Globecomm and TodoCast Partner to Deliver Over-The-Top Broadcast Solution for Media & Entertainment
Monday, April 8, 2013
HAUPPAUGE, N.Y.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Apr. 8, 2013-- Globecomm Systems Inc. (NASDAQ: GCOM), a leading communications solutions provider, announced today a strategic partnership with TodoCast, a comprehensive, interactive online video platform and media services company to combine TodoCast’s live Internet broadcast capabilities with Globecomm’s global satellite network and broadcast infrastructure to provide direct-to-consumer content distribution and monetization.
Globecomm is a leader in the design and integration of high quality satellite communication systems and services. Globecomm specializes in flawless cellular networks, satellite networks, broadcasting and content delivery systems with a global network of satellite teleports and fiber. Furthermore, Globecomm’s family of satellite communication products are field proven and represent the best of breed solutions for a multitude of applications.
Brian Morris, Senior Vice President, Media & Entertainment for Globecomm Systems Inc., said: "TodoCast offers Globecomm many new ways to expand our media services business. TodoCast’s platform gives us a high-quality, direct-to-consumer video streaming capability that provides content distribution anytime, on any device to support today’s robust media markets.”
TodoCast provides solutions that allow customers to create their own, branded broadcast networks to stream to the latest video device platforms. Viewers can watch live streams and interact with social networks on the web, Apple iPhones and iPads, Android phones and tablets, and connected TVs. TodoCast is also unique in its ability to provide many business model options for monetizing content with pay-per-view, subscription, advertising, etc. TodoCast’s broadcast suite includes TodoCast CenterStage, a comprehensive audience management platform; and TodoCast Connect, dedicated first-mile satellite connectivity.
Bryan Hill, CEO, TodoCast, said: "By combining TodoCast’s live streaming solution with Globecomm’s global satellite network and managed services capabilities, we are now able to provide the industry's most complete content distribution platform. Originating content from locations all over the world with Globecomm’s first mile satellite solution enables our customer to take their production on the road, guaranteeing reliable connectivity for more remote broadcasting opportunities.”