Broadcast News

Bookmark and Share
27/09/2007

RTÉ Chooses Tiscali's IP Transit Service For It's Online Service

Tiscali International Network (TINet), a carrier dedicated exclusively to wholesale IP-MPLS, has announced that the Irish broadcaster RTÉ (Radio Telefis Éireann) has chosen its IP Transit service to deliver audio and visual streaming for RTÉ's online service.
RTÉ's selection of TINet is evidence of a growing trend amongst broadcasters and content owners to expand their presence online by delivering more programmes over the Internet. TINet will be the IP transit supplier to the public service broadcaster, whose cross-media service includes two national TV channels, four radio stations and a comprehensive website with news, entertainment and sports programmes.
TINet, who has the second largest IP network in Europe, provides reliable connectivity with proactive management of SLAs and protection from DOS attacks to minimise downtime. RTÈ will use TINet's service to deliver web and multimedia content from its website, such as news updates, media alerts and live streaming feeds.
Marcus O'Doherty, Technology Development Manager of RTÉ said: "Our audiences have come to expect high quality programming on TV and radio, and visit our website expecting the same level of excellence. TINet demonstrated that it was able to supply RTÉ a reliable high capacity network, backed up with great technical support. We have very high standards for our viewers' user experience and are delighted to be working with the TINet team who understand our business needs."
Paolo Susnik, Chief Executive Officer at TINet added: "TINet's dedicated focus on wholesale IP and MPLS has meant that we are in a position to provide a faster and more customer focused solution than our competitors. Our partnership with RTÉ guarantees management of their network and performance stability for high volume traffic - essential for a broadcaster like RTÉ where fast, safe surfing is essential to add value to its audiences."
(DS)
VMI.TV Ltd

Top Related Stories
Click here for the latest broadcast news stories.

18/08/2017
RTÉ To Develop 'Next Generation' RTÉ Player
RTÉ has announced its plans to develop the next generation RTÉ Player, Ireland's number one broadcaster video-on-demand service. It is expected that t
19/10/2011
Irish Broadcaster Adds RTÉ Radio Player
The RTÉ Player, launched in 2009, has established itself as Ireland's premier on-demand service for programmes originally aired on RTÉ Television - wi
17/11/2011
RTÉ Launches Digital Teletext Service
The Irish Republic's national broadcaster RTÉ has successfully launched the new Aertel Digital version of its online teletext service www.rte.ie/aerte
13/03/2024
Harmonic To Display Solutions For High-Speed Fibre Broadband Service Delivery
Harmonic is to showcase its versatile solutions for high-speed fibre broadband service delivery at the FTTH Conference in Berlin. Harmonic's market-le
02/09/2011
RTÉ Radio Set To Launch New Player
The boss of RTÉ Radio has welcomed the announcement of RTÉ Radio's new 2011-2012 season. The new season again features RTÉ Radio's top-rating programm
19/12/2012
SkySQL Provides Database Services To RTÉ
SkySQL has announced RTÉ as its latest customer. The database solutions provider will work with RTÉ Digital, the division responsible for RTÉ’s digita
19/06/2006
RTÉ Banks On SysMedia System For High Speed Teletext Updates
SysMedia has provided RTÉ with an innovative IP-based teletext page editing system that allows bookmakers across the country to provide rapid updates
30/09/2013
RTÉ Wins IBC Award For Content Management
RTÉ's FAST project won the IBC Innovation Award for Content Management at a ceremony during this year's show in Amsterdam. The FAST project, which wor
04/07/2003
Goan appointed as Director-General of RTÉ
The Chairman of the RTÉ Authority, Patrick J. Wright, has announced that the Authority has, with the approval of the Irish government, appointed Catha
29/03/2010
RTÉ Chief Announces Career Change
RTÉ have announced that Noel Curran, Managing Director of Television, will move on from his position with effect from 26th May 2010. Mr Curran is leav
03/05/2024
3Play Media Launches 'Human-In-The-Loop' AI Dubbing Service
3Play Media has launched a 'human-in-the-loop' AI dubbing service. The service combines human-edited transcripts and translations with AI voice-matchi
01/05/2024
New Streaming Service Freely Launches
Everyone TV has announced that its new streaming service Freely has launched. Backed by BBC, ITV, Channel 4 and Channel 5, Freely is available through
30/04/2024
Carousel Digital Signage Unveils New Media Delivery Service
Carousel Digital Signage has launched a new media delivery service that will change the way organisations engage with their audiences. Carousel Daily
26/03/2024
Viaccess-Orca To Demonstrate How Human Side Of Technology Is Simplifying Service Operations
Viaccess-Orca (VO) is demonstrate how the human side of technology is simplifying service operations and optimising viewing experiences at the 2024 NA
05/12/2023
CVP Appointed UK's Sole Cooke Optics Factory Authorised Service Partner
CVP has announced its exclusive appointment as the United Kingdom's sole Cooke Optics Factory Authorised Service Partner. This partnership empowers CV