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Media Links CMO John Dale Updates Industry on Interoperable WAN LAN Transport of JPEG-XS Compressed Video Posted: 04/11/2021
Media Links and rsquo; CMO John Dale Updates Industry on Interoperable WAN LAN Transport of JPEG-XS Compressed Video

Media Links Chief Marketing Officer, John Dale has been chairing the JPEG-XS Activity Group within the Video Services Forum (VSF), supporting industry interoperability.

Tags: Media Links | JPEG-XS | Video Services Forum | VSF | WAN/LAN | Media over IP | IP transport
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Hiltron Introduces High-Accuracy 3D Laser Scanning Service for Teleport Antennas Posted: 10/08/2021
Hiltron Introduces High-Accuracy 3D Laser Scanning Service for Teleport Antennas

Hiltron Communications is introducing a service allowing 3D laser scanning and evaluation of teleport antennas. Based on technology developed by Hiltron’s subsidiary partner, ESA Microwave GmbH, this new resource allows reflectors of practically any size to be measured quickly and accurately.

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Hiltron Completes Multi-Antenna Satellite Link System for German Broadcast News Network Posted: 25/05/2021
Hiltron Completes Multi-Antenna Satellite Link System for German Broadcast News Network

Hiltron Communications announces the completion of a satellite uplink and downlink system for one of Germany's largest television news broadcasters. The project includes six antennas and related control infrastructure which will be used to communicate with the network's associate organisations around the world.

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Hiltron Communications Expands Product Portfolio with Formation of ESA Microwave GmbH Posted: 25/01/2021
Hiltron Communications Expands Product Portfolio with Formation of ESA Microwave GmbH

Hiltron Communications, a globally active satellite system integrator, manufacturer and distributor, announces the addition to its product portfolio of microwave feed systems for ground station antennas and high performance microwave components.

Having recently purchased the assets of the former ESA Microwave Solutions GmbH, Hiltron has acquired the know-how to design, develop, manufacture and test feed systems and microwave components for the bands from S to Ka, including band combination for multi-band feeds. Hiltron can now offer multi-band feed systems for new antennas as well as retrofit and upgrade of feeds for existing antennas.


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Hiltron Announces HMAM-Ka-Rx and Super-HMAM-Ka-Rx Ka-Band Satellite Communications Receive-Antennas Posted: 16/12/2020
Hiltron Announces HMAM-Ka-Rx and Super-HMAM-Ka-Rx Ka-Band Satellite Communications Receive-Antennas

Hiltron Communications, a globally active satellite system integrator, manufacturer and distributor, announces two new additions to its range of satellite communications solutions. The HMAM-Ka-Rx and Super-HMAM-Ka-Rx satellite communications receive-antennas allow fast switchover between linear and circular polarisation.

Tags: Hiltron GmbH | Hiltron Communications | turnkey satellite systems integrator | DVB MPEG DSNG systems | L Band and IF Band fibre-optic systems | DVB-T encoding and multiplexing headends | ATM/SDH/PDH/IP transport networks | DVB-S/S2 satellite uplinks | VSAT system
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Media Links Powers CCTV Coverage of 40th Anniversary of Shenzhen SEZ in China Posted: 30/10/2020
Media Links Powers CCTV Coverage of 40th Anniversary of Shenzhen SEZ in China

Media Links®, manufacturer and pioneer in Media over IP transport technology, announces that China Media Group (CMG) chose the MD8000 Media over IP Transport platform for its recent live CCTV coverage of the celebration to mark the anniversary of the establishment of China’s first economic zone in the Southern city of Shenzhen 40 years ago.

Tags: Media Links | Media over IP Transport | CCTV | China Media Group | MD8000
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Jean-Luc George van Eeckhoutte Joins Hiltron Posted: 06/10/2020
Jean-Luc George van Eeckhoutte Joins Hiltron

Hiltron Communications, a globally active satellite system integrator, manufacturer and distributor, announces a new addition to its management team with the appointment of Jean-Luc George van Eeckhoutte as Sales Manager for the EMEA region. He brings nearly 20 years of experience to the role and joins from RF technology company Spinner GmbH.

Tags: Hiltron GmbH | Hiltron Communications | turnkey satellite systems integrator | DVB MPEG DSNG systems | L Band and IF Band fibre-optic systems | DVB-T encoding and multiplexing headends | ATM/SDH/PDH/IP transport networks | DVB-S/S2 satellite uplinks | VSAT system
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Hiltron Completes Fully Integrated TVRO Platform Control System for Nilesat Posted: 08/04/2020
Hiltron Completes Fully Integrated TVRO Platform Control System for Nilesat

Hiltron Communications announces the completion of a custom-designed turnkey TVRO satellite platform for Nilesat, one of the largest Middle East telecommunication networks. The new installation is a fully L-band-over-fibre integrated downlink which covers all mediator satellites in the range from 30° west to 100° east, operating in C and Ku bands simultaneously.

"Located at our ground station in Giza, the new downlink gives us the reliability and flexibility we needed for backing up our existing fixed TVRO antennas," says Nilesat Head of Ground Segment Engineer Osama Tantawy. "Incoming signals from all antennas on the new platform, 32 feeds in total, are connected to the master control room via fibre-optic links. Hiltron has produced and integrated a complete solution including its HMCS monitoring and control software. The company worked closely with us from initial design right through to factory acceptance test, onsite installation, commissioning and training. The project was completed successfully and on time thanks to the experience and teamwork of everyone involved."

 

 

 

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Media Links Drives 100 Billion Bits per Second to the Network Edge for Remote Production Applications Posted: 26/03/2020
Media Links Drives 100 Billion Bits per Second to the Network Edge for Remote Production Applications

As demand surges for higher bandwidth at the network edge in order to transport more and more media channels, Media Links, manufacturer and pioneer in Media over IP transport technology, is introducing its new MD8000-100G Edition.

Under the hood of the new MD8000-100G is an integrated 100Gb/s Switch and Network Interface Controller, representing a 10X bandwidth increase from 10Gb/s to 100Gb/s. The Network Interface function supports both long range and extended range optical QSFP28 (Quad Small Form-factor Pluggable) 100Gb/s transceivers.

Existing MD8000 customers can install this new solution in field-deployed chassis’ and it is fully backward compatible with the MD8000 platform’s extensive portfolio of line card products.

The new generation MD8000-100G Edition will allow broadcasters and sports/entertainment producers across the globe to transport more media channels than ever before. Whether its uncompressed or compressed video, audio, and/or data over IP from remote sporting and entertainment venues to distant production studios, the MD8000-100G addresses the ever increasing need for more and more bandwidth at the network edge.

Even at 100Gb/s, Media Links‘ solutions can all be hitlessly/seamlessly protected, providing disturbance-free, uninterrupted media (video, audio, data) transport across wide area networks.

As demand surges for higher bandwidth at the network edge in order to transport more and more media channels, Media Links, manufacturer and pioneer in Media over IP transport technology, is introducing its new MD8000-100G Edition.

Under the hood of the new MD8000-100G is an integrated 100Gb/s Switch and Network Interface Controller, representing a 10X bandwidth increase from 10Gb/s to 100Gb/s. The Network Interface function supports both long range and extended range optical QSFP28 (Quad Small Form-factor Pluggable) 100Gb/s transceivers.

Existing MD8000 customers can install this new solution in field-deployed chassis’ and it is fully backward compatible with the MD8000 platform’s extensive portfolio of line card products.

The new generation MD8000-100G Edition will allow broadcasters and sports/entertainment producers across the globe to transport more media channels than ever before. Whether its uncompressed or compressed video, audio, and/or data over IP from remote sporting and entertainment venues to distant production studios, the MD8000-100G addresses the ever increasing need for more and more bandwidth at the network edge.

Even at 100Gb/s, Media Links‘ solutions can all be hitlessly/seamlessly protected, providing disturbance-free, uninterrupted media (video, audio, data) transport across wide area networks.

As demand surges for higher bandwidth at the network edge in order to transport more and more media channels, Media Links, manufacturer and pioneer in Media over IP transport technology, is introducing its new MD8000-100G Edition.

Under the hood of the new MD8000-100G is an integrated 100Gb/s Switch and Network Interface Controller, representing a 10X bandwidth increase from 10Gb/s to 100Gb/s. The Network Interface function supports both long range and extended range optical QSFP28 (Quad Small Form-factor Pluggable) 100Gb/s transceivers.

Existing MD8000 customers can install this new solution in field-deployed chassis’ and it is fully backward compatible with the MD8000 platform’s extensive portfolio of line card products.

The new generation MD8000-100G Edition will allow broadcasters and sports/entertainment producers across the globe to transport more media channels than ever before. Whether its uncompressed or compressed video, audio, and/or data over IP from remote sporting and entertainment venues to distant production studios, the MD8000-100G addresses the ever increasing need for more and more bandwidth at the network edge.

Even at 100Gb/s, Media Links‘ solutions can all be hitlessly/seamlessly protected, providing disturbance-free, uninterrupted media (video, audio, data) transport across wide area networks.

As demand surges for higher bandwidth at the network edge in order to transport more and more media channels, Media Links, manufacturer and pioneer in Media over IP transport technology, is introducing its new MD8000-100G Edition.

Under the hood of the new MD8000-100G is an integrated 100Gb/s Switch and Network Interface Controller, representing a 10X bandwidth increase from 10Gb/s to 100Gb/s. The Network Interface function supports both long range and extended range optical QSFP28 (Quad Small Form-factor Pluggable) 100Gb/s transceivers.

Existing MD8000 customers can install this new solution in field-deployed chassis’ and it is fully backward compatible with the MD8000 platform’s extensive portfolio of line card products.

The new generation MD8000-100G Edition will allow broadcasters and sports/entertainment producers across the globe to transport more media channels than ever before. Whether its uncompressed or compressed video, audio, and/or data over IP from remote sporting and entertainment venues to distant production studios, the MD8000-100G addresses the ever increasing need for more and more bandwidth at the network edge.

Even at 100Gb/s, Media Links‘ solutions can all be hitlessly/seamlessly protected, providing disturbance-free, uninterrupted media (video, audio, data) transport across wide area networks.

As demand surges for higher bandwidth at the network edge in order to transport more and more media channels, Media Links, manufacturer and pioneer in Media over IP transport technology, is introducing its new MD8000-100G Edition.

Under the hood of the new MD8000-100G is an integrated 100Gb/s Switch and Network Interface Controller, representing a 10X bandwidth increase from 10Gb/s to 100Gb/s. The Network Interface function supports both long range and extended range optical QSFP28 (Quad Small Form-factor Pluggable) 100Gb/s transceivers.

Existing MD8000 customers can install this new solution in field-deployed chassis’ and it is fully backward compatible with the MD8000 platform’s extensive portfolio of line card products.

The new generation MD8000-100G Edition will allow broadcasters and sports/entertainment producers across the globe to transport more media channels than ever before. Whether its uncompressed or compressed video, audio, and/or data over IP from remote sporting and entertainment venues to distant production studios, the MD8000-100G addresses the ever increasing need for more and more bandwidth at the network edge.

Even at 100Gb/s, Media Links‘ solutions can all be hitlessly/seamlessly protected, providing disturbance-free, uninterrupted media (video, audio, data) transport across wide area networks.

As demand surges for higher bandwidth at the network edge in order to transport more and more media channels, Media Links, manufacturer and pioneer in Media over IP transport technology, is introducing its new MD8000-100G Edition.

Under the hood of the new MD8000-100G is an integrated 100Gb/s Switch and Network Interface Controller, representing a 10X bandwidth increase from 10Gb/s to 100Gb/s. The Network Interface function supports both long range and extended range optical QSFP28 (Quad Small Form-factor Pluggable) 100Gb/s transceivers.

Existing MD8000 customers can install this new solution in field-deployed chassis’ and it is fully backward compatible with the MD8000 platform’s extensive portfolio of line card products.

The new generation MD8000-100G Edition will allow broadcasters and sports/entertainment producers across the globe to transport more media channels than ever before. Whether its uncompressed or compressed video, audio, and/or data over IP from remote sporting and entertainment venues to distant production studios, the MD8000-100G addresses the ever increasing need for more and more bandwidth at the network edge.

Even at 100Gb/s, Media Links‘ solutions can all be hitlessly/seamlessly protected, providing disturbance-free, uninterrupted media (video, audio, data) transport across wide area networks.

Tags: 100G | MD8000-100G | ten times more bandwidth | Media Links | hitless IP transport | video over IP
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Hiltron Reports Strong Sales of HCS-4 Satellite System Controller Posted: 23/01/2020
Hiltron Reports Strong Sales of HCS-4 Satellite System Controller

Hiltron Communications reports strong demand for its HCS-4 satcom system controller which has been integrated into various projects for customers in Europe, the Middle East and Far East.

An innovative recent implementation has been for one of the Middle East's largest telecommunication service-providers. This includes a switching and control system for Swedish Microwave optical low noise block downconverters. The HCS-4 powers and monitors the downconverters, checking for faults such as channel interrupts. If an interrupt is detected, the HCS-4 automatically switches to a backup signal source. Three downconverters are connected via optical fibre in a two-active-plus-one-backup configuration.

"The Middle East system follows on from the recent completion of a large project for a leading European satellite network operator," says Hiltron Managing Director Antonio Monteverde. "This included the integration of a 12U rack of monitoring equipment at 50 separate locations around the world, each with an HCS-4 as the control interface. Every system was pre-assembled and fully tested at our Backnang headquarters prior to on site integration."

 

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Hiltron Integrates Large-Scale High-Throughput Satellite Monitoring System Posted: 23/10/2019
Hiltron Integrates Large-Scale High-Throughput Satellite Monitoring System

Hiltron Communications announces the conclusion of a major systems integration project for a leading European satellite network operator. The new systems have been delivered to 50 sites around the world where they are being used for continuous quality of service monitoring of high-throughput satellites.

 
Hiltron has supplied each of the 50 sites with a compact 12U rack populated with the monitoring equipment. The systems delivered are located at monitoring sites across North America, South and Central America, Asia, Europe, and Africa.
 
Each system includes a Hiltron HCS-4 satellite communication controller which is designed to form the central control element for a wide range of satcom applications. These include switchover between devices such as downconverters, high power amplifiers, waveguides, MPEG digital video broadcast encoders and integrated receiver/decoders.
 
The HCS-4 can also be used to control and monitor optical-fibre transceivers and antenna heaters. Other features include an N-1 redundancy switch and BUC/HPA controller, an LNB supply, a 2-1 LNB redundancy switch controller, plus a GPS-synchronised fully redundant low-noise 10 MHz reference generator.
 
Hiltron's HCS-4 satellite communication controller is available as a 2U high 19 inch rack mount unit with main and backup power supplies plus 13 slots for active modules. Also available are two chassis mountable frames accommodating up to 6 or up to 14 active modules.
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Hiltron Announces HMAM-PM Polar Mount Motorised RXO Satellite Antenna Posted: 05/09/2019
Hiltron Announces HMAM-PM Polar Mount Motorised RXO Satellite Antenna
Hiltron Communications announces a new addition to its HMAM family of motorised antenna pedestals. The HMAM-PM is a polar mount system which comes as a complete package with a 1.8 or 2.4 metre diameter offset satellite dish antenna. Designed as a cost optimised and quickly installable solution for professional receive-only downlinks, it is intended for use in satellite monitoring, programme acquisition, SNG downlinks or automated backup at cable headends and teleports.
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Speedcast Announces Enhancements to Global IP Transport Service, Introduces SMN Mobile LTE Fully Managed Service Posted: 04/09/2019
Speedcast Announces Enhancements to Global IP Transport Service, Introduces SMN Mobile LTE Fully Managed Service

Speedcast, the world's largest provider of remote communications and IT services (ASX: SDA), announced today enhancements to the Speedcast Media Network™ (SMN) Global IP Transport service and introduced SMN Mobile LTE, the industry's first fully managed service for news, sports, and event broadcasters that need a quick, low-latency, and cost-effective uplink solution.

Tags: Speedcast | Global IP Transport | Speedcast Media Network | SMN | IBC2019 | H.265 4:2:2 | LTE Uplinking | IBC 2019 | IBC 2019
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MultiChoice Moves to Exceed Consumer Expectations with IP Platform from Imagine Communications Posted: 26/04/2019
MultiChoice Moves to Exceed Consumer Expectations with IP Platform from Imagine Communications

MultiChoice, the largest satellite broadcaster in Africa, is responding to rapidly growing customer demand for superior content by building a new playout centre. The new facility is the first stage of the broadcaster’s transformation from traditional video playout to leading-edge IP transport and modular playout technology, providing for greater business agility, technical and operational flexibility and a reduction in the total cost of ownership (TCO). This allows for an improved consumer experience and ensures faster speed to market with new broadcast offerings.

Tags: Imagine Communications | MultiChoice | satellite broadcaster | Africa | South Africa | leading-edge | IP transport | modular playout technology | business agility | Concilium Technologies | Julian Ankiah | Mathias Eckert | MKM Marketing Communications
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Media Links Appoints Al Nunez as Senior Vice President of Sales for Americas and EMEA Posted: 04/04/2019
Media Links Appoints Al Nu and ntilde;ez as Senior Vice President of Sales for Americas and amp; EMEA

Media Links, manufacturer and pioneer in Media over IP transport technology strengthens its global sales team with the appointment of Al Nuñez as Senior Vice President of Sales, Americas & EMEA, effective immediately.

Tags: Al Nunez | Al Nuñez | John Dale | Media Links | 100G switches | IP Switches | media over IP | IP transport | IP switching | NAB 2019 | NAB 2019
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