Red Bee registers multi-screen, multi-year management deal with NHK
Editor ©RapidTVNews | 30-09-2011 Media management provider Red Bee Media has secured a multi-year deal with NHK CosmoMedia Europe to provide HD enabled post-production, media management and broadcast services for its JSTV channel portfolio.
Available in over 70 countries via Hotbird 6 as a DTH service as well as a number of cable and IPTV operators, the JSTV channels broadcast a range of Japanese language programming 24 hours a day.
This includes NHK News, documentaries, drama, animation/anime and sport alongside entertainment shows from Japanese commercial broadcasters. The channels are operated by NHK CosmoMedia Europe, a NHK subsidiary.
Red Bee will provide broadcast services for JSTV across the UK, Europe, Russia, the Middle East and North Africa evolving the JSTV offering into the HD and multi-platform world
Commenting on why his firm approached RedBee to manage its content, Masafumi Mochizuki, Managing Director of NHK CosmoMedia Europe said: “We appointed Red Bee Media because of their scale and extensive expertise working with both traditional and emerging media technologies. Their advanced, end-to end, integrated solutions will enable us to grow our offering and provide our audiences with the highest quality service available, 24 hours a day.”