Encompass, StarHub deliver World Cup in Singapore
December 1, 2022
Encompass Digital Media, a managed service provider for television networks, broadcasters, sports leagues and OTT platforms, is selected to deliver FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 to football fans in Singapore via StarHub, an official broadcaster in the region. Encompass is providing comprehensive broadcast solutions throughout the tournament, including live sports playout, distribution, live-to-VoD and creative services.
“As a premium digital and entertainment service provider in the market, we have been working closely with Encompass to bring high-quality coverage of all 64 World Cup matches, as well as exciting on-site programming and studio shows, to our customers – anytime, anywhere and across any device,” said Yann Courqueux, Vice President, Home Products, StarHub.
From November 18th to December 20th, as audiences cheer on 32 competing teams, Encompass is providing StarHub with the following: live channel playout; signal distribution; programme planning, playlist and EPG; live-to-VoD with editing and metadata; creative services, including promo trailers and menu boards; commercial booking and ad insertion; and signal presentation to online platform for highlights creation.
“Encompass is excited and honoured to deliver the world’s most prestigious sporting event to football fans in Singapore,” states Marc Bruce, Encompass Managing Director, APAC and EMEA. “Working on a tight timeline, Encompass’ dynamic scope of capabilities, combined with the global reach of our local facility, put us in a unique position to offer StarHub a first-class outsourced solution.”