Jordan Media City powers OTT service with Thomson Video Networks

Jordan Media City (JMC) sealed a pact with Thomson Video Networks to power its over-the-top service. As per the deal, JMC deployed ViBE VS7000 multi-screen encoding/ transcoding platform to stream 33 new OTT channels on YouTube.

“Thomson Video Networks is the ideal partner as we continue to diversify our service offerings to take advantage of the rapidly growing demand and exploding audience for OTT content,” said Eng. Radi Alkhas, CEO of JMC. “Since we already have a full complement of Thomson Video Networks compression solutions in our operation, we know we can expect top-notch service in addition to state-of-the-art compression technology.”

JMC operates more than 350 playout, backhaul and broadcast channels. In addition to the new ViBE VS7000 for the OTT service, JMC operates several headends consisting of Thomson Video Networks compression solutions – including the ViBE EM2000 for SD, ViBE EM4000 for HD, NetProcessor multiplexer/video processor, and Network Management System. JMC also relies on Thomson Video Networks’ RD5000 and RD1000 receiver/descramblers.

“JMC is on the leading edge of satellite teleport facilities all over the world that have chosen Thomson Video Networks technologies to drive their businesses forward; in JMC’s case it’s a cutting-edge OTT service that will attract new audiences and create new revenue streams,” said Eric Louvet, Vice President of Sales and Field Services Worldwide at Thomson Video Networks.