Red Bee playout services for GB News
March 16, 2021
The GB News channel will launch on Red Bee Media’s cloud-based software-only Managed Playout Service. Red Bee will manage the playout of all GB News’ broadcasts, making sure 6500 hours a year of news, opinion and debate reaches audiences across England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland.
“Red Bee is a highly experienced and innovative services provider, with a strong legacy in British and international broadcasting. We are delighted to have them on board,” says Angelos Frangopoulos, Chief Executive Officer at GB News. “With Red Bee’s skilled playout staff and state-of-the-art platform at our disposal, we can focus on our coverage, while we rest assured our broadcasts reach our audiences across the UK.”
“Having delivered managed services to the biggest broadcasters in the UK for the past 15 years, we are well equipped for launching GB News,” added Steve Nylund, CEO, Red Bee Media. “As they enter the UK broadcasting space, our cloud-based software-only playout deployment will afford GB News the flexibility to expand and transform at the pace of the media landscape.”
GB News will launch later this year.