NEP Group recently chose Techtel to provide a disaster recovery solution for Fox Sports to protect their content and preserve business continuity of the leading sports broadcaster, as the production industry moves towards remote production.
Throughout the course of the partnership Techtel is providing terminal equipment consisting of Net Insight VA 225 encoders and decoders at two newly established remote production centres, connecting to 11 OB Trucks via a secured private IP network. The solution also includes a comprehensive Network Management System (NMS) and a set of professional services consisting of commissioning, testing and training. The robustness of this design allows for efficient backup of up to three concurrent events across 29 sporting venues throughout Australia.
“Techtel is excited to contribute to NEP’s HUB remote production facility with the leading contribution over the internet platform from Net Insight. This novel combination of coding, decoding and transmission processes are powering the creation of a highly robust network the entire production can depend on,” said Mal Chandler, CEO of Techtel.
“In a remote production environment for sports broadcasting, where tolerance for content and data loss is zero, it is imperative that a robust, reliable and efficient disaster recovery plan is in place. We are confident that Techtel is the ideal broadcast systems specialist to provide a comprehensive back-up service to protect vital content and enable reliable remote production for our customer”, said Marc Segar, Director of Technology at NEP.