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LTN Global and Encompass Expand Partnership Posted: 22/07/2020
LTN Global and Encompass Expand Partnership

LTN Global, the industry leader in transformative media technology and video transport network solutions, and global media services company Encompass Digital Media are expanding their relationship through a new multi-year partnership for managed IP transport and advanced advertising services. As part of this partnership, LTN solutions will be natively integrated into Encompass’ global service infrastructure, including the newly launched Altitude Media Cloud, to create the first fully-managed, global IP broadcast network.

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LTN Global plays a key role in Next Gen TV market deployments Posted: 29/06/2020
LTN Global plays a key role in Next Gen TV market deployments

LTN Global, the industry leader in transformative media technology and video transport network solutions has today announced that its transport service is being used for the first commercial deployment of ATSC 3.0 in the United States in Las Vegas. Following the successful launch on May 26, LTN Global has also become the preferred transport network partner for Sinclair Broadcast Group and its subsidiary, ONE Media 3.0 as the companies look to bring the most significant broadcast technology upgrade to new TV markets across the United States.

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LTN Global launches LTN Wave: an IP-based alternative to satellite distribution Posted: 28/05/2020
LTN Global launches LTN Wave: an IP-based alternative to satellite distribution

 

LTN Global, the industry leader in transformative media technology and video transport network solutions has today announced the launch of LTN Wave, a terrestrial IP-based distribution solution designed as an alternative to satellite distribution. LTN Wave brings together LTN’s transport, monitoring and control solutions to enable broadcast quality multicast distribution over IP.

LTN Wave provides customers with access to the benefits of IP distribution while still maintaining existing satellite-driven workflows. This enables a seamlessly integrated combination of workflows to maximize revenue-generating potential for content. Whether replacing satellite completely or implementing backhaul or secondary paths in a hybrid distribution approach, channel owners and content networks can leverage the power of LTN’s state-of-the-art IP-based video workflow solutions to reliably and efficiently transport their content from sources to destinations over the fully-managed and highly-secure LTN Network.

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LTN Global named Advanced Technology Partner in the Amazon Web Services Partner Network Posted: 14/05/2020
LTN Global named Advanced Technology Partner in the Amazon Web Services Partner Network

LTN Global, an industry leader in transformative media technology and video transport network solutions has today announced that it will leverage Amazon Web Services (AWS) across its suite of modular offerings. As LTN has achieved Advanced Technology Partner status in the AWS Partner Network (APN), the company will leverage AWS to improve video production, advance live feed management and evolve the advertising experience.

The ongoing collaboration with AWS builds on the existing relationships from LTN’s 2019 acquisition of industry pioneers Make.TV, Niles and Crystal Corporation as well as LTN's fully managed network for IP-based transport. A number of LTN’s products and services already leverage and run on AWS.

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LTN Global Enables Remote Knowledge Transfer and Collaboration for University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center Posted: 13/05/2020
LTN Global Enables Remote Knowledge Transfer and Collaboration for University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center

LTN® Global, whose innovative modular offerings support the full media life cycle, today announced that the University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center (UH CMC) is using LTN equipment and infrastructure for point-to-point and point-to-multipoint transport of flawless live video to other medical facilities, media outlets, and medical conferences and events. The hospital recently used the LTN solution to send live procedure video from a remote location in Ohio to a medical conference in Florida, and also to transport live OR video for airing on the popular TV program "The Doctors."

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LTN Global Addresses Growing Demand for Advanced Advertising With New LTN Cue Managed Service Posted: 28/04/2020
LTN Global Addresses Growing Demand for Advanced Advertising With New LTN Cue Managed Service

LTN® Global, whose innovative modular offerings support the full media life cycle, has expanded access to automated channel management, advanced advertising, and content replacement workflow with its new LTN Cue offering. Built on the same technology behind the LTN Connect managed service, which is deployed on the user premises, LTN Cue takes SCTE 35 decoration onto the LTN Network and performs SCTE marker insertion en route to video distribution partners and affiliates. With a straightforward workflow for sending properly decorated feeds to cable, satellite, and virtual MVPDs including, YouTube TV, Sling TV, and Hulu + Live TV, channel originators can scale up their distribution, viewership, and ad revenue.

 

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LTN Global Levels the Playing Field With LTN Flex Posted: 04/03/2020
LTN Global Levels the Playing Field With LTN Flex

LTN® Global, whose innovative modular offerings support the full media life cycle, today announced that over the past three months, the LTN Production business unit has produced more than 50 college and professional sports events using its innovative LTN Flex at-home production model. Leveraging the production expertise and resources gained with LTN's 2019 acquisition of Niles Media Group, along with the reach and reliability of the LTN Network, LTN Flex offers the quality of traditional broadcast production at a price point that opens up new content creation opportunities for all levels of sports leagues and organizations.

"LTN Flex delivers game-changing cost savings by reducing the personnel and equipment required on site to produce high-quality content," said Neil Harwell, general manager of LTN Production. "Sports organizations that were previously limited by the high cost of traditional production are now in a position to produce and distribute a larger amount of first-rate content. The model enabled by LTN Flex makes it easy and financially feasible to work with top talent and technical resources in producing live sports broadcasts."

LTN Flex is a fully integrated, single-vendor solution for video production and transport, from end to end. Within this model, LTN Production does the bulk of production work from a single remote location with centralized technical resources and highly skilled personnel. Connecting the sports venue to the LTN production facility, the LTN Network enables live IP-based video delivery with consistent low delay and high quality and with 99.999% reliability that meets or exceeds broadcast quality standards.

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LTN Global Appoints General Managers for Its Niles Media and Crystal Divisions Posted: 28/01/2020
LTN Global Appoints General Managers for Its Niles Media and Crystal Divisions

LTN® Global, the global leader in broadcast-quality IP video transport solutions, today announced two key executive appointments stemming from LTN's acquisition of Niles Media Group and Crystal Computer Corporation last year. Neil Harwell, co-founder of Niles Media Group, will serve as general manager for LTN's new Niles Media Division. Roger Franklin, who was president and CEO of Crystal Computer Corporation, will serve as general manager of LTN's new Crystal Division.

"Niles Media and Crystal have brought incredible talent and resources to LTN, and each company's record of success is a direct result of the dedication and leadership demonstrated by Neil and Roger," said Malik Khan, co-founder and executive chairman at LTN Global. "Together, we've already brought to market innovative new solutions that expand customer access to high-quality, high-performance production and delivery services, as well as added opportunity for content monetization. I look forward to an even brighter future as we take LTN into 2020."

 

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LTN Global Provides Fully Managed, IP-Based Terrestrial Distribution for New Country Lifestyle Media Network: Circle Posted: 27/01/2020
LTN Global Provides Fully Managed, IP-Based Terrestrial Distribution for New Country Lifestyle Media Network: Circle

LTN® Global, the global leader in broadcast-quality IP video transport solutions, is providing fully managed, IP-based video transport for Circle, a newly launched 24/7 media network dedicated to the country music lifestyle experience. Created by Opry Entertainment Group, a subsidiary of Ryman Hospitality Properties, Inc. and Gray Television, Inc., Circle relies on LTN for transmission of daily programming to television stations across the country. LTN also gives Circle the flexibility to deliver daily live shows

"LTN enables flexible, highly reliable delivery of video streams in real time to stations that are broadcast into the homes of millions of Americans," said David Burke, CTO and senior vice president at Gray Television. "TV broadcast content distribution is the first step for Circle. LTN has both the experience and technical resources to help us expand our market presence, delivering broadcast content across a wide network of distribution platforms serving content to America's many country music fans."

 

Tags: LTN Global | Country Lifestyle Network | Circle | IP video transport | Opry Entertainment Group | Ryman Hospitality Properties | Gray Television
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CBC works with Make.TV on Celebrity Talk Show Posted: 22/01/2020
CBC works with Make.TV on Celebrity Talk Show

Make.TV, a division of LTN Global, used by leaders in news, esports, sports and entertainment to handle live video in the cloud, has today announced that Germany’s Cologne Broadcasting Centre (CBC) will be deploying Live Video Cloud for its popular nightly live talk show, ‘I’m a Celebrity... Get Me Out of Here - the Hour After’. CBC will use Make.TV’s cloud solution to simplify the show’s production management by streamlining remote live video contributions from guests across the world. The show is being broadcast across the country’s leading free-to-air channels RTL and RTL Plus from the 11th to 27th of January 2020.

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New Mexico State University Replaces Satellite With LTN Managed Network Solutions Posted: 12/12/2019
New Mexico State University Replaces Satellite With LTN Managed Network Solutions

LTN® Global, the global leader in broadcast-quality IP video transport solutions, today announced a three-year agreement with New Mexico State University (NMSU) to be the school's primary IP transmission provider. NMSU has replaced its satellite transmission with multipoint distribution through LTN Managed Network Solutions.

"We've been very pleased with our move to LTN. Our audience demands a high standard in terms of quality and reliability, and we can say plain and simple – it just works," said Adrian Velarde, KRWG Public Media's general manager at New Mexico State University. "The process to move to LTN was very smooth, and LTN's support was incredibly helpful during the transition. They were always there when we needed them."

 

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LTN Globals Niles Media Division Appoints Eric Zornes as Director of Operations Posted: 19/11/2019
LTN Globals Niles Media Division Appoints Eric Zornes as Director of Operations

 LTN® Global, the global leader in broadcast-quality IP video transport solutions, today announced that Eric Zornes has been appointed director of operations for its Niles Media division, which specializes in media content creation and TV remote production. Zornes will lead the highly skilled Niles Media production staff in all aspects of production, from the onboarding of new clients and events to postproduction review.

"At Niles Media, we take great pride in making the creation of live content for live events simpler, more cost-effective, and easier to scale. Eric's industry experience and deep knowledge will be essential as Niles Media continues to deliver innovation and excellent customer support to our partners, whether they are focused on sports, esports, corporate, entertainment, or long-duration events," said Neil Harwell, general manager of Niles Media, a division of LTN Global.

Zornes has been a part of the Niles Media team for more than eight years as a freelance videographer. Most recently, he served as a staff technical manager and logistics coordinator for the company.

Further information about LTN Global is available at www.ltnglobal.com.

 

 

 

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LTN Global Promotes Rick Young to SVP, Global Products Posted: 16/10/2019
LTN Global Promotes Rick Young to SVP, Global Products

LTN® Global, the global leader in broadcast-quality IP video transport solutions, has promoted Rick Young to the role of senior vice president, global products. In this new role, Young will be responsible for the LTN Global product portfolio across all divisions. Working closely with divisional product management teams, he will set the company's strategic direction and cultivate key partnerships that enable the company to offer unique services within the media ecosystem.

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LTN Global to Showcase Distribution and Addressable Advertising Capabilities at 2019 NAB Show New York Posted: 08/10/2019
LTN Global to Showcase Distribution and Addressable Advertising Capabilities at 2019 NAB Show New York

LTN® Global, the global leader in broadcast-quality IP video transport solutions, will be exhibiting at the 2019 NAB Show New York (Booth N237) with a focus on solutions available from its Crystal division, including AdConnect, which enables TV ad inventory owners to sell advertising on an addressable basis on any platform. Additionally, LTN Chief Technology Officer Alan Young will moderate a Streaming Summit panel session titled "Challenges of Delivering TV-Scale Reach in an Addressable World."

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LTN Global Appoints Alan Young CTO and Head of Strategy Posted: 16/09/2019
LTN Global Appoints Alan Young CTO and Head of Strategy

LTN® Global, the global leader in broadcast-quality IP video transport solutions, today announced the appointment of Alan Young as the company's chief technology officer and head of strategy. Young joined LTN following its acquisition of Crystal, where he served as chief operating officer. In his new role with LTN, Young will be responsible for advising the company on all matters relating to media technology and for guiding its growth strategy.

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