Ericsson signed an exclusive multi-year broadcast and media services deal with leading UK broadcaster, Channel 5, which is owned by Viacom and used dB Broadcast to supply these services.
The project included playout, media management and access services such as captioning, audio description and sign language interpretation. These services were provided for Channel 5’s entire portfolio of terrestrial and digital channels (Channel 5, 5*, Spike and 5USA), as well as for its catch up offerings, including Channel 5+1 and Channel 5+24. The project also included the delivery of media management services for the broadcaster’s Demand 5 video-on-demand platform. All services operational in May 2016.