ATEME empowers NT PCL to broadcast Olympics across Thailand
August 5, 2021
ATEME, a specialist in video delivery solutions for broadcast, cable TV, DTH, IPTV and OTT, has announced its Kyrion encoders and decoders are providing contribution links to enable Thai operator National Telecom to distribute the Tokyo 2020 Olympics to all broadcasters across Thailand.
The use of ATEME’s Kyrion encoders/decoders allows NT PCL to provide Thai viewers with a high-quality viewing experience thanks to the technology’s ultra-low latency and high video quality contribution.
NT PCL’s use of ATEME’s technology for the Olympics is part of a long-standing relationship between the two companies, with NT PCL using ATEME for both national and international contribution links. Investment in sport is increasing in the country and 41 Thai athletes are taking part in this year’s event. The partnership between ATEME and NT PCL ensures audiences across Thailand can enjoy high quality viewing of all of the action from Tokyo.
In addition, ATEME’s solutions are enabling NT PCL to realize reduced operational costs thanks to bandwidth savings. NT PCL also benefits from the robustness of ATEME’s Kyrion encoders/decoders, a user-friendly interface and simple management. Dedicated to the success of its customers, ATEME provides local engineers to ensure NT PCL receives all the support it requires.
Nguyen Duc Long, Sales Account Manager, ATEME, said: “We are thrilled to work with NT PCL on such an important event and to bring high-quality video to the Thai market. We look forward to the ongoing success of our partnership and ensuring that audiences across Thailand can continue to enjoy unparalleled viewing experiences.”
Chaiyaporn Poonkhant, Satellite Communication Product Department Manager, NT PCL, added: “Our ongoing relationship with ATEME is testament to the high-quality products and services they provide. The Olympics is an extremely high-profile event and receives a great deal of interest from the entire country, so we require a reliable partner. ATEME proves itself to be that time and again so we knew that we could trust them to help us deliver a consistently high-quality experience to bring our viewers closer to the action.”