TVU Breaks the Bond of Inflexible Broadcasting with Sierra Wireless Modules for Wireless Networks

TVU Networks® is a technology and innovation leader in IP-based live video solutions. TVU’s solutions help transform broadcasters’ serial digital input (SDI)-based operations – which include acquisition, transmission, routing, distribution and management – to an IP-based infrastructure. In broadcast markets around the world, TVU® is the dominant technology leader with a large majority of all news broadcast stations using its IP video solutions.

Business Challenge

As television technology advances, verticals and industries outside of traditional news broadcast have taken advantage of the advancements such as real-time sports, law enforcement, public safety, government, houses of worship and web streaming.

These technology advancements have also created the ability to transmit video from anywhere for mobile broadcasting environments, while HD and other high quality video enhancements have stretched the bandwidth requirements for video uplink solutions. To provide the most reliable cellular signal to its worldwide customers, TVU required a connectivity solution that provided the broadest coverage of 3G/4G/LTE Cat-6 networks.

Sierra Wireless AirPrime® Solution

TVU discovered the Sierra Wireless® MC Series networking modules for 4G LTE-Advanced and LTE networks. The industrial-grade Mini Card PCI-SIG® standards-based module enables easy integration of wireless on mobile platforms. The module offers plug and play connectivity on the world’s fastest LTE networks, providing unprecedented speeds, bandwidth and network performance. Global coverage on LTE-Advanced networks, including 4G LTE Cat-6, allows TVU to provide a mobile solution that easily switches cellular networks for consistently reliable, high bandwidth connectivity.

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