How can Encompass help?

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DIGITAL VIDEO PROVIDERS

Consumer demand for video on every platform, everywhere, is at a fever pitch. Digital video providers have a prime opportunity to turn digital video consumption into revenue. The challenge is to ensure that speed to market does not adversely affect the quality or reliability of  your brand. Encompass brings our broadcast heritage of delivering highly reliable, broadcast-quality TV to our digital streaming services.

SIGNAL ACQUISITION

No matter where the source is originated, Encompass can acquire the signal. Whether it’s over satellite or across fiber for streaming, our vast global footprint allows us to capture a signal from almost anywhere on the planet.

Encompass operates 144 ground antennas across seven facilities globally providing coverage to six continents. Our vast satellite and fiber network allows us to capture a signal from anywhere on the planet for use in traditional broadcast and OTT streaming applications.

Procure full-time leased and occasional-use satellite and fiber capacity at various bandwidths. Due to our close relationships with the top satellite and fiber vendors around the world, along with our in-house satellite capacity, we are able to provide competitive pricing on your satellite and fiber needs.

Deliver broadcast-quality content at any bit rate and in any encoding format from any geographic location to multiple global endpoints. Encompass offers an intelligent and powerful media transport service built on proprietary technology to route content simultaneously to a large number of destinations.

Streamed content can be captured and ingested into the system in many different formats, including over the Internet. Through our platform, we are able to normalize that content to enable the highest quality streaming experience available.

Move content anywhere on the planet with a single service provider. Encompass offers the most extensive worldwide fiber routing network. Our vast Global Interconnect Fiber Network, Waterfront facility and award-winning Teleports combine to offer a single source for full-time and occasional-use connectivity for sports, broadcast, news and program contribution providers.

Encompass offers record and playback services to and from in-house servers and/or various traditional tape formats. If you need a record for backup purposes or a playout to distribute media for later air from one regional location to another, we can help you.

LIVE EVENT SOLUTIONS

Turnkey live event services offer reliable capture, process and delivery solutions globally. We understand that every event is unique and offer a collaborative approach to creating content distribution solutions that fit your specifications.

Target and capture additional markets by streaming live events online. Encompass offers an end-to-end solution, from signal acquisition, stream encoding, processing and delivering to multiscreen devices via our Online Video Provider (OVP) and Content Delivery Network (CDN) services. Our multi-platform distribution services provide custom solutions to deliver your event to any platform efficiently and cost effectively.

Decorate your live event broadcast to your unique specifications and deliver to any screen. Encompass can capture your live event from virtually any global location, insert ads and other relevant markers and deliver to any endpoint for broadcast and OTT streaming.

Time is money in this business. The faster you can get your live stream transformed into VOD assets, the faster the content can be monetized. Our VOD platform leverages highly automated workflows to enable those assets to be created in near real-time, in a secure fashion.

Our fully managed live service comes with Premium support that includes a dedicated production coordinator, project manager and live support for the duration of your live event.

Instant delivery of game highlights is critical to your audience and a barometer of success for you. Our state-of-the-art infrastructure and technical expertise ensure you have a satisfied fan base that you can target for future revenue opportunities.

Incorporate live, special event feeds into a full-time channel playout workflow. We hold a strong global reputation with our ability to capture, process and deliver live content in any format, anywhere in the world.

END-TO-END OTT/TVE SOLUTIONS

Television networks are in an increasingly challenging environment. The landscape is changing. Viewers demand content anytime, anywhere and on any screen. Skinny bundles and cord cutting impact subscription and ad revenue. Encompass helps television networks powers a new age of viewing experiences with solutions for broadcast, over-the-top (OTT) and TVEverywhere (TVE) systems.

Transform the way you distribute content to your viewers while capturing additional market share and generating new revenue opportunities. Encompass delivers the highest quality linear programming for 24/7 streaming with around-the-clock monitoring for TVEverywhere systems and OTT platforms.

Create and distribute media for a wide variety of video-on-demand services. From C3/C7 VOD for Nielsen ratings to VOD packages for MVPDs, OTT platforms and TVEverywhere systems, we have you covered.

Focus on your core business of creating and monetizing content while we take care of the rest. Encompass helps you create, launch and deliver channels in HD, SD and now 4K to any screen worldwide. Our standard and customized solutions to fit your every digital and linear broadcasting need. With dedicated 24/7 monitoring and guaranteed SLAs, you can rest easily knowing that we’ve got you covered.

Make the most of your digital assets on every device. Encompass offers end-to-end digital solution from capturing content, processing it and delivering to multiscreen devices via our Online Video Provider (OVP) and Content Delivery Network (CDN) services. With Encompass, you have a single solution provider to meet all of your video needs.

Normalize diverse content and prepare for downstream viewing on multiscreen platforms. We insulate you from post-production ambiguities and deliver pristine files for Multichannel video Programming Distributors (MVPD), Electronic Sell Through (EST), OTT platforms and TVEverywhere systems.

DISASTER RECOVERY AND BACKUP

Protect your revenue and your brand with disaster recovery services that scale with your needs. We offer a multitude of disaster recovery solutions from channel origination and playback, Teleport services, geographical redundancy, OTT Streaming, VOD, off-site content archival storage to on-site emergency communications and high-speed Internet.

Encompass can help you ensure partial or complete content replication and archive. Our team of experts will work with you to establish the level of content protection you require whether it is cloud based or in one of our Encompass-owned global locations.

Dynamic backup services provide uninterrupted brand integrity and revenue protection. Our geographically diverse facilities offer a multitude of DR solutions that fit your needs; from storage and playout of evergreen content on an as-needed basis to full playlist mirroring.

Encompass’ global teleport footprint offers redundant uplink, downlink and fiber connectivity. Whether you need to do antenna maintenance or if you’ve experienced a fiber cut, Encompass is there to make sure you stay on the air.

By creating highly redundant architectures and leveraging our multiple locations for geo-redundancy, we are able to provide active/active availability and disaster recovery solutions for linear and non-linear streaming media.