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TV3 GROUP ELEVATES ITS PORTFOLIO WITH ENCOMPASS’ CLOUD-FIRST MEDIA SERVICES

Tier one broadcaster moving playout, disaster recovery and archive storage onto Encompass’ Altitude Media Cloud LONDON  (24 August 2021)  –  Encompass Digital Media, a global managed service provider for TV networks, broadcasters, sports leagues and OTT platforms, announces a five-year renewal with Baltic-based broadcaster TV3 Group. Encompass will provide TV3 Group with end-to-end cloud-based playout and media management services for 17 channels, together with disaster recovery […]

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ENCOMPASS AND TELESTREAM PARTNER TO PROVIDE A UNIQUE AND POWERFUL MEDIA & ENTERTAINMENT TARGETED STORAGE SOLUTION IN ALTITUDE MEDIA CLOUD

Partnership offers media content owners a cloud-first storage solution, providing immediate access to archived assets and enhanced durability with a more cost-effective solution than LTO ATLANTA (June 10, 2021) – Encompass Digital Media, a global managed service provider for TV networks, broadcasters, sports leagues and OTT platforms, and Telestream, a leading provider of […]

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ENCOMPASS AND NEXT LEVEL SPORTS EXTEND PLAYOUT AND TRANSMISSION SERVICE AGREEMENT

ATLANTA (May 25, 2021) – Encompass Digital Media, a global managed service provider for TV networks, broadcasters, sports leagues and OTT platforms, and Next Level Sports & Entertainment, LLC have signed an agreement to deliver the Next Level Sports television channel (formerly Eleven Sports) to Next Level’s major partners in the United States. […]

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ENCOMPASS PROVIDES END-TO-END BROADCAST SERVICES TO KC GLOBAL MEDIA

SINGAPORE (September 24, 2020) – Encompass Digital Media, a global technology services company, has entered into a long-term service agreement with KC Global Media Asia to provide broadcast services, including playout, media management and signal distribution. The services support KC Global Media’s recently acquired portfolio of channels across the South […]

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ENCOMPASS APPOINTS SALES DIRECTOR – WESTERN USA AND CANADA

Company adds Jaz Wray as North America Sales Director ATLANTA (September 1, 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, appoints Jaz Wray to Sales Director covering Western USA and Canada. He brings […]

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ENCOMPASS APPOINTS SVP SALES, NORTH AMERICA

Company adds Peter Ostapiuk as North America Sales Leader ATLANTA (July 23, 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, appoints Peter Ostapiuk as Senior Vice President of Sales for North America. Ostapiuk […]

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ENCOMPASS ANNOUNCES ALTITUDE MEDIA CLOUD

Cloud-native platform built for broadcast with an SLA to match ATLANTA (June 02, 2020) – Encompass Digital Media, a global technology services company, announces Altitude Media Cloud™,  a scalable and flexible processing platform designed to support the most demanding media applications. Altitude Media Cloud powers Encompass’ cloud-native services, including channel […]

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ENCOMPASS APPOINTS EVP & GENERAL MANAGER, NORTH AMERICA

Company adds industry veteran, Brian Morris, to its executive team ATLANTA (February 4, 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, appoints Brian Morris as Executive Vice President and General Manager of North […]

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ENCOMPASS AND CELESTIAL TIGER ENTERTAINMENT EXTEND SERVICES AGREEMENT

SINGAPORE AND ATLANTA (23 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 Celestial Tiger Entertainment (CTE) have signed an agreement to extend their current arrangement covering playout, media management and transmission […]

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ENCOMPASS AND beIN ASIA PACIFIC EXTEND COMPREHENSIVE SERVICES AGREEMENT

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 […]

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ENCOMPASS APPOINTS CHIEF TECHNOLOGY OFFICER

Company adds Scott Brown to its executive team ATLANTA (April 8, 2019) – Encompass Digital Media, a global technology services company focused on delivering linear/non-linear video content and radio across television, digital and radio platforms, announced today the appointment of Scott Brown as Chief Technology Officer. Brown brings over 20 […]

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ENCOMPASS ANNOUNCES PARTNERSHIP WITH ZIXI

Global technology company deploys flexible solutions for 24/7 linear, live events and OTT ATLANTA (January 8, 2019) – Encompass Digital Media, a global technology services company delivering end-to-end video playout and distribution solutions to broadcast and digital media companies, announces its partnership with Zixi, the industry leader for enabling dependable, […]

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ENCOMPASS COMPLETES ACQUISITION OF BABCOCK’S MEDIA SERVICES

Global technology services company purchases Babcock International Group’s Media Services business LONDON/ATLANTA (28 September 2018) – Encompass Digital Media, a global technology services company delivering end-to-end video playout and distribution solutions to broadcast and digital media companies, announced today it has completed the acquisition of Babcock International Group’s (Babcock’s) Media […]

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ENCOMPASS TO EXTEND IMG RELATIONSHIP FROM ITS SINGAPORE FACILITY

Global technology services company continues to provide full-time and occasion-use services to sports media distribution leader   SINGAPORE AND ATLANTA (13 September 2018) – Encompass Digital Media, a global technology services company delivering end-to-end video playout and distribution solutions to broadcast and digital media companies, to provide IMG with comprehensive […]

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ENCOMPASS TO ACQUIRE BABCOCK’S MEDIA SERVICES

“Global technology services company has reached a definitive agreement to purchase Babcock International Group’s Media Services business” LONDON/ATLANTA (August 29, 2018) – Encompass Digital Media, a global technology services company delivering end-to-end video playout and distribution solutions to broadcast and digital media companies, announced today it has signed a definitive […]

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Intelsat Debuts New MCPC Platform to Support Regional and International Programmers Looking to Expand Cable, DTH and IPTV Distribution Across Central and Eastern Europe

Encompass to Provide Ground and Multiplexing Services Luxembourg, 09 April 2018 Intelsat S.A. (NYSE: I), operator of the world’s first Globalized Network and leader in integrated satellite communications, today announced that it has launched a new, Ku-band Multi-Channel Per Carrier (MCPC) media platform for Central and Eastern Europe.  As part […]

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SEASON ROLLOVER – Why do shortwave frequencies have to change?

By Neale Bateman, BBC Account Manager, Encompass Digital Media Despite a slow decline over the past two decades, the use of high-frequency (shortwave) bands for national and international radio broadcasting remains a uniquely effective and efficient medium for reaching millions of listeners with a single transmitter. Bringing reliable and impartial […]

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Spotlight on Ascension Island

Ascension Island – a six-mile stretch of volcanic rock in the middle of the South Atlantic Ocean and part of the British Overseas Territory of St. Helena, Ascension and Tristan da Cuna – is home to the BBC’s Atlantic Relay Station. Managed and operated by Encompass on behalf of the […]

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From Emerging Curiosity to Accepted Global Phenomenon, eSports Continues to Rise

Whether you regard eSports as a sport or not, with prize money already in the millions of dollars and a business with a predicted net worth of $3bn by 2022, eSports continues to rise as it commands a significant interest and audience and is only set to rise further.

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Ascension Island – An Island Radio Transmission Station

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

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 these five things first.

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What the TV Industry Can Learn from the Music Industry’s Technology Transformation

Recent decades have seen technological advances that have revolutionized the music industry and its distribution channels. History has a strange habit of repeating itself and technological evolutions, such as Virtual Multi-Video Programming Distributors (vMVPD) and video consumption, are now disrupting the TV industry.

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A n00b’s Guide to eSports – Monetizing Live Events

eSports is about to be a multi-billion dollar industry, but there are digital transmission issues major advertisers won't tolerate.

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What is a Virtual Multichannel Video Programming Distributor (vMVPD)?

What is the Skinny on the Skinny Bundle? How can content owners reach OTT users who have cut the cord or are cord-nevers? What is a Virtual Multichannel Video Programming Distributor (vMVPD)? How do these terms and services impact content owners, and what does it take to be successful?

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Our Guide on Going OTT – Don’t be afraid. Be prepared.

Our Guide on Going OTT walks you through the planning process, content and details required to make a successful shift to OTT.

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The broadcasters’ content & video processing journey to the cloud

Now more than ever, it is clear that mainstream audiences’ viewing habits are changing from a passive schedule-led approach to a more active on-demand model. If you’re considering migrating content processing services to the cloud, then there are a few key things you should do that will help set you on the right path.

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Challenges on Broadcasting Live Stream of the Total Solar Eclipse

How do you prepare to live stream an event that occurs once every hundred years? Read about challenges Encompass faced and how we handled them.

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Did OTT Steal this Summer’s Movies?

Remember Friday night at the movies? Popcorn? Coke? Loitering in the lobby with a group of your best friends? It may be time to reimagine them. As summer draws to a close, looking at box office sales from the season and comparing them to summers past, the numbers are worth a long, contemplative look. Overall summer sales are down 14% and experts are calling it the slowest summer in 25 years. Maybe it is time to really think through the impact of the OTT revolution and why it works.

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Are you ready to launch an OTT channel?

Download our Checklist and learn the most important things to consider as you shift to an OTT channel.

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Questions to Ask Before Broadcasting Live Events

Broadcasting a live event comes with challenges and exciting opportunities! Learn our tips on how to make the best televised event.

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Managed Services Benefits – Create Killer Content and Monetize

In market uncertainty, focus on what’s core to your business By Marco Tinnirello, Managing Director, EMEA We’re in unchartered waters. The only known is that there are many unknowns. The TV market is having its Napster moment, while broadcasters and content owners across the globe face a similar challenge. Traditional […]

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Hurricane Season Wreaks Havoc on Valuable Content. Are You Prepared?

Hurricanes (and other natural disasters) can wreak havoc on valuable content if you aren’t properly prepared. Do you have a reliable contingency plan in place to safeguard your assets – ad revenue, signal continuity, carriage? There is much to be considered when choosing a service provider to manage your disaster […]

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ChannelMark™ Partner Technology “Best-in-Show” Award

TV Technology magazine released its “Best-of-Show” winners at the 2017 NAB Show and Encompass Digital Media partner, Cobalt Digital, won for its industry-leading hardware. Cobalt’s FAST-STREAM product is coupled with Encompass proprietary software to create the ChannelMark solution. As a unified solution, ChannelMark, powered by FAST-STREAM, enables content owners to […]

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Aggressive Experimentation: Key To Finding The Right Distribution Channels, Technology

by AdExchanger // Monday, April 24th, 2017 – 12:04 am“On TV And Video” is a column exploring opportunities and challenges in advanced TV and video.  Today’s column is written by Chris Walters, CEO at Encompass Digital Media.     While in the past, media and entertainment providers had only a […]

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Encompass Supports First Live 4K Video Feed from Space

Encompass will be the first to support a live 4K video from space. Find out what makes this technological milestone possible.

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