Case Studies

Integration of ex-Babcock Media Services into Encompass Digital Media

Hawk Media Partnership was asked to lead the integration of the ex-Babcock Media Services business into Encompass’ European operations.

Grams Desk Redesign and Build at Maidstone Studios

Have you ever wondered who provides the time buzzer sounds on Have I got News for You, University Challenge or Catchphrase? The answer is a grams operator.

How to Re-Engineer LIVE Business Critical Satellite Downlinks with ZERO Disruption

“We need you to add significant satellite downlink capacity, fix the legacy issues, oh, and do it within 3 months, ok Mark?” I love a challenge, and this was just one of several major roles I was tasked with during the Babcock to Encompass building move and 200+ service migration. Where do you start? Well, […]

CTO as a Service in action

Vintage TV is a UK broadcast channel dedicated to showing the best concerts, intimate live sessions, festivals, exclusive artist interviews and a unique archive of vintage videos.

Operationalising Products in Broadcast & Media

Launching media products and services requires much more than developing and integrating the right technology solutions. This is because audiences who ‘consume’ media expect a high-quality experience.

Delivering Service Excellence in Broadcast & Media

Delivering service excellence in media management and distribution requires a broad skillset.

Launching Dolby Atmos on Freeview

Dolby Atmos is the name of a surround sound technology announced by Dolby Laboratories in April 2012 and released in June that year. In 2014 Jonathan Marshall was approached by Dolby to suggest ways to bring this technology to UK broadcast infrastructure.

A Major Broadcast & Media Consolidation Challenge

When Arqiva acquired BT’s Satellite services business in 2006, it created the UK’s largest satellite & media service provider.

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