Red Bee has transformed the media management and playout of 7 linear channels – with 9,000 hours of live content per year, over 45 regional editions and ‘+1 catch-up’ channels) to a diverse national audience. This is done by implementing the latest technological advances in our advanced managed services governance framework.

The Challenge

A reliable partner for live transmission

  • Deliver one of the most dynamic and complex commercial channels in the world
  • Reduce cost, complexity & risk, and increase efficiencies
  • Implement a long-term partnership to deliver highly responsive services for future diverse audience and devices
  • Renew equipment and workflows

The Solution

End-to-End managed service

  • Design and build a state-of-the-art scalable platform
  • Fully managed service for playout and content discovery for 7 linear channels
  • Flexible and transparent commercial model
  • Advanced workflows with less complexity
  • Launch of 2 new channels in 2014

The Results

46% YOY improvement on transmission irregularities

  • 2014: Extension of original 10yr contract
  • Significant cost efficiencies & speed to market with growing channels & outputs
  • Partnership built on mutual trust
  • An innovation program to increase agility towards emerging technologies is set up
  • Speed and Reliability