ABS Network Upgrades its Live Newsgathering Capabilities with LiveU Technology

ABS Network Upgrades its Live Newsgathering Capabilities with LiveU Technology

Delivers greater mobility and cost-effectiveness for 4K/full HD live news coverage across the Middle East, increasing productivity

LiveU, the leader in live video streaming and remote production solutions, announced today that the Middle East's leading news network, ABS Network (ABSN), has selected its live video solutions for live newsgathering across the Middle East and from its Washington DC news bureau. ABSN chose LiveU's technology as it sought to enhance its news reporting capabilities with cost-effective, reliable 4K/full HD live streaming solutions, enabling its teams to be much freer to move around. LiveU units have already been used to cover the US Election, the inauguration of President Joe Biden, and other events in the Middle East, as well as in its live studio.

Mohammad Elajlouni, CEO, ABSN, said "In an age where viewers demand the highest level of production quality, we ensure that the equipment we own and operate comprises the latest, most sophisticated state-of-the-art gear. LiveU was the clear choice for us when evaluating a live streaming solution, with its proven reliability, best video quality and service guarantee. LiveU units are working both as a standalone solution, and as part of our existing HD/4K systems, and the compatibility with our existing hardware is perfect. As a 24/7 Service Provider, it's essential for us to work with a partner that provides round-the-clock service and LiveU's global support and operations teams are delivering every time." 

With a highly skilled ENG crew, ABSN is second to none in covering news and events in the Middle East, ranging from filming in 4K/full HD to post-production, editing and distribution via satellite, fiber and online streaming. The network supplies mobile real-time feeds of news and raw footage to its clients across the globe and has an exceptionally fast deployment operations team that is supplied with advanced special production equipment prepared for rapid response purposes. 

Mr. Bruno Schmetz, Territory Manager - Middle East and Africa, LiveU, said, "It's great to see how ABSN is using our live streaming equipment to deliver innovative news coverage to millions of its viewers around the world. The Gulf region is growing in important for us, with huge potential, and we're proud that the leading news network has chosen LiveU for our technological advantages and service guarantee." 

ABSN is planning to add LiveU units to all its offices and to use the solutions in its coverage of major sporting events coming to the region.

About LiveU  

LiveU is changing the rules of the game for live news and dynamic sports coverage, with flawless 5G 4K HEVC live streaming and remote production. Together with its cloud-based management and next-gen IP distribution platforms, LiveU offers the most cost-effective end-to-end contribution, production and distribution solution. Our broad portfolio of products sets the industry standard for live video production ranging from our newest, portable production-level field units and smartphone app to satellite/cellular hybrid and external antenna solutions. With over 3,000 customers in 130+ countries, LiveU's technology is the solution of choice for global broadcasters, news agencies, sports and entertainment, streaming live video to TV, mobile, online and social media. LiveU is a winner of the 71st Annual Technology & Engineering Emmy® Awards in recognition of its innovation and achievement in Video over Bonded Cellular Internet (VoCIP) technology. For more information, visit www.liveu.tv, or follow us on Twitter, Facebook, YouTube, LinkedIn or Instagram.

About ABS Network

ABS Network is the leading broadcast service provider that has offices across the Middle East and North Africa, working closely with small, medium and large broadcasters in delivering the most comprehensive set of news content production and delivery services. Backed by years of regional expertise and sound investment in the latest technologies, ABS has the unparalleled edge in presenting news of the region to the world, while expertly managing end-to-end production processes. Today, ABS Network operate more than 34 mobile Satellite News Gathering (SNG) trucks with full-HD/4K capabilities. We now boast 18 branches located in major regional cities and hotspots. "Like" ABSN on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/ABSN.Network and follow the network on Twitter @ABSN_TV. For additional information about ABS, please visit http://www.absnmedia.com/.

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