GlobeCast has increased the connectivity of its technical facilities around the world to platform operators and broadcaster facilities via fiber, as part of its strategy to add value to its content transport services.
Building on the company’s global satellite and fiber network, dedicated fiber connectivity has now been established to the premises of over 70 clients, such major players as DirecTV and Fox Sports in the United States, Turner Latin America, TVN SA (n) in Poland, Canal+, Arte and Orange in France, SingTel in Singapore, Astro in Malaysia, now-TV and i-CABLE in Hong Kong.
Chief Operating Officer Philippe Fort said “broadcasters know and trust GlobeCast for its ability to manage and move content around the world. Today we’ve gone a step further, bringing content directly to the premises of the world’s most watched networks and bouquets.”
The GlobeCast Backbone Network spans five continents and reaches more than 30 PoPs in television markets around the world. The company also has satellite capacity on 28 satellites covering a potential television audience in the billions.