STN Launches into the Asia-Pacific with Solutions to Help Broadcasters Extend Reach to Int'l Markets
Wednesday, May 11, 2016
Posted by: STN
STN launches into the Asia-Pacific with solutions to help broadcasters extend reach into international markets
· Leading European teleport and broadcasting services provider STN kicks off new initiative to help broadcasters in the Asia-Pacific region to reach new audiences in Europe, USA and beyond
· State-of-the-art STN teleport in Slovenia was recently named Independent Teleport Operator of the Year 2016 by the World Teleport Association (WTA)
· STN to invest in additional resources to help Asia-Pacific broadcasters grow their businesses internationally
Dob, Slovenia, May 11, 2016 – STN, a leading provider transmission services and solutions to broadcasters, announces that it is spearheading a new commercial initiative to help content owners and broadcasters across the Asia-Pacific region to reach new audiences in the international markets including Europe, Africa and the US. STN’s goal is to help Asia-Pacific-based broadcasters to take advantage of the growing phenomenon of ‘diaspora broadcasting’.
Anver Anderson, General Manager of STN, explains: “today people are more mobile than ever before, and we see consumers more readily moving from country to country to pursue career and business opportunities.”
“In particular there are growing communities in the Middle East, Africa and the US of people who have moved from the Asia-Pacific region to develop their careers. With their increasing prosperity and buying power, those communities are keen to be entertained in their own language with original content from their country of origin,” he continued.
With its world-class teleport transmission facilities in Slovenia in the EU, STN is able to help make this a reality for expatriate consumers, enabling them to enjoy more entertainment in their own language and representing their own culture. At the same time STN is poised to help content owners and broadcasters across the Asia-Pacific to realise these new commercially attractive business opportunities by enabling them to deliver their content to more places in the international markets.
STN is increasing its commercial focus on the Asia-Pacific region in order to assist broadcasters link in to STN’s global network more easily and seamlessly than ever before. This will enable them to leverage STN’s world-class resources to more rapidly increase their potential audience base.
STN offers a broad portfolio of media services including playout, multicast and uplink. A significant player on the global stage, the company owns and operates a state-of-the-art teleport which was recently named Independent Teleport Operator of the Year 2016 by the World Teleport Association (WTA). STN offers broadcasters direct access to a variety of high-quality satellite capacity that spans the globe. STN has PoPs in a fast growing number of major broadcast centres around the world and complements its satellite portfolio with worldwide fibre connectivity. STN believes that with its world-class facilities and global reach, it is second to none in its ability to help Asian-based broadcasters and content aggregators enhance their businesses, build audiences and grow revenues, by extending into international markets.
STN helps broadcasters deliver content to audiences using world-class technology and expertise. STN transmits over 650 TV channels, delivering global service via satellite and fibre from its state-of-the-art teleport facilities in Dob, Slovenia, in the EU. STN provides SD/HD/UHD video and audio broadcast and IP point-to-point data services over satellite that offer extensive coverage in Europe, the MENA region, Asia, Africa, Australia, North America and Latin America. For its video customers, STN provides playout, encryption, and channel localization services, enabling a range of customers, from startup channels to global media leaders to rapidly and efficiently deploy quality services. www.stn.eu
For media information, please contact:
White Tiger Communications
L: +44 20 3514 2525
M +44 7799 768464