London – 26 April 2018 – Platform Communications, the media and entertainment technology specialist, today announced that it has been appointed as the EMEA communications agency for TVU Networks, the global technology and innovation leader in live IP video solutions.
Already in use by hundreds of leading broadcast organisations around the world, TVU Networks has recently launched and will continue to launch exciting new story-centric IP solutions that utilize AI to recognize video content and automate the process of creation and distribution to cell phones, streaming to the Internet, television and social media channels. Platform will support TVU to continue building the company’s presence in EMEA, following a raft of new customer wins in the region.
Platform will deliver a dynamic programme of communications for TVU Networks, with a brief that incorporates media and analyst relations, event support and thought leadership. The team will be led by board director David Bramley.
Paul Shen, CEO, TVU Networks said: “Platform has a solid track record of delivering campaigns that really make the difference for their clients. The team’s specialist knowledge of our industry means that they are the perfect partner to support our drive for growth in the EMEA market.”
Gay Bell, Chief Executive of Platform Communications added: “The transition to an all-IP future is well underway and is changing the entire video industry, as we saw at this year’s NAB Show. At such a transformative time, we’re thrilled to be working with TVU Networks who are really breaking down the barriers in video production and distribution through industry leading innovation in AI-based production workflows. We look forward to supporting TVU’s quest to differentiate its story-centric production solutions even further.”
With over 2,500 customers in more than 85 countries, TVU has become a critical part of the operations of many major media companies. The TVU Networks suite of solutions has been used to acquire, transmit, produce, manage and distribute professional-quality live IP HD footage as an integral part of news, sports and major global events.
About Platform Communications
Platform is the media and entertainment technology communications expert. We design and execute global communications programmes, using a blend of industry expertise and audience insight to engage consumer, trade and business audiences.
As award-winning specialists, we use our deep understanding of the cross over between media, entertainment and technology to fuel strategic consultancy, message building and thought leadership activities across a range of communication channels. Our success is the result of over 25 years experience messaging, storytelling and communicating game-changing technologies and services in areas such as TV, music, gaming, consumer electronics, mobile and more. www.platformcomms.com
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About TVU Networks ®
TVU Networks® is a technology and market leader in IP-based live video solutions. TVU’s solutions help transform broadcasters’ SDI-based operations – which include acquisition, transmission, routing, distribution and management – to an IP-based infrastructure.
TVU® serves customers of all sizes in more than 85 countries from industries that include news broadcast, web streaming, law enforcement, sports, corporate and government. In broadcast markets around the world including the USA, China and other major economic powers, TVU® is the dominant market leader with a large majority of all news broadcast stations using its IP video solutions. Using its proprietary IS+ technology, TVU’s uplink solutions use any combination of cellular, satellite, microwave, WiFi and Ethernet IP connections to deliver live HD video from practically any location.