SES and LiveU launch integrated video contribution and distribution solution for global live events

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Reliable and cost-effective hybrid delivery of live sports, cultural and news events with a streamlined workflow for the widest global audience

LUXEMBOURG and HACKENSACK, NJ, September 6, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — SES, the global leader in content connectivity solutions, and LiveU, a leading provider of live video and remote production solutions, have partnered to deliver an innovative end-to-end solution for live video contribution and distribution combined with content aggregations. Customers looking to stream live sports, news and other events from stadiums, sports facilities and remote locations now have access to the most reliable and reliable live video creation and delivery. cost effective to the widest audience – combining satellite, fiber, IP and cellular capabilities.

The fully integrated, turnkey solution based on the latest broadcast technologies enables global customers to access new services and levels of redundancy, including:

  • Contribution: LiveU’s cost-effective mobile field units for live video transmission from outdoor locations and sites connected to SES teleports via 4G/5G. This direct connection provides an alternative to an on-site SNG truck or can be used as a redundant backup power supply.
  • Aggregation: Customers now have the ability to instantly aggregate their content into the LiveU Matrix IP live cloud video service, including from LiveU mobile field units and via SES satellite and IP connections.
  • Distribution: Customers can now reach the widest possible audiences with simultaneous access to live video distribution on SES’s global satellite and IP network and LiveU Matrix’s global customer terminals.

Customers will also have access to leading sports brands using their preferred technology (IP or satellite) while benefiting from SES’s dedicated project management team and 24/7 LiveU support and service.

One of the first customers, Oranda Singapore, recently rolled out the joint solution for sport climbing live streaming in Korea to viewers in EMEA, the Americas and Asia using portable units from LiveU with satellite distribution from SES. Floris Molijn, CEO of Oranda, said: “We are delighted with the level of quality and flexibility that SES and LiveU have provided in finding a tailor-made solution for Oranda that combines SES’s knowledge, reach and satellite capability with LiveU’s production capabilities to deliver broadcast-quality signals over mobile data networks. Bringing it all together required out-of-the-box thinking to complete a project with very short timelines, and SES and LiveU delivered 100% signal delivery reliability. »

Michele GosettiHead of Sales, Sports and Events at SES, said: “LiveU is a leader in mobile and cloud-based video streaming technologies, and they perfectly complement our vision of enabling our customers to stream live sports and events. from almost anywhere to the widest possible global audience.Combining our expertise in sports and events and our global reach with LiveU’s mobile units and cellular technologies gives our customers the ability to deliver professional broadcasts of high quality, whether athletes are scaling a remote mountain or competing in an urban professional sports stadium.”

Ronen ArtmanVP Marketing, LiveU, said: “The synergy of our joint offering is evident. We are excited to work with the SES team and are already seeing the benefits, delivering connectivity to our global customers using optimized IP, Cellular, Satellite and Fiber. In addition to providing a highly cost-effective solution for all levels of sport for greater fan engagement, our solution provides robust broadcast-quality live coverage and backup. delivery to their Matrix account and receiver. The combination of mobile and cloud, with satellite, fiber and IP offers the broadest choice of remote production technologies and workflows to customers globally.”

A content and connectivity facilitator, SES reaches more than 366 million TV households and one billion people worldwide while broadcasting more than 700 hours of sporting events and live events every day. LiveU is recognized as the brand name for portable live video solutions used by the world’s leading news broadcasters and sports organizations.

The joint offering will be presented at IBC2022 at amsterdam (Stand LiveU 7.C30 / SES meeting rooms in hall 1, suites with balcony BS10-BS11).

For more information, please contact:

HSE
Suzanne Ong
External Communications
Such. +352 710 725 500
[email protected]

Live U
Joyce Essig
201-906-9367
[email protected]

Joss Armitage (international)
+44-7979-908-547
[email protected]

About SES

SES has a bold vision to deliver incredible experiences anywhere on earth by distributing the highest quality video content and providing seamless connectivity around the world. As a global leader in content connectivity solutions, SES operates the world’s only multi-orbit satellite constellation offering a unique combination of global coverage and high performance, including the world-proven low-latency O3b Medium Earth Orbit system. trade. By leveraging a large, intelligent, cloud-enabled network, SES is able to deliver high-quality connectivity solutions anywhere on land, at sea or in the air, and is a trusted partner for leading enterprises. telecommunications companies, mobile network operators, governments, connectivity and cloud service providers, broadcasters, video platform operators and content owners. SES’ video network carries approximately 8,000 channels and has an unrivaled reach of 366 million homes, providing managed media services for linear and non-linear content. The company is listed on Paris and Luxemburg scholarships (Ticker: SESG). Further information is available at: www.ses.com.

About LiveU

LiveU is shaping the future of live video, powering video production workflows and cloud services for news, sports and other verticals. Backed by our global market leadership and innovation, LiveU offers the highest quality, reliable and cost-effective end-to-end solutions for all types of live productions – produce more for less. Our broad portfolio ranges from our production-level portable field units and smartphone apps to hybrid satellite/cellular solutions and cloud-based IP management, orchestration, ingestion and distribution solutions. new generation. With more than 5,000 customers in 150 countries, LiveU’s technology is the solution of choice for global broadcasters, sports and other organizations (including government, education, public safety, businesses and homes production), streaming live video to TV, mobile, online, and social media. LiveU is the recipient of the 2021 North American New Product Innovation Award from Frost & Sullivan for its LU800 unit and winner of the 71st Annual Technology & Engineering Emmy® Awards in recognition of its innovation and achievement in Video over technology Cellular Internet Protocol (VoCIP). For more information, visit www.liveu.tv, or follow us on TwitterFacebook, YouTube, LinkedIn or Instagram.

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