GB NEWS TO LAUNCH WITH RED BEE MEDIA’S SOFTWARE-ONLY PLAYOUT DEPLOYMENT
GB News, Britain’s latest news channel, will launch on Red Bee Media’s cloud-based software-only Managed Playout Service. Red Bee will manage the playout of all GB News’ broadcasts, making sure 6500 hours a year of news, opinion and debate reaches audiences across England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland.
Red Bee Takes Over Playout Operations for BBC Persian and Arabic TV News Channels
Red Bee has taken over playout operations for BBC News Arabic television and BBC News Persian television. As of early April 2020, playout operations for both channels were outsourced to Red Bee’s managed services operations, which already serve significant parts of the UK public broadcaster’s global news distribution.
Red Bee Successfully Demonstrates Software-Defined Video Encoding and Statistical Multiplexing in Red Lab London
Red Bee Media has successfully demonstrated software-defined video encoding and statistical multiplexing on its private cloud infrastructure in the Red Lab facilities at Broadcast Centre, London. This video encoding service seamlessly complements other Red Bee services including Playout, Global MCR and OTT.
Red Bee Media Extends Contracts with Channel 4 – Delivering Software Only Playout and Access Services Across the UK
Red Bee Media is extending its relationship with Channel 4 and will deliver fully resilient dual site Playout and Access Services for all the British broadcaster’s channels. Playout Services will be delivered active / active from Red Bee’s facilities in Broadcast Centre, London and Media City UK, Salford. Access Services will continue to be delivered from a number of locations across the UK.