Starmax HD, the new pre-pay satellite platform for the Spanish market, will launch with the technology of three familiar companies. Globecast, Ferguson and Conax will all provide services to the new entrant that is planning a broad variety of documentaries, movies, sports and children’s programs.
Newly installed GlobeCast CEO Olivier Barberot has described the last 12 months as a ‘banner year’, highlighting progress in playout services, event coverage, and international content delivery.
GlobeCast has installed a new fibre link for the delivery of live Premier League football into Europe, Asia and the Americas.
GlobeCast has extended its fibre network from Paris (Telehouse 2) to the Pkin technical centre in Warsaw.
Vintage TV, a new music and popular culture TV channel for the over 50s, goes live in the UK on Sky and Freesat on September 1.
Globecast has confirmed that its chairman and CEO Christian Pinon is to leave the communications services provider on September 30 to join the television products division of sister France Telecom company Orange France.
GlobeCast has announced the rebranding of its fibre network as the GlobeCast Backbone Network. It follows the expansion of the interconnection service to 32 points-of-presence (PoPs) including new hubs in Johannesburg and Sao Paulo.
Globecast has provided an end-to-end full HD 3D solution as M6 screened the final of its Nouvelle Star talent content.
GlobeCast is preparing to provide major broadcasters in Asia, Australia and Europe connectivity to the football World Cup through a mix of fibre and satellite.
GlobeCast has signed a five-year deal with Bollywood television network B4U to provide playout and media management for its eight-channel bouquet.