The Switch® and Eutelsat are connection forces to produce a brand new, freelance provide delivering an unparalleled satellite and fiber video contribution network. The partnership can offer The Switch’s user community of over 800 of the world’s leading content producers and distributors with the power to transmit feeds on a minute-by-minute basis to and from massive elements of the world. at the same time, broadcasters and content producers inside Eutelsat’s satellite footprint can gain access to The Switch® extensive world fiber network, together with fifty-three physical points-of-presence, similarly as connections to U.S. tech leaders, major world broadcasters and quite a hundred and eighty sports organizations, venues and rights holders.
This partnership leverages the resources of 3 Eutelsat satellites covering Europe, Africa, and also the Americas, (further satellites is also added within the future to increase the reach of the solution) with The Switch’s world video transport network. Customers are going to be ready to schedule transport to and from every region via SwitchIT™, The Switch’s patented award-winning customer-control software platform. The integration of The Switch and Eutelsat systems will enable customers to deliver their content quicker, a lot of smoothly and to a lot of regions around the globe.
“We have seen a large increase within the demand for worldwide up linking from our connected customers and venues,” said Keith Buckley, President, and CEO at The Switch. “Partnering with Eutelsat permits the U.S.A. to mix our shared resources to bring a seamless, flexible providing to market.”
“We are delighted to partner with The Switch to supply customers seeking connectivity a lot of economic and cost-efficient thanks to moving content,” said Michael Antonovich, CEO of Eutelsat Americas. “Having larger first-mile access to literally many additional broadcasters, venues and content producers within the U.S. and on the far side greatly strengthens our position within the media landscape.”
Over the past year, The Switch has invested with heavily in increasing its network, products, and services internationally. This includes the launch of The Switch Access™, a broadband IP connection enabling inexpensive connectivity from anyplace within the world, the addition of strategic partnerships on many continents, and increasing its team to incorporate dedicated personnel in key international locations.