Broadcast Partners Chooses 2wcom’s MM01 for Studio to Transmitter Distribution Over IP

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Last Updated: January 11, 2016 4:30 pm GMT
(Flensburg, Germany--January 11, 2016) Dutch radio service provider Broadcast Partners has implemented audio-over-IP distribution from the studio to up to 250 transmitters in Netherlands and Belgium, using 2wcom’s MM01 AoIP Codec.

Broadcast Partners uses the MM01 to provide AoIP (audio-over-IP) for six networks, either as a main feed, or as a backup when the main feed is provided over satellite and via 2wcom’s FlexDSR02+ or DSR01 satellite receivers/IRDs. The combination allows the networks to operate securely and in a very efficient configuration with the potential to switch easily between economical DSL lines and satellite.

“The addition of MM01 units to our infrastructure gives us robust audio-over-IP distribution with FEC and dual streaming,” said Jeroen Millenaar, Broadcast Partners’ network engineer. “It was also important that the MM01 could allow us to operate single frequency networks where they were required. These versatile capabilities are essential if you want to implement new networks that are easily adaptable for the future.”

Combining both encoder and decoder roles within the same device, and with its redundancy capability and monitoring functions, the MM01 can replace multiple equipment components to simplify infrastructure and reduce both CAPEX and OPEX.

Targeted primarily at studio-transmitter link applications, MM01 provides advanced redundancy capability and monitoring functions, with the ability to integrate into diverse infrastructures. The MM01’s audio synchronization, delivered to microsecond accuracy, also makes it suitable for applications where precise timing is essential, such as SFN FM networks.

Offering comprehensive support for today’s most popular audio codecs including AAC and eAPTX, the MM01 also supports dual streaming and Pro MPEG FEC – standardized mechanisms for overcoming IP limitations when they occur.

Helping to further reduce a network’s operational costs, the MM01 includes remote monitoring capabilities through its audio return channel and system audio data log functionality. The MM01’s hardware and software concept offers the versatility to adapt to any future requirement through its built-in support for features like https, SNMPv3, detailed syslog capabilities, SNMP, and web GUI.

More information about 2wcom and its products is available at www.2wcom.com or by phone at +49 461 66283015



About Broadcast Partners

For more than 25 years Broadcast Partners provides state-of-the-art broadcast technology and solutions to broadcasters. The main product is the construction and maintenance of transmission networks to a substantial number of public and commercial radio stations nationwide in the Netherlands, Belgium and Denmark. On behalf of these and other customers, Broadcast Partners manages approximately 400 FM transmitters, 6 DAB+ networks, a DMB network and a number of AM transmitters. Beside network operation, Broadcast Partners supplies turnkey broadcast projects worldwide. Studio design and the in-house developed radio automation “Aeron-Studio” are among the top selling items in their portfolio. More information is available at www.broadcastpartners.com


About 2wcom

2wcom develops professional broadcast products and solutions for audio over IP, audio over DVB-S/S2, DAB/DAB+ over satellite/IP, and FM/RDS. The complete end-to-end system solutions provide extensive redundancy and backup possibilities including high quality encoders, decoders, codecs, modulators, demodulators and an outstanding satellite IRD product range. 2wcom’s leading position in the market is based on 25 years of delivering technical innovation, quality and excellent 24/7 support to the broadcast industry. Its development and manufacturing headquarters are located in Germany, with a worldwide network of dealer partners. More information on 2wcom and its products is available at www.2wcom.com

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XPresso Communications
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2wcom Contact:

Barbara Petersen
Sales, PR & Marketing
Tel: +49 461 66283015
Email: bpetersen@2wcom.com




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