SINGAPORE AND ATLANTA (9 January 2020) – Encompass Digital Media, a global technology services company that delivers end-to-end video solutions to television networks, broadcasters, sports leagues and OTT service providers, and beIN ASIA PACIFIC have signed an agreement to extend their current contract covering playout, streaming and distribution services.
“Encompass has been originating beIN SPORTS channels and feeds for beIN SPORTS CONNECT from its Singapore facility for many years,” states Mike Kerr, Managing Director, beIN ASIA PACIFIC. “Given the ever-changing landscape of beIN’s business and the flexibility a company like Encompass offers, it was a natural choice to continue to entrust our brand and services with Encompass.”
“We are very pleased to extend our relationship with beIN ASIA PACIFIC,” comments Marc Bruce, Encompass Managing Director, APAC. “The demanding nature of managing multiple live sports services for both traditional TV platforms and beIN SPORTS CONNECT, which provides coverage for some of the world’s most prevalent sporting brands, makes our Singapore facility the perfect fit with its dynamic scope of capability offerings.”
About beIN ASIA PACIFIC
beIN Asia Pacific – a multi-platform media company – offers a stellar line-up of live sporting events through our premium sports brands, beIN SPORTS. We serve passionate fans with great coverage, news and analysis of the top leagues and competitions from around the planet, as well as exclusive and never-before-available content. beIN SPORTS is available in 11 countries in the Asia-Pacific region on leading pay-TV platforms including on our live streaming player, beIN SPORTS CONNECT. Headquartered in Singapore, we are part of beIN Media Group, the fastest growing global media and entertainment company with over 60 channels worldwide. The group also owns MIRAMAX and leading pay-TV platforms in MENA and Turkey. For more information, visit beinmediagroup.com.
About Encompass Digital Media
Encompass is a global technology services company focused on supporting television networks, broadcasters (TV and radio), sports leagues and OTT service providers with the delivery of their linear/nonlinear video content and radio across television, digital and radio platforms. Services include: channel playout, global distribution, OTT/TVE streaming, live events, disaster recovery and radio. For more information, please visit www.encompass.tv, and follow us on social media – LinkedIn and Twitter.