The company pioneers a new era in intelligent live video transport with fully managed, IP-based multicast distribution
Columbia, MD., May 25, 2023 — LTN, the industry leader in transformative media technology and video transport solutions, announces it has delivered 1 million live video feeds via the LTN Network, the company’s proprietary multicast-enabled global IP network that delivers <200ms latency and 99.999% reliability.
Ushering in the future of global media transport with reliable, scalable, and intelligent distribution for high value content, LTN’s industry leading, multicast enabled IP network provides a cost efficient, flexible alternative to traditional distribution mechanisms that drives scale and monetization for content owners worldwide.
On May 8, 2023, LTN managed its 1 millionth live feed for a live soccer game between Arsenal de Sarandí and Gimnasia La Plata in Argentina’s Liga Profesional de Fútbol. Since its inception in 2007, LTN has delivered live feeds via the LTN Network for primary transmission, testing, and monitoring for a diverse range of high value programming including live news coverage, entertainment, political live events, esports, and premium live sports events such as the Rio 2016 Olympic Games, NFL Draft 2020, and American Idol.
“Our 1 millionth booking on the LTN Network marks a cataclysmic shift in the status quo of live media delivery as world leading organizations recognize the potential of IP-based distribution,” said Dr. Yair Amir, Chief Science Officer and Co-Founder at LTN. “In an increasingly complex and fragmented market with new business models emerging and new ways of working constantly evolving, multicast enabled, intelligent IP video transport provides the best foundation to underpin the future for any media business. We’re incredibly proud of this milestone and look forward to continuing to innovate with our Network to drive business results for our customers.”
Every live feed delivered via the LTN Network includes built-in insights, rich data, and business intelligence to give customers greater visibility and control over their content compared with traditional satellite or fiber-based models. Via the LTN Network portal, customers can seamlessly access data around viewing metrics, ISP connectivity, signal continuity, packet loss, latency, and last-mile health. LTN’s advanced tools and always on expert TOC support deliver proactive troubleshooting and empower customers to gain a deeper understanding and drive efficiencies throughout every stage of the content value chain.
World-leading organizations such as MSG Networks, TelevisaUnivision, Deutsche Welle, Sinclair Broadcast Group, and Fox Sports have harnessed the LTN Network to deliver high-value sports, news, and other entertainment content to global viewers across traditional broadcast, over the top (OTT), free ad-supported streaming TV (FAST), and other digital platforms.
LTN® is a worldwide leader in media technology solutions for producers and distributors of broadcast-quality content. Built on the world’s fastest and most reliable IP multicast network, LTN’s media ecosystem unites modular services and seamlessly integrates with other leading technologies to bring full video chain workflows, driving scale from creation and acquisition to monetization and delivery. LTN has been connecting the world with transformative video experiences for more than fifteen years and continues to make content more valuable and relevant to media organizations and global audiences.