For broadcasters holdings rights to the event, dedicated HD and SD uplink and downlink paths are available to and from the IBC (International Broadcast Centre) satellite dish farm in Johannesburg, for end-to-end delivery of the matches and associated content. GlobeCast is providing multiple unilateral feeds for clients including ITV (UK) and TF1 (France).
Outside the IBC, GlobeCast is offering a wide array of services to broadcasters from across the world, including HD and SD SNG trucks and flyaways, international and domestic fibre links, studios, camera crews and playout for both domestic and international delivery via satellite and fibre. Clients include, SVT (UK), Sky Italia (Italy), Mediaset (Italy), RAI (Italy), Softbank (Japan), Korea Telecom (Korea), TV Asahi (Japan), Fox Australia and RCTI (Indonesia).
GlobeCast is taking advantage of a worldwide satellite and fibre network, It has sold more than 300 MHz of satellite capacity on the Intelat 709, Eutelsat W7, Eutelsat W3A and Measat satellites and more than 1300MB of fully redundant, networked SDH fibre connectivity over the six week period.
GlobeCast will also deploy a fleet of 12 SD and HD SNG uplinks to stadiums, team hotels and training camps in every corner of South Africa. Stand-up positions have also been secured with views of Johannesburg, Cape Town, Rustenburg, Bloemfontein, Port Elizabeth, Polokwane, George, Durban and Pretoria as well as city views of Johannesburg and Cape Town – for use by worldwide non-rightsholders throughout the tournament.