Satellite Telecommunications Network (STN), based near Ljubljana, Slovenia, is using Elemental Technologies' video processing solutions to power the unified headend delivery of broadcast and over-the-top (OTT) TV content in high-efficiency video coding (HEVC/H.265) to millions of subscribers on a global scale.
STN is a global telecommunications hub, or teleport, providing more than 650 channels globally. STN provides a broadcast and media solutions to clients around the world, including playout, multicast and uplink. The company's fiber infrastructure delivers services to different geographical markets, global CDNs, and for uplink connections in the United States, Hong Kong, Australia as well as to local satellite dishes in Europe.
STN is working on an expanding project to deliver more than 20 HD channels of general entertainment content for a single client, with the goal of reaching as many screens as possible. To achieve this, STN will use Elemental Live managed by Elemental Conductor to transcode channel content in six different profiles for adaptive streaming. To optimize the workflow, feeds from a local playout system will be used. Profiles are published on Elemental Delta origin servers where CDNs can pick up the content for multiscreen OTT delivery.