Speedcast made its NAB Show debut in April following its recent acquisition of Globecomm. With the Globecomm deal now complete, the company has rolled out the Speedcast Media Network, which integrates satellite, fiber, and cellular networks to provide secure point-to-point and point-to-multipoint live and linear digital-video delivery anywhere in the world with low latency and high availability. Speedcast has also added multiplatform processing and content-management capabilities from Globecomm to Speedcast Media Network’s portfolio of cloud video-processing services.

SVG sat down with new Speedcast SVP, Media, Barrie Woolston, who discussed why Speedcast is entering the media and entertainment market, how the company’s scale and resources will provide an advantage in this industry, and how he sees hybrid satellite/fiber/cellular contribution networks changing the way the media industry delivers its content. 

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