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Thomson Video Networks at AfricaCom 2015: Managing the Digital Transition

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Thomson Video Networks to Highlight Solutions to Ease the Digital Transition at AfricaCom 2015

RENNES, France — Nov. 5, 2015 — At the AfricaCom 2015 exposition in Cape Town, South Africa, Nov. 17-19, Thomson Video Networks will showcase its family of advanced video compression solutions on stand F25. Reflecting its expanding presence in Africa, the company will present innovations that address key challenges facing African broadcasters, including the ongoing transition to digital operations. 

“The African media industry is incredibly dynamic and undergoing a major transition as growing numbers of broadcasters adapt to digital operations,” said Eric Louvet, vice president, worldwide sales and field services, Thomson Video Networks. “At AfricaCom 2015, we’re looking forward to demonstrating how our compression solutions can ease the digital migration, with affordable equipment for providing reliable signal access and delivering high-quality content.”

Thomson Video Networks will present overviews of the following solutions: SingleFeed, an ideal solution for DVB-T2 projects that makes it easy and highly cost-effective for terrestrial headend operators to perform satellite distribution and regionalization of SFN multiplexes to transmitters; the FUZE-1 Playout System, designed for ad insertion, branding, disaster recovery, and EAS insertion; and the company’s award-winning ViBE® XT1000, a high-density video transcoder for OTT, cable, and telco applications, supporting up to 54 HD channels or 180 SD channels. 

More information about the Thomson Video Networks product family is available at www.thomson-networks.com


About Thomson Video Networks
A global leader in advanced video compression solutions, Thomson Video Networks empowers media companies, video service providers, and broadcasters to deliver superior video quality at the highest density and lowest bandwidth for contribution, terrestrial, satellite, cable, IPTV, and OTT services. Through its innovative Behind Every Screen® approach, Thomson Video Networks combines both on-premises and cloud-based resources to create an all-encompassing video infrastructure for its advanced ingest/playout, branding, ad insertion, encoding/transcoding, and packaging technologies. Media enterprises now have every key capability they need to raise video quality and reduce cost of ownership not just for broadcast, but also for multi-screen services on every device and platform. Behind Every Screen you’ll find Thomson Video Networks. Visit www.thomson-networks.com.

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