RR Media, WTS Live team up to provide media solutions and live services at EURO 2016
RR Media has announced that it has teamed up with French broadcast facilities provider WTS Live to offer broadcasters, news organisations, content owners and sports rights agencies a full suite of digital media services at UEFA EURO 2016.
Camera operators, production Managers and technical teams will be on the ground during the tournament, providing 24/7 support and service in the 10 host cities and stadiums around France.
RR Media and WTS Live have combined their resources to offer complete media packages, including live stand-up/ recorded transmission, turnaround, production and content delivery to operators worldwide, over multiple platforms, in different configurations. Additional services include a terrace position with ‘the best view of the Eiffel tower’ in Paris accommodating single camera stand-ups and outdoor studio presentations. This – together with the capability to provide SNGs, camera crews, filming on the Seine and around the sights of Paris, and outside studios and filming for special events in all the participating stadiums – offers additional content to insert into a programme’s lineup or as part of a highlights package.
Elad Manishviz, CMO at RR Media, said: “2016 is set to be an exciting sporting year with the upcoming Euro tournament in France and the Rio 2016 Olympics in Brazil. We’ve made it a priority to serve our global customers with the broadest selection of digital media services, enabling them to engage their viewers everywhere with thrilling content, including live video and sporting highlights, while soaking up the atmosphere around the games as well. We’re pleased to partner with WTS in France, helping us to be ready to produce, broadcast and stream an exciting Euro 2016 to the world.”
Amos Hadar, CEO WTS Live France, commented: “To be able to work with such a renowned industry leader as RR Media enhances the joint offering. With our on-ground capabilities and RR Media’s tremendous global reach and capability, we can capture the excitement of Euro 2016 and distribute this to customers and audiences worldwide.”