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Ascension Island – An Island Radio Transmission Station

Posted on January 22nd, 2019 by Lisa Hagin

Though running an island may not typically be what comes to mind when you think of digital media services, Ascension Island is a key component of the BBC’s critical daily radio broadcast to more than 30 million people across the service area. With the acquisition of Babcock Media Services, Encompass Digital Media is now responsible for all of the BBC World Service’s overseas infrastructure, and that includes operating the BBC’s Atlantic Relay Station on Ascension Island.

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5 Things to Consider Before Streaming Live Events

Posted on November 26th, 2018 by Lisa Hagin

Consumers want to be able to watch live video content wherever they are and they expect a broadcast-quality experience, even when viewing live events. Quality of experience is key when it comes to streaming live events where every second matters. Many new market entrants fail to understand the true complexity of live event management or exactly what it takes to deliver flawless live video content. If you think you’re ready to start live streaming events, make sure you’ve considered...

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A n00b’s Guide to eSports – Monetizing Live Events

Posted on April 24th, 2018 by Lisa Hagin

Contributing Editor: Alex Jones, Encompass Sales Director – EMEA We have been watching other people play games for centuries. From jousting to gladiators, professional golf, football and baseball, to the World Poker Championship and broadcasted Halo competitions – we love to watch a good tournament. Today, more people between 18-25 are watching eSports than the World Series or NBA Finals. Statistics show that within two years, eSports will be a 1.65 billion dollar industry!  To mirror this rapidly growing...

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