i24 PROJECT Middle East TV

i24 PROJECT Middle East TV

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Customer:

  • i24news is an international 24-hour news and current affairs television channel based in Jaffa Port, Tel Aviv. It started broadcasting in 2013. i24news is dedicated to presenting another voice from the Middle East, based on the twin pillars of independence and openness. i24 seeks to connect Israel to the world and the world to Israel
  • i24news is owned by Patrick Drehi which holds Altice Group – a multinational cable and telecommunications company with a presence in France, Israel, Belgium & Luxembourg, Portugal, French West Indies/ Indian Ocean Area and Dominican Republic (“Overseas Territories”) and Switzerland. Luxemburg and more

Solution:

  • 3 Complete and discrete Studios with 3 Journalists desks (English, French, Arabic). The studios are 100% robotics including Sony Full HD PTZ Cameras, Sony HD Switcher and Telemetrics Robotics
  • Playout Room of 3 channels based on Harmonic Spectrum video servers, Pebble Beach Automation and Evertz Branding, Master Control switcher and Multiviewer

Benefits:

  • Totally robotic studios
  • Tapeless System with zero conversions or transcoding
  • Flexible, Modular and cost effective solution

Results:

  • The complete project was on air within 5 months
  • 3 channels on air already in most of European countries, Middle East, South America and Africa
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