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TELEVISION
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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 power a new age of viewing experiences with solutions for broadcast, over-the-top (OTT) and TVEverywhere (TVE) systems.

CHANNEL PLAYOUT

Reach viewers no matter how they consume your programming. Through our multi-platform distribution services and custom-designed online video repository, you can reach an audience on a global scale.

Focus on your core business of creating and monetizing content while we take care of the rest. Encompass can launch and deliver channels in HD, SD and 4K to any screen worldwide. Our standard and customized solutions fit 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.

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.

GLOBAL TRANSMISSION AND CONNECTIVITY

Customized distribution solutions to deliver your critical content anywhere in the world. Through our vast satellite and fiber footprints, we are able to meet diverse transmission needs and unique technical requirements.

Getting your channel to cable and satellite providers is key. Encompass manages uplinks to a wide variety of satellites on various multiplex platforms with coverage over North America, South America and Asia.

Satellite transmissions are carried out with 144 ground antennas across seven facilities globally, providing coverage to six continents. We provide customized distribution solutions to deliver your content anywhere in the world. Through our vast satellite and fiber footprints, we are able to meet diverse transmission needs and unique technical requirements.

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.

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.

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 frame rate and standards conversion, up/down/cross conversion, signal delay/time shift and audio manipulation. We can handle and process any video format to suit your diverse media needs.

Encompass offers record and playback services to and from in-house servers 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.

Ensure the correct audience receives your event with our re-tune and blackout services. Encompass can also provide alternate programming coordination so blacked out affiliates have compelling content to substitute in place of the event.

IRDs are used for the reception of contribution feeds that are intended for re-broadcasting. Encompass offers complete end-to-end management of IRD workflows. From purchasing through testing and shipping, Encompass can reliably deploy new IRDs or transition to new technology. On-going operations include helpdesk support for your affiliates, IRD authorizations and affiliate database coordination.

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.

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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.

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.

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.

Make the most of your digital assets on every device and platform. Encompass offers end-to-end digital solutions from capturing content, processing it and delivering to multiscreen devices via our Online Video Provider (OVP) and Content Delivery Network (CDN) services.

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.

No matter where the live event is happening, Encompass can get 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.

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 to a large number of destinations simultaneously.

We are there when you need us. Our live event production support staff has a long history of supporting the most important events worldwide; and the best part is, you didn’t even notice us. From premier red carpet events to major sporting events around the world, Encompass is there providing all live event crewing needs.

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.

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

PRODUCTION FACILITIES AND STUDIOS

Encompass’ production facilities offer clients a wide range of studio and stage options, equipment rental, crewing and post production services. From large-scale HD productions to live shots, media tours and webcasts, we have the perfect environment for any project. In addition, all of our studios and stages have interconnectivity to provide live distribution via satellite or fiber.

HD productions, live shots, satellite media tours and webcasts. Our studios and stages in Atlanta, Minneapolis, Singapore and Stamford have interconnectivity to provide live distribution via satellite, fiber or IP.

Encompass’ HD/SD post-production facilities feature state-of-the-art, digital, non-linear editing technology on a high-speed fiber network. In-house post-production services include video editing and finishing, audio mixing, motion graphics and compositing and multi-format tape or digital file output.

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 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.

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.