Net Insight Wins Swisscom Order for Nationwide Sports Contribution Network
STOCKHOLM, SWEDEN: Net Insight has been selected to deliver
the Nimbra platform for a new media contribution network to Swisscom Broadcast
AG covering all premier league ice hockey and football arenas in Switzerland.
Broadcast selected Net Insight’s Nimbra platform to transport live HD
video, voice and data content. The platform includes Net Insight’s JPEG2000
high-density technology to provide low-latency video compression. Swisscom
Broadcast will also use the Touch & Switch application provided by Institut
fur Rundfunktechnik (IRT) to facilitate fast provisioning of broadcast signals
complementing Net Insight’s network management tool Nimbra Vision.
installation will take place during the first half of 2012.
Broadcast has 520 transmitter sites and offers IP-based TV and video
distribution services ranging from the capturing and encoding of TV programs
and video content, to multi-screen IPTV solutions. Its subsidiary, Swisscom
Event and Media Solutions ltd., provides a range of temporary communication,
information, IT and webcasting services for event organizers and media
companies, including audio and video contribution services for broadcasters.