Digital Video Broadcasting to regions

Customer: "Almatel Kazakhstan"

"Almatel Kazakhstan" is one of the biggest telecommunication companies in Kazakhstan working under the trademark "ALMA TV", which audience covers more than half a million users. A company provides all kinds of TV services and organizes retranslation of more than 150 channels from all over the world in a digital format, including 30 HD channels.

CUSTOMER'S TASK

Reception of TS with HEVC video from a satellite, transcoding and broadcasting it to different client devices located at 16 regions.

ELECARD SOLUTION

Implementation of a system for receiving HEVC/H.265 streams from the satellite across regions, high-density transcoding and delivery of the content in MPEG-2 and MPEG-4 formats to end-users' playback devices.

RESULT

  • Implementation of transcoding system in 16 regions
  • No need to replace enduser playback devices
  • Saving energy and head-end floor space
  • Increasing users loyalty
  • Solution integration, exclusive technical support onsite
  • Redundancy modes ensure broadcast stability

SOLUTION IMPLEMENTATION

A transcoding solution based on a powerful software transcoder Elecard CodecWorks and MicroCloud server provided by Supermicro. Configuration of the encoding schemes using redundancy mode. High-density transcoding at a 3U server.

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Feedback

"Elecard high-density transcoding solution based on Supermicro blade system made it possible to transcode all our channels in each region on a 3U server. This solution is power-efficient and space effective, while there is no any visible quality degradation. Our benefit is evident as we shouldn't spend money on new end-user devices."

Dmitriy Basin, Head of techncal department

 

Key products

Professional platform for real-time encoding and transcoding into HEVC/H.265, AVC/H.264 and MPEG-2 video supporting adaptive bitrate streaming via HLS and MPEG-DASH protocols with the best possible quality. 

Windows and Linux support.

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