April 18, 2016
By Maisie Loh
PARIS, Miami, SINGAPORE – ATEME recently announced that FRANSAT, the satellite TV bouquet of Eutelsat in France, broadcast the Vienna Opera ballet “Le Corsaire” live in Ultra High Definition (UHD) on April 2, in partnership with Arte channel.
The show was available in France, as well as the rest of Europe, Mediterranean region and Middle East through the satellite HOT BIRD. In parallel, the satellite signal was transcoded by IRT using TITAN to power a fine-tuned UHD DASH OTT real-time delivery on Arte’s HbbTV portal for smart TVs. DASH packetization was supported by an Anevia NEA LIVE Advanced Origin server that directly fed the Akamai content delivery network (CDN) worldwide.