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Media & Broadcast is the digital media and broadcast solutions arm of BT. We have more than 60 years’ experience in providing global media solutions, dating back to the first international TV broadcasts.

We support the workflow of getting content from glass to glass. This applies to all aspects of the supply chain for television and film production, post production, contribution and distribution.

We serve over 500 customers worldwide, moving up to 16,000 hours of content a day through the BT Tower. In the UK, we operate almost 100% terrestrial and digital TV networks and provide the backhaul network for most UK sport to be transmitted to global audiences. We distribute international TV for many global brands and channels, and we operate one of the biggest satellite teleports in Europe.

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Access Services

For over 60 years our network and services have been relied on to deliver flawless networked video. Whether it’s using fibre, satellite or the internet, our wide range of solutions give you the flexibility to choose what connectivity option works for your business or project.

With more people and platforms available globally, we can help increase your reach. Our London-based uncompressed video network offers a high-capacity, multi-format video exchange service. Share your video content directly with your collaborators and customers. Connecting in to our Global Media Network at BT Tower makes you part of the global media ecosystem with access to broadcasters, content owners, and venues all around the world.

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File Transfer

Our Media Move solution takes the effort out of transferring media files. It uses market-leading Aspera FASP™ encryption and acceleration software and comes with a 5TB annual allowance as standard. Letting you move files easily and securely, without specialist IT kit.

It’s a pay-as-you-go service. Transfer charges depend on the size of your files. To use the service, all you have to do is jump online or use the app. You can drag and drop files and to send them to one or more recipients. You can browse for registered members or enter any valid email address. Files awaiting collection remain encrypted in our central and secure managed storage.

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Ingest, Transcoding & Streaming

Our Media Stream solution broadcasts events to online platforms. We can connect your site to the internet. And can take care of on-site production for live events. It’s offered as a standalone service or as a bolt-on to linear TV channels. We can offer live online broadcasting to a single platform, or to multiple online platforms and offline networks. We’re certified for streaming copyrighted footage live on YouTube, Facebook Live and Twitter. And we work with all other major broadcast platforms on the internet – including Brightcove, Ooyala, Ustream, Livestream and Akamai.

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Media Asset Management & Workflows

Media Workflow Connect (MWC) 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.

You can choose guaranteed bandwidths of up to 5Gbps. It has the levels of security you expect from a powerful private network. And, you select the capacity you need and how long you need it for.

Once you’re connected, you can create connections to other MWC 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.

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Mixers, Routing & Switching

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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