Spacecom, the operator of the AMOS satellite fleet, and Encompass Digital Media, a global technology services company delivering end-to-end video solutions to broadcast and digital media companies, have announced a joint new European TV distribution platform. The joint service will be distributed throughout EMEA over the AMOS-6 satellite’s Ku Pan-European beam from its 4°W prime orbital position.
Encompass and Spacecom’s shared initiative will provide channels and other content providers with a complete, comprehensive solution for all playout, uplink and European space segments, for a full range of media distribution services over the satellite. Spacecom has partnered with Satellite Mediaport Services Ltd., (SMS), located in Rugby, UK to provide uplink services for the platform.
Marco Tinnirello, Encompass’ Managing Director, EMEA, stated, “Our new joint TV distribution venture will ensure top of the line quality from both a content and communication standpoint. AMOS-6’s Ku Pan-European beam will enable us to bring new and exciting services to our European viewers and add more services to our channel, programmer and digital provider clients.”