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