Encompass Digital Media, a global technology services company delivering end-to-end video solutions to broadcast and digital media companies, today announced that it has entered into a multi-year agreement with Modern Times Group MTG UK Limited, part of leading international digital entertainment group MTG, to provide UK–based, end-to-end channel playout services for 20 free and pay-TV entertainment channels (including local versions) across Europe.
In addition to the channel playout services, Encompass will also supply disaster recovery services and a comprehensive post-production platform including an edit suite and voice-over capabilities.
“We’re thrilled to extend our expertise across the broadcasting technology lifecycle to MTG and look forward to providing our industry-leading playout, disaster recovery and post-production platform and long partnership with them,” commented Encompass CEO, Chris Walters.
“We are pleased to partner with Encompass to support our UK based broadcast operations,” said Rachel Bernard, MTG Senior Vice President of UK Broadcast Operations. “They have extensive experience of working with peer companies to deliver reliable technical delivery solutions for multi-territory video entertainment offerings. Encompass has taken over the technical running of our UK facility in West London, and we are already working closely together ensuring the highest service quality for viewers and distributors alike.”