Corporate Platform


Broadcasters Solutions

Value proposition

Sparkle and Persidera, a TIM Group subsidiary and leading independent TV broadcast network operator in Italy, jointly address the broadcaster’s ecosystem, offering video service transport and Value Added solutions for national and international TV players.
 

Description

A comprehensive portfolio of services targeting broadcasters’ ecosystem - including final diffusion networks, content providers and video specialized operators - that offers highly scalable end-to-end solutions with premium quality video transport. Our Broadcasters’ Solutions support all the latest video formats and encoding standards as well as Playout and Head End capabilitie,s together with live and on demand content preparation and transcoding for Multiscreen delivery.


Services are delivered through Sparkle’s advanced global network with a presence in many Telehouses and Media Hubs globally.

Product features

Transport Services for Contribution and Distribution:

  • Pure Transport: An international transport service for permanent or occasional use with live video transmissions, supporting all the latest video interfaces (ASI, SDI/HD-SDI, Ethernet) and compression formats (e.g. MPEG-2, MPEG-4 or JPEG-2000). Configuration, management and real time monitoring are managed by a dedicated video NOC and round-the-clock availability is backed by best-in-class Service Level Agreements (SLAs). In addition, uncompressed and high-definition feeds can be provisioned on a case-by-case basis, leveraging Sparkle’s proprietary global fiber backbone 
  • Video Transport: International transport service for permanentor occasional use with live video transmissions supporting all the latest video interfaces (ASI, SDI/HD-SDI, Ethernet) and compression formats (e.g. MPEG-2, MPEG-4 or JPEG-2000). Configuration, management and real time monitoring are managed by a dedicated video NOC and round-the-clock availability is backed by best-in-class Service Level Agreements (SLAs). In addition, uncompressed and high-definition feeds can be provisioned on a case-by-case basis, leveraging Sparkle’s proprietary global fiber backbone


Value Added Services:

  • Playout: 2 state-of-the-art Playout centers able to provide broadcasters with a full range of services that support channel origination, including advanced graphics, subtitling, SD simulcast and time-shift
  • Media Asset Management services: A comprehensive media asset management and storage solution that organizes, unifies and coordinates every aspect of production activity. MAM platform is based on the world’s best performing vendor technologies 
  • Head End: IP based state-of-the-art Head End (HE) able to handle all format of contribution signal (ASI, SDI, IP ,..) for all distribution platforms (Digital Terrestrial, Satellite and WEB) 


Optional Services:

  • Digital Terrestrial Television (DTTV) delivery network: high quality platform and transmission services based on proprietary multiplexes in Italy 
  • Multiscreen/Second screen: live and on demand content preparation and transcoding for Multiscreen delivery 
  • Consultant services: support from an experienced team of video professionals in creating an optimized network to deliver high quality services and support viewer preference

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