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November 5th, 2015

Thomson Video Networks...Solutions Specific To Digital Transitions In Africa @ AfricaCom 2015

[Satnews] At the AfricaCom 2015 exposition in Cape Town, South Africa, November 17-19, Thomson Video Networks will display its family of advanced video compression solutions on stand F25. Reflecting its expanding presence in Africa, the company will present innovations that address key challenges facing African broadcasters, including the ongoing transition to digital operations.  

The ViBE XT1000 is a high-density transcoder for live applications, suitable for DTH, DTTV, IPTV, and cable services as well as Web TV
and OTT service delivery.

"The African media industry is incredibly dynamic and undergoing a major transition as growing numbers of broadcasters adapt to digital operations," said Eric Louvet, vice president, worldwide sales and field services, Thomson Video Networks. "At AfricaCom 2015, we're looking forward to demonstrating how our compression solutions can ease the digital migration, with affordable equipment for providing reliable signal access and delivering high-quality content."

Thomson Video Networks will present overviews of the following solutions:  SingleFeed, an ideal solution for DVB-T2 projects that makes it easy and highly cost-effective for terrestrial headend operators to perform satellite distribution and regionalization of SFN multiplexes to transmitters; the  FUZE-1 Playout System, designed for ad insertion, branding, disaster recovery, and EAS insertion; and the company's award-winning ViBE® XT1000, a high-density video transcoder for OTT, cable, and telco applications, supporting up to 54 HD channels or 180 SD channels.