MD8000 Media over IP Transport Platform Strengthens LG U+ Network Backbone for Long Haul Program Delivery and Regional Distribution
Media Links, manufacturer and pioneer in Media over IP transport technology, announces today a new agreement with South Korean telecommunications operation, LG U+. Media Links will provide the hardware and software for LG U+ to build out its new nationwide 4K/2K/HD/UHD media network backbone that will provide media transport services to one of Korea’s largest broadcasters, MBC – Munhwa Broadcasting Corporation.
The Media Links MD8000 Media over IP Transport Platform and ProMD EMS Enhanced Management Software will ensure that LG U+ can deliver high-quality, low-latency video and media content to its broadcast customers within an infrastructure designed for better performance and efficiency. MBC, Korea will use the LG U+ network and Media Links solutions to transport broadcast content to and from its nationwide network of regional stations.
“We’re honored to have LG U+ select Media Links for its extensive network upgrade,” comments Toshiyuki Naka, Media Links Senior Vice President of Asia Sales. “With the ongoing bandwidth demands and requests for new media services over IP networks, LG U+ needs to be able to accommodate its large-capacity customers like MBC with flawless bi-directional video delivery and content contribution. We look forward to continuing to serve LG U+, MBC and other leading service providers and broadcasters in the Asia Pacific region as their Media over IP transport needs evolve.”
The MD8000 media transport platform offers impeccable Quality of Service due to its robust design, supporting both equipment and network redundancy with seamless protection switching, error correction, low-latency, and bi-directional operation. The MD8000 suite of products is an adaptable solution for transporting uncompressed or compressed 4K, 2K, 3G, HD, SD-SDI video and audio, as well as data. ProMD EMS software provides the ability to provision and monitor media services, manage network activity as well as detect and isolate equipment problems.
Based in Seoul, Korea IISN is providing the installation and ongoing services for the LG U+ network upgrade, including maintenance.
About LG U+ / LG UPLUS Corporation
LG U+ was established on July 11, 1996 and has been transforming the lives of customers since. They strive to develop telecommunications services, hi-speed internet, VoIP and IPTV services as well as other data services. In fact, they are first in the world to establish a nationwide LTE network with super high-speed services of the highest quality. Continuing into the era of 5G and IoT, LG U+ continues to create higher standards of service and make their customers happy. More information at https://www.lguplus.com.
Since establishment in 2004, IISN Systems Co., Ltd. has been a future-oriented provider of broadcasting / telecommunication convergence solutions such as BCTV lens, video server, mass storage and contribution solution in accordance with rapidly changing broadcasting technology trend under the corporate motto that there is no impossible solution. To respond to the growing needs of our customers, we have formed partnerships with global broadcasting companies such as Canon, Media Links, Harmonic, Black Box, and Barnfind to provide a variety of solutions. Based on our accumulated expertise and abundant know-how, we promise to continue our efforts to strengthen our customers’ competitiveness. For more information, please visit: http://www.iisn.co.kr/
About Media Links
Media Links, a Technology and Engineering Emmy® Award winner is best known for providing its media over IP transport and switching solutions for the world’s most watched sporting and entertainment events. The Company’s product portfolio is used for broadcasting the Winter & Summer Olympics, World Cup Soccer, Professional/Amateur American Football, Baseball and Basketball games, political conventions, entertainment showcases and much more.
Media Links’ mission is to offer broadcasters and network providers throughout the world leading edge transport technology, enabling them to move all types of professional media – including 4K UHD/HD/SD SDI video, SMPTE ST2110, audio signals as well as high bandwidth data – across multi-service Ethernet/IP networks.
Founded in 1993 and headquartered in Kawasaki, Japan, Media Links is the umbrella brand name supported by Media Links in Japan, Media Links Inc. in the USA, Media Links EMEA in the UK and Media Links AU Pty Ltd. in Australia. Media Links common stock is listed and traded on the JASDAQ Market of the Tokyo Stock Exchange under the Security Code Number 6659. For more information, please visit: https://www.medialinks.com