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Red Bee Media Renews Live Captioning Contract with beIN Sports in France

Press release   •   Jun 17, 2019 10:00 BST

Red Bee Media extends live captioning services for beIN SPORTS France. The new agreement involves the captioning of live content for broadcasts of major national and international sports events as well as related studio shows, including major league and international football such as Ligue 1, La Liga and Serie A. All content is captioned by a sports-savvy Red Bee Media team in Paris.

Red Bee Media has years of experience providing live captioning for beIN SPORTS in France. Earlier this year this partnership was renewed with a contract covering beIN SPORTS’ live broadcasts.

beIN SPORTS customers in France are able to watch live matches from some of the best European football leagues such as Ligue 1, LaLiga and Serie A, as well as action from global sporting competitions such as NBA, NFL and Wimbledon.

The Red Bee Media team, operating out of Le Sextant in Paris, includes captioners with a deep passion for sports and every week delivers high quality captions for live sporting events and related shows – including all major European football leagues, “This is Paris” dedicated to Paris Saint-Germain, boxing news and sports highlights on Sunday nights.

“We are proud to have gained renewed confidence from beIN SPORTS to make their live shows in France more accessible. With our team of expert captioners, passionate for sport, we can deliver the highest quality live captioning available on the market”, says Matt Simpson, Head of Portfolio, Access Services at Red Bee Media.

About Red Bee Media

Red Bee Media is a leading global media services company with a staff of more than 2500 media service and broadcast experts. With the head office in London, UK, Red Bee Media provides services from 11 main hubs around the world. Every day, millions of people on all continents watch television programs prepared, managed and broadcast by Red Bee Media staff. Every year, the business delivers 4 million hours of programming in more than 60+ languages for over 500 TV channels. Red Bee Media’s OTT services include live transcoding of 233 channels for broadcasters and 119 standalone channels provided to 1.7 million subscribers. The company’s content discovery portfolio spans more than 10 million movies and program titles, covering over 25 languages, and includes an image database with over 90 percent of all programming available across traditional TV, VOD and SVOD. Red Bee Media also provides over 200,000 hours of captioning each year – more than 70,000 hours of which is live. Red Bee Media is an equal opportunity employer, with a clear focus on embracing diversity and creating an inclusive workplace throughout the entire organization. www.redbeemedia.com

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