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Visual Data Media Services acquires MX1 UK Limited Posted: 04/11/2019
Visual Data Media Services acquires MX1 UK Limited Visual Data Media Services, the leading provider of digital supply chain services to global content owners and distributors, has acquired MX1 UK Limited, a London-based entity that has a track record of providing excellent content preparation services to leading broadcasters and content owners. Located in North Acton, MX1 UK Limited provides content preparation services as a part of SES, the world’s leading satellite operator and managed service provider. Its strong client base of major studios, TV and film distributors, broadcasters and streaming platforms complements Visual Data’s existing client base in Europe and North America. With this sale, SES continues to focus on its core business of hybrid content distribution, end-to-end content management and content monetisation services. SES remains firmly committed to the development of its core service business in the UK market and worldwide. VDMS plans to make substantial investment in 4K, HDR and IMF mastering at the company’s 10,000sqft site in North Acton as part of its mission to pursue a best of the best approach with technology and systems. All existing MX1 UK contracts with current customers will remain unaffected.
Tags: Visual Data Media Services | Digital Supply Chain | MX1 UK Limited | Broadcast | 4K
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Sky Deutschland and MX1 Expand Collaboration Posted: 19/06/2019
Sky Deutschland and MX1 Expand Collaboration

MX1, an SES subsidiary and global solutions provider of media services, announced today that Sky Deutschland has agreed to a new service agreement extension with the company, which will see the German broadcaster’s customers receive perfect audio and video signals under any conditions. In particular, the scope of MX1’s contingency service will be expanded to include Sky Deutschland's over-the-top (OTT) signals as well as its main broadcasts.

Tags: Sky Deutschland | MX1 | SES | OTT
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Discovery Deutschland Adds HGTV to Channel Lineup, Extends Partnership With MX1 for Media Services and ASTRA Satellite Capacity Posted: 15/05/2019
Discovery Deutschland Adds HGTV to Channel Lineup, Extends Partnership With MX1 for Media Services and ASTRA Satellite Capacity
MX1, a global solutions provider of media services and a wholly-owned subsidiary of SES, announced today that Discovery Deutschland, a TV and digital media broadcast station based in Munich, Germany, will use MX1's managed media and distribution services to deliver an eighth German channel, HOME & GARDEN TV (HGTV), which will be available to viewers from 6 June 2019.
 
Tags: Discovery Deutschland | HGTV | MX1 | Media Services | ASTRA Satellite Capacity | SES
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MX1 and Minerva Networks Power Next-Generation OTT TV Services Posted: 10/04/2019
MX1 and Minerva Networks Power Next-Generation OTT TV Services
MX1, a global solution provider of media services, announced today a partnership with Minerva Networks, a leading online video platform (OVP) provider, to offer turnkey, subscription-based and ad-funded over-the-top (OTT) video services. The integration of Minerva's market leading platform with MX1's proven content management services and global delivery infrastructure will enable media companies, broadcasters, mobile service providers, ISPs, and pay TV operators worldwide to launch robust, flexible, and scalable OTT video services quickly and cost effectively. The companies will demonstrate their joint solution at the 2019 NAB Show, April 8-11, in Las Vegas at the SES Booth SU1410.
Tags: MX1 | Minerva Networks | Next-Generation | OTT TV Services | Seamless Integration | Online Video Platform | NAB 2019 | NAB 2019
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MX1 and Nowtilus Team Up to Empower Personalized and Ad-Funded TV Posted: 10/04/2019
MX1 and Nowtilus Team Up to Empower Personalized and Ad-Funded TV
MX1, a global solution provider of media services, announced today a partnership with Nowtilus, a leading provider of ad delivery for targeted dynamic in-stream ad insertion. By working together, the companies are combining Nowtilus' innovative server-side ad insertion (SSAI) solution with MX1's global media services for broadcasters, TV networks, and OTT service providers. This will create an end-to-end solution bringing personalized TV and targeted advertising services to the big screens and mobile devices in broadcast-grade quality. The targeted and dynamic ad insertion solution will enable service providers to increase ad revenues with their live TV and VOD content. The companies will demonstrate the solution at the 2019 NAB Show, April 8-11, in Las Vegas at the SES Booth SU1410.
Tags: MX1 | Nowtilus | TV | OTT Content Distribution | Online Video Platform | Server-Side Ad Insertion Technology | NAB 2019 | NAB 2019
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MX1 at the 2019 NAB Show Posted: 10/04/2019
MX1 at the 2019 NAB Show
At the 2019 NAB Show, MX1, together with SES, will highlight powerful new solutions that address the challenges of managing, distributing, and monetising content in an increasingly complex broadcast environment. As a wholly-owned subsidiary of SES, MX1 is a trusted partner for broadcasters, content owners, and TV platform operators, as well as content aggregators for the sports and news industry. MX1 focuses on helping its customers reduce their efforts and costs and increase their ROI by tapping new sources of revenue.
Tags: MX1 | 2019 NAB Show | OTT Monetisation | Online Video Platform | Live Events | broadcast | NAB 2019 | NAB 2019
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MX1 Teams Up With IMS Productions to Distribute NTT IndyCar Series Broadcasts Posted: 06/03/2019
MX1 Teams Up With IMS Productions to Distribute NTT IndyCar Series Broadcasts
MX1, a global solution provider of media services, and IMS Productions, a leader in media production and technology, announced today a partnership to provide distribution services for the NTT IndyCar Series, the premier level of open-wheel racing in North America. Over the next three INDYCAR seasons, IMS Productions will be responsible for transmitting all NTT IndyCar Series races to international rights holders in more than 80 countries around the globe, and MX1 will provide both operational support and distribution services.
Tags: MX1 | IMS Productions | NTT IndyCar Series | Broadcasts | INDYCAR
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Discovery Deutschland Continues to Rely on MX1 for Managed Playout Services and More Posted: 05/02/2019
Discovery Deutschland Continues to Rely on MX1 for Managed Playout Services and More
MX1, a global solution provider of media services, announced today that Discovery Deutschland, a TV and digital media broadcast station based in Munich, Germany, has extended its partnership with MX1 for fully managed playout and content management services.
Tags: Discovery Deutschland | MX1 | Managed Playout Services | TV | digital media broadcast
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MX1 Joins DPP and Will Bring Media Expertise to Technology Leaders Briefing 2018 Posted: 06/11/2018
MX1 Joins DPP and Will Bring Media Expertise to Technology Leaders Briefing 2018
MX1, a global solution provider of media services, announced today that it has joined the Digital Production Partnership (DPP) business change network and will participate in the DPP Technology Leaders' Briefing 2018, taking place Nov. 6 in London. Through its attendance, MX1 will add its unique insights to an event that seeks to provide a diverse and influential range of broadcasters, content owners, and service providers with the most technologically and commercially relevant snapshot of where the industry is heading in the coming months.
Tags: MX1 | DPP | Media Expertise | Technology Leaders Briefing 2018 | London
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MX1s OU Flex Delivers Onsite Connectivity Boost with SMLs LTE WiFi Solution Posted: 14/09/2018
MX1s OU Flex Delivers Onsite Connectivity Boost with SMLs LTE WiFi Solution
MX1, a global solution provider of media services, announced today that broadcasters and event organisers will be able to make use of a new service providing reliable onsite LTE network and dedicated Wi-Fi hotspots, regardless of the location of their event. This is due to Smart Mobile Labs' (SML) cooperation with MX1 to bundle their LTE technology into the MX1 OU Flex product.
Tags: MX1 | OU Flex | Onsite Connectivity | SML | LTE | WiFi Solution
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MX1 at IBC2018 Posted: 30/08/2018
MX1 at IBC2018
Media companies today need to work faster, reduce operational costs, and offer more advanced features than the competition. Providing the ultimate viewer experience is the ultimate goal in the media environment, and that means having both live and VOD content available on every screen.
Tags: MX1 | media platforms | OTT services | IBC2018 | IBC 2018 | IBC 2018
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Turkish-Language Channel YOL TV Starts on Astra 19.2 Degrees East with MX1 Posted: 04/06/2018
Turkish-Language Channel YOL TV Starts on Astra 19.2 Degrees East with MX1

MX1, a global solution provider of media services, announced today that it has been selected as the distribution service provider for YOL TV, a Turkish-language channel based in Germany, starting June 1. MX1 is delivering the channel via an SES satellite and is providing the satellite uplink. YOL TV broadcasts from its studio in Cologne and transfers the transmission signal via an IP connection directly to MX1.

Tags: MX1 | media content aggregation | media content management | channel playout | online video/VOD | media content distribution
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MX1 Playout Solution to Power IPBC and rsquo;s UHD Soccer Tournament Coverage Posted: 14/05/2018
MX1 Playout Solution to Power IPBC and rsquo;s UHD Soccer Tournament Coverage

MX1, a global solution provider of media services, announced today that the Israeli Public Broadcasting Corp. (IPBC) will use a 4K High Dynamic Range (HDR) playout solution designed by the company to deliver live soccer coverage from stadiums in Russia. Fully redundant and automated, MX1’s solution encompasses playout, advanced graphics, encoding, and channel delivery services in 4K HDR, and will be fully managed 24/7 by MX1 to ensure that IPBC viewers don’t miss a single second of the action.

Tags: MX1 | playout solution | World Cup | HDR playout | IPBC
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MX1 at the 2018 NAB Show Posted: 19/03/2018
MX1 at the 2018 NAB Show
Media companies today need to work fast, reduce their operational costs, and offer more advanced features than the competition in order to provide a full range of end-to-end services and successfully aggregate, manage, and deliver linear and nonlinear content.
Tags: MX1 | 2018 NAB Show | media services | MX1 360 | VOD | OTT | NAB 2018 | NAB 2018
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MX1 Transmits AFP News Feeds to Broadcasters Around the World Posted: 22/02/2018
MX1 Transmits AFP News Feeds to Broadcasters Around the World
MX1, a global solution provider of media services, announced today that leading global news agency, Agence France-Presse (AFP), is using its end-to-end, cloud-based MX1 360 service to securely transmit news feeds to broadcasters and publishers around the world. By relying on MX1 360 and its secure IP delivery model, AFP has removed a significant bottleneck in its operations, enabling its worldwide customers to access content more easily via a branded portal hosted on the cloud-based service platform.
Tags: MX1 | AFP News | Broadcasters | MX1 360
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