increase DTH distribution efficiency
Globecast, the global solutions provider for media, has announced that leading UK music channel broadcaster The Box Plus Network has signed a multi-year UK DTH distribution deal.
Tags: Distribution | channel distribution | satellite | fibre
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Globecast partners with JungoTV to distribute English language content in Indonesia Posted: 17/07/2018
Globecast partners with JungoTV to distribute English language content in Indonesia
Globecast, the global solutions provider for media, has partnered with JungoTV to provide content for 12 English language channels for distribution on Indonesian mobile platform OONA TV, in partnership with Telkom Indonesia. The channels, which bring high-quality content to 135 million in Indonesia, launched on June 1st.
Tags: Distribution | channel distribution | satellite | fibre | Asia
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Globecast in Asia selects Skyline Communications and rsquo; DataMiner software for automated, proactive subtitle and uplink monitoring Posted: 27/02/2018
Globecast in Asia selects Skyline Communications and rsquo; DataMiner software for automated, proactive subtitle and uplink monitoring

Globecast, the global solutions provider for media, has deployed the award-winning DataMiner solution from Skyline Communications, the global leading supplier of end-to-end multi-vendor network management and OSS software solutions for the broadcast, satellite, cable, telco and mobile industry. This allows Globecast in Asia to automatically check subtitles as well as to monitor uplinks and multiple satellite transponders, enhancing value for its broadcast customers beyond SLAs.

Tags: subtitling | uplink monitoring | playout | channel distribution | Asia | satellite | transponder
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Globecast expands its international content portfolio with the addition of 40 new channels in the Americas Posted: 05/02/2018
Globecast expands its international content portfolio with the addition of 40 new channels in the Americas

Globecast, the global solutions provider for media, added 40 new foreign language channels in 2017, enlarging its international content catalog to more than 100 channels – all available to pay-TV operators looking to bolster their lineups with premium international content.

Tags: Channel distribution | pay-TV | distribution | international content
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Mobibase and FNL Network Sign Channel Distribution Agreement Posted: 01/08/2017
Mobibase and FNL Network Sign Channel Distribution Agreement
Mobibase, a leading TV channel and Video on Demand (VOD) provider that distributes content globally to any connected device, announced today that it has signed a new distribution agreement with FNL Network, a fashion and lifestyle 24/7 news channel. With the addition of this fashion-centric channel to its assorted catalog of TV and VOD offerings, Mobibase will be able to deliver even more niche content to viewers worldwide on any connected device. FNL Network is now available online in the Mobibase TV catalog.
Tags: Mobibase | FNL Network | Channel Distribution | Sophia Antipolis | fashion | lifestyle | agreement | Fashion News Live | Model Monday | Film Corner
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AsiaSat and Globecast distribute Russian Language RTR-Planeta Asia on AsiaSat 5 Posted: 14/07/2017
AsiaSat and Globecast distribute Russian Language RTR-Planeta Asia on AsiaSat 5

Asia Satellite Telecommunications Company Limited (AsiaSat), Asias leading satellite operator, and global media solutions provider Globecast, have reached an agreement to deliver RTR-Planeta Asia to viewers via AsiaSat 5. The deal continues expanding the exposure of Russian-language programming available in the Asia-Pacific region.

Tags: Distribution | channel distribution | satellite | fibre | Asia
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NTV Group and Globecast leverage Eutelsat HOTBIRD footprint to expand the audience for NTV MIR across Europe Posted: 03/04/2017
NTV Group and Globecast leverage Eutelsat HOTBIRD footprint to expand the audience for NTV MIR across Europe

Globecast, the global solutions provider for media, has been selected by NTV Broadcasting Company to broadcast NTV MIR TV, the international version of NTV, to cable and DTH homes across Europe. Globecast is providing fibre connectivity via its Globecast Backbone Network for the channel to be delivered from Moscow to its Paris location, where the signals are then uplinked to Eutelsats HOTBIRD position at 13° East (transponder 126).

Tags: Russia | distribution | channel distribution
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