TV5MONDE, a global French language television network, has selected Tata Communications’s LiveBroadcast service to distribute key events in real-time via the internet.
With a reach of more than 180 million households, TV5 has extended its 10-year long relationship with Tata Communications to deliver live internet content as the channel increases its web portfolio.
In addition to LiveBroadcast, a flash-based streaming service, the Tata Communications suite of CDN services powered by BitGravity includes Tata Communications CDN, a next- generation CDN designed for a range of applications; and Tata Communications CDN Plus and CDN Secure, add value designed for the distribution and protection of media assets.
Through the LiveBroadcast offering, Tata Communications will provide an application that will replicate and distribute content, within a two- to four-second delay, using the company’s Tier-1 IP backbone.
Genius Wong, senior vice president of global IP and VPN services at Tata Communications, said: As one of the largest global television networks, TV5 sought out at solution that would allow them to deliver the most widespread video format on the internet while displaying the shortest delay between signals, key benefits of Tata Communications’s CDN services.
Our company’s extensive network backbone and innovative way of broadcasting multimedia content via the Internet, allows TV5, as well as other broadcasters and large content providers, worldwide to seamlessly relay programming at unparalleled speed and quality.