BBC Studios televised Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II’s funeral across the UK through its BBC broadcast television network. International broadcast channels with preexisting satellite infrastructures used them to bring the event to their audiences. There were, however, a number of media groups with no existing satellite links to the BBC looking to acquire the rights for rebroadcast to their audiences. This paper will demonstrate why a cloud-based media distribution workflow proved to be the ideal solution for BBC Studios to rapidly augment their distribution footprint for the broadcast of a unique event that captured the attention of the entire world.
Paul Calleja | GlobalM | Geneva, Switzerland
Daniel Maloney | Matrox Video | Montreal, Quebec, Canada