[SatNews] The digital Media Factory offers broadcasters and content providers a converged workflow to prepare and playout content, of global expertise across the content and channel preparation sectors.
Globecast today announced that it has been selected by Scripps Networks Interactive to provide distribution, playout, content preparation and select post production services for the company’s portfolio of networks across Asia-Pacific. Scripps Networks owns and operates four channels across the region including Asian Food Channel, Food Network, Travel Channel and HGTV, which will launch at the end of the year.
The channels will be carried on the Measat-3 satellite, which provides extensive reach across the region, and will have access to a full range of content preparation and playout services using Globecast’s Media Factory. The new state-of-the-art digital Media Factory in Singapore offers broadcasters and content providers a converged workflow to prepare and playout content, pulling together the company’s highly evolved global expertise across the content and channel preparation sectors.
Derek Chang, Managing Director, Scripps Networks Asia Pacific, said, “We selected Globecast to manage our distribution and playout services due to its wide range of services as well as its geographical proximity to our offices.”Learn more about Scripps Networks Interactive here.
Darby Sanchez, Globecast Asia CEO, said, “We are delighted that we will be working with Scripps Networks in Asia Pacific for both playout and distribution services, providing a real value add for the broadcaster.” Learn more about Globecast here.
Globecast opens up global opportunities in broadcasting, as part of the Orange group, Globecast delivers content management and delivery solutions to meet the needs of markets worldwide. For channels, Globecast provides media management and playout solutions as well as global content delivery via fiber, satellite, and IP. Through its fleet of SNG vehicles and production partners, the company also provides coverage of news, sports, and special events around the globe. Globecast has capacity on all the world’s major broadcast satellites, a three-continent proprietary fiber network and facilities in the world’s major media hubs. Finally, Globecast has a content aggregation and distribution team that for distribution on Pay TV platforms in Europe, the Americas, the Middle East, Asia, Africa and Australia.