Russian Sports Broadcaster TV START Selects ATEME Kyrion Solution for its Mobile Television Fleet

PARIS, DENVER, SINGAPORE, São Paulo, June 27, 2017 – ATEME today announced that the Russian sports broadcasting company TV Start, which specializes in the live broadcast of various sporting events, has deployed a system based on ATEME products – Kyrion coders and decoders for update their mobile TV devices.

Based on the fifth generation of the ATEME stream compression engine, the Kyrion encoder and decoder provides superior quality baseband video at a minimum bitrate. This solution was developed for broadcasting over satellite and IP networks, with additional cost functions such as ultra-fast downloads, ultra-low latency, built-in monitor, audio volume control, ABR output and DVB-S / DGNG / S2 / support S2X. All these features make Kyrion ATEME an ideal solution for football, basketball, volleyball, tennis and other live sports events.

“As a company with extensive experience in live sports events, we are very familiar with various DSNG solutions.We choose the Kyrion ATEME solution amongst other competitors for its high video quality, reliability and ease of use – something that is so important for the mobile TV block, which is limited in space, and last but not least, we are also shocked by the high level of customer support provided by ATEME and its representative in Russia  SVN Group, “said Vladimir Shirkov, general producer of TV Start.” Kyri on codec and ATEME decoder offer us flexibility in terms of codecs and provide the highest possible video quality for sports broadcast events.The most important thing is that we can provide viewers with high quality, reliable broadcast without any unnecessary interruptions. ”

“ATEME is delighted to be working with TV START to ensure reliable coverage of major sports events in Russia. This is a very promising partnership which cements our footprint in the country” said Igor Stankovic, EMEA sales manager at ATEME. “With technologies such as HEVC, REMUX, and ARQ, ATEME’s Kyrion is without doubt the most suitable solution for satellite, IP and public internet video transmission. On top of that, ATEME can rely on a strong local partnership with SVN to support its existing base and future customers in the region.”


Sport Broadcasting Company TV Start has its own technical base and specializes in direct television broadcasts from various sports events both in Russia and abroad. In addition, the company provides a full range of television production services, broadcasting equipment rental and organizes live broadcast of any event both in Russia, Belarus and Kazakhstan, and from anywhere in the world. TV Start has its own fleet of mobile television units, allowing to provide the highest quality content for transmission over satellite and terrestrial networks.


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