LONDON and ATLANTA, Dec. 8, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Encompass Digital Media, a global technology services company delivering end-to-end video solutions to broadcast and digital media companies, today announced that it has entered into a multi-year agreement with Modern Times Group MTG UK Limited, part of leading international digital entertainment group MTG, to provide UK–based, end-to-end channel playout services for 20 free and pay-TV entertainment channels (including local versions) across Europe.
In addition to the channel playout services, Encompass will also supply disaster recovery services and a comprehensive post-production platform including an edit suite and voice-over capabilities.
"We're thrilled to extend our expertise across the broadcasting technology lifecycle to MTG and look forward to providing our industry-leading playout, disaster recovery and post-production platform and long partnership with them," commented Encompass CEO, Chris Walters.
"We are pleased to partner with Encompass to support our UK based broadcast operations," said Rachel Bernard, MTG Senior Vice President of UK Broadcast Operations. "They have extensive experience of working with peer companies to deliver reliable technical delivery solutions for multi-territory video entertainment offerings. Encompass has taken over the technical running of our UK facility in West London, and we are already working closely together ensuring the highest service quality for viewers and distributors alike."
About Encompass Digital Media
Encompass is a global technology services company focused on supporting TV networks, broadcasters, sports leagues and digital leaders with the delivery of their linear/nonlinear video content across television and digital platforms. Services include: global transmission and connectivity, channel playout, OTT/TVE streaming and VOD, live events and disaster recovery. For more information, please visit www.encompass.tv, and follow us on social media – LinkedIn and Twitter.
About Modern Times Group MTG UK Limited
Modern Times Group MTG UK Limited is part of MTG (Modern Times Group MTG AB (publ.)), a leading international digital entertainment group shaping the future of entertainment by connecting consumers with the content that they love in as many ways as possible. MTG brands span TV, radio and next generation entertainment experiences in esports, digital video networks and online gaming. Born in Sweden, MTG shares are listed on Nasdaq Stockholm ('MTGA' and 'MTGB').
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