Globecast helps customers to manage their content and make it available wherever required, by anyone required. The company provides agile and seamless content acquisition, management and distribution services globally, constantly innovating and investing in new technologies to create customer-centric new services. Globecast has created the number one global hybrid fibre and satellite network for video contribution and distribution. It delivers any type of video service including: TV Everywhere OTT, satellite, cable, video-on-demand and CDN delivery using cloud-enabled media solutions. It supplies Content Acquisition, Aggregation and Distribution (CAAD) services to over 110 networks worldwide that are distributed via multiple platforms. The company remains the trusted partner for global coverage and international delivery of news, sports, and special events around the globe. Customers enjoy a seamless global experience from 12 interconnected Globecast-owned facilities, including Los Angeles, London, Singapore, Paris, Rome, and Johannesburg.
New at IBC 2017
Globecast Live2VOD MultiEvents Media platform
Globecast is launching its Live2VOD MultiEvents Media platform at IBC 2017.
This leverages the company’s contribution expertise to provide a tailored solution for content owners to easily access, securely manage, edit and republish live content for on-demand viewing across multiple devices. Globecast’s intelligent media management system automatically allows customers’ editorial teams to create fast turnaround video stories for social media distribution. Using the automated workflow, Globecast enables customers to quickly share content across platforms thereby increasing reach and monetisation.
Globecast XN – Reach new audiences quickly using the public internet
Globecast will also be showing its fast set-up distribution solution over public internet technology, GCXN. With its worldwide footprint (with more than 50 sites), the company offers limitless video Internet delivery as a service solution. Customers can confidently entrust their main distribution, disaster recovery and monitoring services with broadcast-grade quality to GCXN. They can reach new audiences with secure and robust transport over the public internet for content distribution. Globecast is also providing an enhanced remote management system for end-to-end service management.
My Globecast – Online portal to enhance the customer experience
Customers can manage Globecast services efficiently with this secure, simple, real-time digital tool anytime, anywhere using any device. My Globecast is designed for and by customers to offer a simpler customer journey with a user-friendly homepage. Customers have access to all of their services and favorites in one click. They can use My Globecast to manage their media management and distribution-related services.
• Services supervision, incident management and planned maintenance communication
• 360-degree overview of media management and associated playout and video-on-demand services
Also on show:
Globecast is also announcing its new Cloud Channel Playout solution for SD, HD and 4K channels. This significantly enhances its service deployment efficiency, time-to-market and flexibility and further enhances its geographical reach, as well as enabling fast start-up time.
Globecast continues to expand the capabilities of its TV Everywhere OTT Video services via a comprehensive ecosystem of partners to complement its in-house versatile video headend solution used for media content preparation. Beyond mobile apps for smartphone and tablets, it now provides apps to key Smart TV app stores: Roku, Samsung, LG, Android TV and Netgem.