The network operator towerCast has ordered additional 3 complete multiplexer systems from Paneda. The 3 new systems will be put in operation in Mâcon, Bourg-en-Bresse and Rouen/Etendu area.
The system has been installed in Towercast own datacenter, using the new Paneda template handling for VMware, enabling customers to install a complete DAB system by themselves in an easy way. With the unique handling of virtual service providers in the system, each broadcaster can be granted access to its own web-based user interface and can handle and manage the system independently from each other.
Raphael Eyraud, President of towerCast says:
“We are pleased to note that DAB in France is expanding, and that towerCast are able to be a key part in the DAB roll out in France. The previous systems from Paneda has performed very well and is much appreciated by us for its easy to use and understand approach”
Lars-Peder Lundgren, Sales Manager at Paneda says: “It is very satisfying to be part of the DAB initiative that is now taking place in France, and the fact that existing customers returns with additional orders obviously gives a great deal of satisfaction and proves that the Paneda's DAB system holds top class”
About the Paneda DAB system: The Paneda DAB multiplexer system utilizes the most modern system on the market, developed with the very latest technology. The Paneda multiplexer system offers several unique features including the Paneda SMART content aware switching enabling an higher level of redundancy, virtual providers allowing broadcasters to share a multiplexer platform but still capable to operate independent within their capacity range, unique audio source redundancy with seamless switching between different audio sources and several other features unique for a Paneda system. The system is often installed in a server platform in the customers’ existing environment or provided as turnkey system by Paneda as well as offered as a cloud service, without any hardware.
About the Paneda Group: Paneda develops and sells DAB+ related equipment on an international market. Up to this date Paneda has delivered over 200 tunnel systems with DAB+ in Norway. Paneda also operates its own digital TV network (DVB-T2) in Norway having over 165 transmitter sites. Paneda continue to expand its market shares on the international arena with its DAB+ Head-End range of components, currently having over 70 DAB multiplexers in operation world-wide. Paneda has also developed emergency warnings systems over DAB+ and offers complete solutions for different kind of such applications.
towerCast, is a major French broadcasting services operator, specialized in Radio Broadcasting Services and Digital Terrestrial Television (DTT). We are covering more than 85% of the French population with Radio Broadcasting Services and 60% of French receive at least one DTT diffusion operating by towerCast. Through more than 500 sites and thanks to a recognize know-how in management and networks operation, towerCast fixed its mastery of new digital technologies on the Broadcast market, Digital Terrestrial Television or telecom.
towerCast is a recognized player of the DAB venture since 2016 for the radios of Radio France in the East of Paris and since 5th December 2018 in Lyon where we broadcast 26 radios. In addition, more regions has been won by towerCast and will soon be in live operation.