Encompass Expands HD Sports Distribution Profile With GolTV, TVG

Encompass Digital Media offers turnaround services through its Teleport and network operations center and continues to expand its client base with new business from Fox Latin American Channels, GolTV and TVG.

Encompass has been a long-time service provider to FOX Latin American Channels, recently adding commercial insertion and turnaround services in support of the network’s Utilisima feed. Encompass also provides ongoing services for FOX News and SPEED Latin America including downlink, fiber receive, playback, commercial insertion, graphics, encoding, uplink and IRD authorizations.

GolTV relies on Encompass for HD delivery and distribution of its soccer coverage to cable and satellite headends in North America. The network sends its HD content to Encompass via fiber from its origination facility in South Florida for uplink to AMC-10. Encompass provides encoding, satellite space, authorization and disaster recovery services as part of the multi-year agreement with the seven-year-old soccer channel.

The TVG horse racing network, has partnered with Encompass for transmission of its domestic feed. Encompass provides fiber transport and satellite distribution services as well as affiliate receiver distribution and authorization support.

“In addition to our comprehensive origination service offering, we are able to customize full-time turnaround services based on the client’s specific requirements,” says Encompass’ COO Bill Tillson. “We have the resources and personnel to support end-to-end broadcast solutions while remaining cost competitive.” From its world-class facilities in Los Angeles and Atlanta, the company provides seamless operations for regionalized feeds, commercial insertion, disaster recovery, time-delays, upconversion, downconversion and crossconversion.