Serbian media company adds mobile IP transmitters for news and more

Based on the success of its daily live news feed operations, Serbian media company TV Prva/B92/02 (B92), with headquarters in Belgrade, has added two TVU One mobile IP transmitters with HEVC compression to its TVU Networks newsgathering equipment arsenal, bringing the total number of TVU transmitters at B92 Television to six.

Founded in 1989 as a youth radio station, B92 now includes a national radio, television network and a highly trafficked news and entertainment programming website. B92 Television is one of the fastest growing TV outlets in the country, currently ranked third most popular station among its target audience (18 to 49-year-old viewers). The site averages roughly three million views per day. The organization has won several, prestigious international awards for journalism and human rights advocacy.

“With the growing popularity of our news coverage both online and on-air, we knew we had to upgrade our ability to deliver even more, remote live news for on-air broadcast and streamed to the website,” said Mr. Vladimir Indjic, CTO, TV B92. “We’ve always been impressed with the stability and IS+ technology in our TVU units, along with the company’s 24/7 customer support. Now, with HEVC compression, we’ll be able to produce even higher picture quality at a lower bit rate, which means more live shots and file transfers from the field. TVU continually updates the features in their solutions to give us more of what we need to set ourselves apart as providers of the best live video news coverage in our region.”

The two new TVU One mobile transmitters with HEVC will be used in conjunction with the networks’ four TVUPack’s purchased in 2012. B92 Television will use all six TVU transmittersfor live feeds every day.

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