Media Links Joins Forces with New Partners in EMEA Region

12 September 2017

Pictured: John Smith, Managing Director, Media Links EMEA

12 September 2017: Media Links, a Technology and Engineering Emmy® Award winner and market leader in media over IP transport solutions, has announced it has joined forces with five new authorised partners in Europe. Coming on board as part of Media Links’ Partner Programme launched at IBC last year are: CCK Media based in London, GTC in Portugal, Video Progetti in Italy, Visionetics International in France and AV Group in Belgium. The new partners will complement the efforts of Media Links’ long standing German partner VIDI GmbH, to help promote, sell and support the Company’s leading IP transport solutions across the EMEA region.

“We are excited to welcome our new authorised partners who have committed to working with us,” confirms John Smith, managing director, Media Links EMEA. “As well as covering a wider geographical spread, with their help, we can proactively introduce our solutions into new sectors including telemedicine, government and education.

“However, this is just the start of our plans for the future,” adds Smith. “At IBC last year, we launched our successful partner programme which attracted great interest and this year we aim to continue that momentum and meet more new contacts to explore how, by working together, we can expand our reach even further.”

At IBC 2017 on booth 1.C31, Media Links will launch its MDP 3020, an IP media gateway edge device, designed for remote production and IP content delivery, which will be of particular interest to sports broadcasters.

“This tiny workhorse addresses the universal need for network protected IP transport that is highly portable, rapid to deploy, and remotely configurable,” continues Smith. “The MDP 3020 uses standards including 2022-6/7 and TR-01 to process ever-increasing amounts of media information over IP networks, existing broadcast networks, as well as point-to-point fibre networks offering both a cost effective and convenient solution to applications such as remote production over IP. We are looking forward to demonstrating the capability of the new MDP 3020 to both customers and prospective partners alike for the first time at the show.”

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About Media Links

Founded in 1993 with its headquarters in Kawasaki, Japan, Media Global Links Co., Ltd. is a leading developer and manufacturer of broadcast network infrastructure and media transport solutions. Media Links is the umbrella brand name supported by Media Global Links in Japan, Media Links Inc. in Connecticut, USA, Media Links EMEA in the UK and ML AU Pty Ltd. in Australia. The Company’s mission is to offer broadcasters and network providers throughout the world leading edge technology, enabling them to economically transport the complete suite of content signals – 4K, HD/SD video, audio or data – onto their multi-service IP/Ethernet networks. Operating as a pioneer at the forefront of technological innovations and advancements, Media Links provides the only standards based product suite in the market that enables the adoption of media signal types to Telecom standards (IP, Ethernet, SDH, SONET). In 2014, Media Links was awarded a Technology and Engineering Emmy® Award for Standardization and Productization of JPEG2000 (J2K) Interoperability. Media Global Link’s common stock is listed and traded on the JASDAQ Market of the Tokyo Stock Exchange under the Security Code Number 6659.