RR Media

March 11, 2015 07:00 ET

RR Media's US & UK Playout Facilities Now Operational

Digital Media Services Company Makes Channel Management and Playout Easier, Scalable and More Efficient From Two Additional Playout Sites in Key Media Markets

ENGLEWOOD CLIFFS, NJ and LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM--(Marketwired - Mar 11, 2015) - RR Media (NASDAQ: RRM), a leading provider of global digital media services to the broadcast industry, has announced that it is now running dozens of channels from two additional playout facilities based in the New York Metro area and in London. The US playout facility has been online since November 2014 with the UK facility online since February 2015. RR Media fully originates and manages over 150 channels across its global media centers.

The now established playout presence in these key media markets allows RR Media to be closer to their European and American broadcaster base in order have access to these services in their region. With a managed service model, RR Media handles all technical and operational aspects of content preparation, management and playout across different regions and time zones. All channels played out from the additional facilities are fully backed up from of RR Media's main global media center.

These playout facilities as well as RR Media's content preparation and management capabilities are all part of a global media services platform based on virtualized infrastructure and robust IP networking capability that delivers global, scalable media solutions, accessible from anywhere in the world. RR Media's scalable, virtualized capability allows them to establish new playout facilities anywhere in the world with short lead times and based on a broadcaster's business need.

Elad Manishviz, RR Media's Chief Marketing Officer, comments: "It's quite an accomplishment to have two additional playout facilities online in such quick time. It means that our presence is closer to keys markets in the US and Europe, further enhancing and providing customers a local point of presence. These two facilities are just one step in the further creation of a managed service model with virtualized, cloud based facilities and infrastructure that are scalable in order to be established anywhere in the world, based on any given customer's needs."

RR Media will be exhibiting at the upcoming NAB Show held at Las Vegas Convention Center. See more of RR Media's rich digital media services and playout capability at NAB 2015, at Booth SU5924 from April 13-16, 2015.

About RR Media

RR Media (NASDAQ: RRM) works in partnership with the world's leading media players to create the richest possible media and entertainment experiences for the world's consumers. RR Media's complete ecosystem of digital media services maximize the potential of media and entertainment content, covering four main areas: smart global content distribution network with an optimized combination of satellite, fiber and the internet; content management and channel origination; sports, news & live events; and online video services. RR Media provides scalable, converged digital media services to more than 650 channels and to leagues and right holders of over 100,000 hours of sports and live events yearly. The company delivers content to 95% of the world's population reaching viewers of multiplatform operators, VOD platforms, online video and direct-to-home services. Visit the company's website

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Contact Information

  • Corporate Contact:
    Elad Manishviz
    Tel: +1 201 655 7245
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    Media Contact:
    Marilyn Gerber
    Cutler PR
    Tel: +1 917 225 2977
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