LTN Global delivers SportsGrid with cloud-based production solutions

LTN Global has announced a multi-year agreement with SportsGrid to provide the company with advanced cloud-based automation products, optimising operational efficiency and dependability.

SportsGrid is the first 24-hour linear network streaming exclusive live fantasy sports and wagering coverage of all major sports and events.  LTN currently supports SportsGrid with automated production services, including the delivery of live programming support managed from the state-of-the-art production facility located in Kansas City.

LTN’s suite of communication and production tools virtually integrates the necessary functions for master control, allowing the entire SportsGrid production team to manage their live programming schedule. The LTN platform also leverages its low latency transport network and cloud-based production infrastructure, providing SportsGrid with best practice production workflows, managed, and monitored using proprietary software to deliver a scalable and dependable support service solution.

Louis Maione, president and founder at SportsGrid, commented: “We needed to deploy a transformative platform to efficiently and effectively produce daily live video programming from our studios and remotely during the pandemic. With 24 hours a day of nonstop sports betting coverage, the LTN platform gives us access to a powerful technology stack using cloud-based solutions.”

LTN’s wide range of broadcast and digital services includes full production and master control, as well as remote and virtual production support. Additionally, LTN’s end-to-end video content ecosystem provides clients with ad enablement and metadata insertion, cloud-based routing of broadcast and digital content, and a multicast transport network.

Neil Harwell, co-general manager of LTN’s create operation, added: “SportsGrid presented LTN with an opportunity to run a fully managed OTT Network for the first time, delivering to a massive audience across ad-support OTT distribution platforms. By leveraging LTN’s cloud-enabled IP video transport delivery services, content arrives on every platform in the SportsGrid network with ultra-low latency and ultra-high broadcast quality.”

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