BBC World News selects Quicklink Skype TX

BBC World News has recently selected the Quicklink Skype TX solution for use in Asia. BBC World News is the BBC’s international news and current affairs television channel, and has the largest audience of any BBC channel, with an estimated 76 million viewers weekly in 2014

The Skype TX Solution will be located in South East Asia and will allow quality video and audio broadcasts to be sent through a single, integrated production grade system.

Quicklink Video have been chosen by Microsoft Skype to manufacture and distribute a high quality Skype hardware/software solution designed specifically for broadcasters. The Quicklink Skype TX is a 19-inch 1U rack mounted hardware solution that converts Skype calls into a professional quality SD/HD video/audio signal.

Quicklink has recently released a free software named Bondio. Bondio delivers improved bandwidth by bonding a combination of internet connections together to create one super connection. Networks such as Wi-Fi, 3G/4G USB dongles, WiMAX and Ethernet connections can be automatically bonded together to enhance the video bandwidth connection. This can provide a more stable connection, resulting in better quality video/audio for a professional transmissions. The software is available to download free for use with a Windows 8.0 PC/Laptop, when combined with purchase of the Quicklink TX.

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