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ATEME powers France Télévisions contribution network

June 9, 2015

Colin Mann @ ANGA COM

Video compression solutions specialist ATEME has confirmed that French broadcaster France Télévisions is deploying the Kyrion CM encoders to power its nationwide IP contribution network.

With over 100 sites, the French public broadcaster contribution networks is one of the largest IP-based networks in Europe. The Kyrion encoders enables a H.264 HD upgrade, as well as supporting the legacy MPEG-2 SD format.

“France Télévisions is known for our high-quality service, in term of video quality and reliability,” said Emmanuel Girouard from FTV. “After extensive evaluation of several encoders, we’ve found that the ATEME Kyrion encoder is the best solution to meet our rigid requirements in term of quality and pricing.”

“With the Kyrion encoder SNMP and REST API, we enabled easy and smooth integration with the France Télévisions third-party management system,” said Emmanuel Boureau, vice president of sales at ATEME. “This enabled seamless transition from MPEG-2 SD legacy encoders to a H.264 HD service within weeks.”

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