Bespoke Broadcast Network Design
We'll help you design and implement the network that’s right for your needs
We understand how challenging putting together a new network or adding bolt-on elements to your existing network can be. Our network design team have decades of experience in bringing broadcast networks to life and can help you design and implement the network that’s right for your needs.
One-size does not fit all when it comes to broadcast networks, and we have the expertise in house to make sure your network meets your requirements for today, as well as being ready for the future.
- We bring your content to millions of people worldwide
BT Media Suite
Tailor your content to your requirements
As the variety of video expands, so does the number of different formats it’s required in. We can help you tailor content to your requirements using Media Suite, our broadcast processing platform at BT Tower.
With equipment ranging across encoding formats, standards conversion and time delay, Media Suite allows you to process your content quickly, easily and securely, so it’s ready for transmission.
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BT TV Outside Broadcast
Live TV OB, on-demand and nationwide
Audiences want to see live action broadcasts and our BT TV Outside Broadcast Service can help you deliver them, to anywhere in the world. We have more than 150 venues in the UK alone offering fibre connectivity. And with our hybrid fibre/satellite links trucks, we can enable broadcasts from anywhere or offer additional resilience.
We are the largest and most complete TVOB provider in Europe with more than 60 years’ of experience. In August 2015 we helped to launch the first live sports UHD channel in the UK and regularly deliver multiple UHD broadcasts every week. Additionally, we’re helping our customers in the shift to remote production by delivering multiple HD visions across our high capacity contribution network. We can help you customise the right solution for your needs, bringing your audience the uninterrupted high quality live programmes that they’ve come to expect.
BT Global Media Network
Your global purpose-built digital media network.
The BT Global Media Network (GMN) is our digital backbone, purpose-built to meet the needs of the media and broadcast companies. The GMN enables fast, reliable and secure live TV and media file transfer, with points of presence in key locations around the world. Created to connect together the key media communities around the globe, this high-capacity IP-based network has already carried live international transmissions of 4K UHD (Ultra High Definition) events.
Madley Earth Station
Access satellites covering a third of the globe
With BT’s Madley Earth Station, which provides access to satellites covering a third of the globe, we can help you transmit and receive live video either permanently or for occasional use as well as offering dedicated data networks.
Media Workflow Connect
Our fast, secure and flexible network for the production and post industry.
Media Workflow Connect gives you access to a fast, powerful and private network. That means you can complete workflows quickly and easily, with no unnecessary set up fees or long-term contracts.
Once you’re connected, you can create connections to other Media Workflow Connect customers across a private network. And you can privately access public cloud services including AWS, Azure and Google, so you can take advantage of the latest media cloud-based software, like editing, VFX rendering and quality control.
BT FacilityLine Plus
Bring your HD video and audio content to the world
BT FacilityLine Plus is a high-capacity, multi-format video exchange services that lets you share SD or HD video content directly with your collaborators and customers. Our London-based uncompressed video network connects broadcasters together with a global community at the BT Tower. This product is currently available within a 35km radius of the BT Tower.
BT Software-based Playout
Take control with our agile broadcast playout platform
With BT Software-based Playout, you can launch, manage and monetise channels both quickly and reliably. Our truly global platform can meet even the most complex and demanding distribution and delivery needs for linear and non-linear broadcast platforms. It can deliver anything from the simplest linear channels to the most complex channel arrangement.
BT Media Move
Transform your ability to send large media files - easily and rapidly
The world of TV production and distribution now revolves around file-based workflows. This means that very large media files often need to be shared or exchanged at every stage of the creative process, so that others can review or change the content.
However, moving large files across the Internet can be a slow and laborious process. That’s why we’ve developed BT Media Move, a fully managed video delivery service that streamlines the movement of large files to your colleagues, clients and partners.
BT Media Live
Live outside broadcast can be a logistical nightmare in city centre locations – and maintaining your own receive site eats up cost and resource. With BT MediaLive there are none of the headaches: it’s a fully managed and always-on Radio Frequency (RF) newsgathering service that eliminates the need for vehicle-based Outside Broadcast facilities in built-up areas.
BT Media Stream
Live stream your content to the Internet for distribution via any platform
BT Media Stream is offered as a standalone service or as a bolt-on to linear TV channels. Our high quality, dependable solution enables you to route your live content to the Internet for distribution via any platform. We can offer live streaming to a single platform, or to multiple online platforms and offline networks.
IP data networking - everywhere
When you’re in a remote location but need to be connected, VSAT satellite-based IP networking lets you be part of your digital network even from the most far-flung places.
It’s the ideal answer for oil rigs, ships at sea and global enterprises with distributed operations in developing areas. If security is likely to be an issue, then choose BT Secure Satellite to protect intellectual property and mitigate the increasing threat of cyber attacks.
Fast to deploy, VSAT is also ideal for emergency infrastructure and temporary use.
BT Global Media Network Occasional Use
Your on-demand global digital media network
With BT Global Media Network (GMN) Occasional Use you can connect to the GMN to bring your remote live content to the world. With Occasional Use, we build out the GMN to meet you, using the most effective bearer technology for your needs. Your live transmission can be transmitted to your premises – or collected from the BT Tower IMC. Each year we bring over 2500 public events to the public via Global Media Network Occasional Use.
BT Media Supply Chain
Let us help you connect with best
We’ve been at the heart of media and broadcast for decades, so why not take advantage of our relationships with technology and hardware suppliers across the industry?
BT Media and Broadcast can help you source major technology deployments for specialist products like compression, routing, storage and encoding to general IT hardware and support, available standalone or as part of a managed service.