Novelsat Xstream video gateway selected by operators and broadcasters to enhance content connectivity

Novelsat’s new multipurpose video gateway, Xstream, has been selected and deployed by multiple satellite operators and media broadcasters to empower media delivery networks. Designed to increase operational efficiencies, Novelsat Xstream addresses the needs of multi-connectivity satellite networks requiring any-to-any video gateway.

Built on off-the-shelf servers with software-defined modular architecture and a carrier-grade management system, Xstream’s high-density architecture incorporates multiple satellite modulators and demodulators, supporting Novelsat NS4, as well as standard DVB-S2 and DVB-S2X. In addition, Xstream integrates multiple independent ASI and IP interfaces, supporting any-to-any failover matrix with stream and service redundancy. Presenting a powerful re/multiplexing system, Novelsat Xstream supports advanced PSI/SI and descriptor handling capabilities as well as program analysis, including program level bitrate measurements on both incoming and outgoing streams.

Several leading satellite operators and media broadcasters have selected Xstream for their satellite video networks. With this solution in place, these companies are set to benefit from high density, flexibility and scalability, utilising multiple configurations and service options, such as video turnaround, multi-satellite reception, multi-signal transmission and more.

“Novelsat is bringing to market new levels of integration, optimisation and efficiency for satellite video networks,” said Gary Drutin, CEO of Novelsat. “Our new Xstream solution, is quickly gaining recognition among leading service providers and media distributers who are seeking innovative ways to transform their network capabilities while optimising and lowering operational costs.”


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