Las Vegas, NV — Furthering its presence in the
Japanese market, Encoda Systems Asia Pacific, leading provider of
end-to-end broadcast solutions, today announced a major deal with SKY
PerfecTV! Japan to supply and install its D-Series Automation Solution
and Ingest system for the SKY PerfecTV! on-air operation.
SKY PerfecTV! is Japan’s leading digital multi-channel broadcasting services with more than 3.6 million subscribers.
The order was placed through Encoda’s Japanese distributor ITOCHU
Cable Systems Corp. a leading systems integrator in Japanese cable TV,
broadband and broadcast media after an extremely comprehensive six month
evaluation of automation systems by SKY PerfecTV!
Encoda’s automation solution will control, on playout, a number of
different routing systems, servers, subtitling and multiple keying
A key feature of the Encoda Automation solution is its scalability
which will allow SKY PerfecTV! to expand the number of channels from the
current 6 up to 50 if required. Encoda Asia Pacific will also provide
interfaces to all of the existing legacy systems under automation
control whilst creating a solid platform for future operations.
Joe Khodeir, President of Encoda Systems Asia Pacific said, “We are
absolutely delighted to have been chosen to replace and install the
automation system for SKY PerfecTV! The Japanese market is crucial to
our continued expansion in Asia Pacific and with excellent clients such
as SKY PerfecTV! combined with experienced and respected distributors
such as ITOCHU Cable, Encoda is consistently delivering beyond client
About Encoda Systems
Encoda Systems, Inc. (www.encodasystems.com) is the leading global
supplier of end-to-end broadcast solutions, including Automation, Sales,
Traffic, Programming and Financial Systems for the broadcast, cable,
and satellite industries. Most of the leading television, radio, cable
and satellite broadcasting companies in the world now use its systems.
Encoda’s Media Management Solutions group processes more than $16
billion in advertising revenues annually. The Automation Products Group
is the leading provider of single and multi-channel solutions in
broadcast automation focusing on increasing broadcasters’ success and
reducing operating costs in the ever-changing and complex world of
The company is also a major provider of software solutions for
advertising agencies, media buying companies and national media sales
rep organizations. Given its unique involvement across all aspects of
the media buy-sell process, Encoda has become the leading innovator in
the deployment of electronic transactional solutions, such as electronic
invoicing, electronic contracting, and agency-rep exchange systems.
Encoda Systems Asia Pacific clients include BSkyB, DirecTV, Hong Kong
Cable TV, Southern Cross Broadcasting Group, Network 10 Australia,
ESPN, SBH Mediaworks, TV12 Singapore, Hong Kong Cable TV and Foxtel.