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France Télévisions picks Aspera to deliver internationally

10 September 2013
France Télévisions picks Aspera to deliver internationally

French public broadcaster France Télévisions has selected Aspera to provide next-generation file transfer, content distribution and automation frameworks, using the company’s high-speed fasp transport platform.

France Télévisions operates channels both domestically and overseas, and as such a solution was required with high-speed content transport capabilities to move large media files through their supply chain, from ingest to distribution. The solution is intended to increase efficiencies, improve reliability, and provide a faster overall delivery pipeline, to streamline broadcast operations.

“As the leading broadcaster in France, we have an obligation to ensure our workflows are as streamlined as possible and enable us to offer high quality and varied entertainment to our audience,” commented Philippe Rouaud, director of broadcast engineering and IT at France Télévisions. “For this, we required a solution that not only delivers high performance, scalable and cost-effective data transfer over long distances, but also handles the automation of our complex end-to-end workflows. We identified Aspera as the clear leader and the software has met our extensive needs, meeting our expectations for improved capabilities.”

Bruce Brewer, European sales director at Aspera added: “We are delighted to be given the opportunity to support France Télévisions in its mission to deliver the highest quality content to its audience in the best possible timeframe. The combination of fasp high speed file transfer software and Orchestrator automation is the ideal foundation to power efficient, modern media workflows at France Télévisions.”

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