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BBC turns to Grass Valley for integrated IP infrastructure in new Welsh headquarters


The BBC has chosen the Broadcast Data Center from Grass Valley for its new national production centre, currently under construction in Cardiff. GV Node, a key enabler of the Broadcast Data Center, provides vertically accurate switching along with other signal processing and routing capability using the Cisco IP Fabric for Media networking solution, based on […]

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Sports industry loses key leader with death of NEP President and COO Keith Andrews


The remote production TV community lost a key member last week with the passing of NEP President and COO Keith Andrews. Andrews was promoted to the position in 2015 after spending five years as CEO of Global Television which is now NEP Australia. He died of a heart attack at home in Australia at the […]

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Sunset+Vine wins new contract for short-format tennis tournament


Sunset+Vine has secured a three-year host broadcast production contract for the Tie Break Tens Series. Sunset+Vine has also brokered a rights deal in which UKTV, Britain’s biggest multichannel broadcaster, has secured the exclusive rights in the UK and Ireland for its free-to-air entertainment channel, DAVE. The host production deal for this new, fast-paced ultra-competitive tennis […]

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4EVER-2 consortium undertakes HD-HFR test at recent ice hockey fixture


In a recent landmark development, the 4EVER-2 consortium produced test coverage of an ice hockey game in HD-HFR format at 100fps, and used Dolby AC-4 for the audio. The resulting live coverage was delivered via satellite. Almost five years ago a French public investment fund and additional monetary resources provided by the Brittany and Ile […]

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Premier League coverage helps BT Media & Broadcast to beat existing simultaneous visions record


On 16 April, BT Media & Broadcast exceeded its previous best of 32 visions (live TV feeds) into and from a single site, by delivering 40 simultaneous visions using its next-generation fibre-based TV outside broadcast network. This was in addition to other multiple data feeds. All 40 visions were delivered from Premier League football stadiums around the country to either […]

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