Wednesday, March 07, 2007

Digital Broadcast | RRI Indonesia Installs IP Radio News Network

Digital Broadcasters Vendor News keeps you up-todate with news from industry players. Today, Bavaria based, ND SatCom, an SES ASTRA company (Euronext Paris: SESG and Luxembourg Stock Exchange: SESG) that along with its partner, Studio Hamburg Media Consult International (MCI) GmbH they had installed an IP-based radio content and distribution network for state broadcaster, Radio Republik Indonesia (RRI). The IP radio network links RRI's Jakarta headquarters and its 21 regional broadcast centers.

The IP radio network collects regional and national program and news content in the form of IP digital multicast streams that are then sent via satellite to 95 re-distribution relay stations that then deliver the output to FM terrestrial radio transmitters across the country.

The RRI project is using ND SatCom’s SkyWAN technology platform based on its VSAT network with central distribution hubs in Jakarta and Bandung.

Dieter Dreizler, Director Sales of ND SatCom in a statement let Digital Broadcasters Vendor News Asia know that the ND Satcom equipment affords RRI the ability to operate a cost effective network infrastructure.

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