Box TV signs deal with Red Bee Media2 August 2013
Red Bee Media has agreed a multi-year deal with Box TV to provide broadcast services for the network’s portfolio of music channels. Red Bee Media will provide playout, media management and post production services for all seven of Box TV’s music channels, including 4Music, The Box, Smash Hits, Kiss, heat, Magic and Kerrang!
“For 20 years Box TV has managed its own bespoke playout, doing things that the competition could only dream about,” commented Scott Monks, director of Operations, Box TV. “Now we have chosen to put our playout in the very safe hands of specialists Red Bee Media as we increase our focus on delivering the very best editorial content and distribution across new digital and international platforms. Box TV will continue to drive interactive content and social media via its specialist in house production team with live connectivity to Red Bee Media’s playout facility. Red Bee Media with its very credible clients and existing relationship with Channel 4, a 50% owner of Box, was the perfect choice of partner.”
Patrick Tillieux, CEO of Red Bee Media (pictured), added: “I am delighted that Box TV has selected Red Bee Media to provide these critical broadcast services. This new business win really demonstrates our expertise, experience and reputation in delivering best in class, cost-effective and reliable media distribution solutions. We remain committed to investing in technological excellence; innovation lies at the heart of everything we do.”