Nilesat selects ATEME for video delivery solutions

ATEME, the leader in video delivery solutions for broadcast, cable TV, DTH, IPTV and OTT, announced that Nilesat, one of the leading satellite service providers delivering digital television, radio, and data services across the Middle East and Africa, has chosen to implement its TITAN Live platform

In the first of two tender wins, ATEME TITAN Live will enable contribution over IP via a new fiber link between Nilesat and Egyptian Media Production City (EMPC), an information and media complex with studios and outdoor shooting areas for production companiesThis architecture enables EMPC to transfer content much faster than with the previous traditional SDI networks.

“As we embarked on these projects ATEME’s offering really stood out from the competition. Its TITAN Live solution is not only capable of helping us achieve our current requirements, but it will also enable us to expand our infrastructure as we continue to increase our service offering.”

Mr. Hamdy Mounir, Nilesat CTO

ATEME’s TITAN Live video headend has also been selected to enable Nilesat to expand its current video processing infrastructure for the Egyptian (ENMA) channels. This allows ENMA to increase its footprint internationally.

A pure software-based encoding solution, TITAN Live delivers the highest video quality at minimum bitrates with accelerated parallel processing. The implemented solution will empower Nilesat to take full control of its new platform, providing the opportunity to offer new satellite services.

“Being chosen as the unique vendor for these two projects is testimony to our innovative technology solutions and cements our status as a leader in video delivery technology. As one of the leading MENA satellite solutions providers, our work with Nilesat further strengthens our position in the region and we look forward to continuing to expand our relationships in this area and globally.”

Mohamed Razik Zaghlouli, Regional Sales Director, ATEME

In addition to what has been described Nilesat benefits from a unique, flexible and transparent business and licensing model, in which licenses are inclusive of all codecs and types of output. This means NileSat gains all software capabilities, without additional costs.

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