A FourNines report on best practices in engineering, building and operating a broadcast playout center, taking into account the latest technology advances and profiling likely future developments.
Media & entertainment companies make up the single largest market for teleport operators, according to WTA’s Inside the Top Operators of 2011 report, published last year. Teleport operators continue to do simple uplinks and turnaround for broadcast. But for many, their primary and highest value service is originating programming for broadcast, cable, direct-to-home and increasingly online and mobile channels.
This report shares the insights of the business, sales and operational leaders of teleports providing broadcast playout, as well as technologists with expertise in playout technologies. For companies considering an expansion into broadcast playout – or seeking to improve their operating practices – it explores how to design their facilities, safeguard their operations, structure their services and pricing, and future-proof their playout business at a time of fast change in the media market.
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