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ANI Media Embraces LiveU’s LU600 HEVC to Boost their Platform for Live Newsgathering

May 2, 2018

Long-term LiveU customer ANI upgrades entire fleet with high-performing LU600 HEVC solution

Hackensack, NJ, 2nd May, 2018 – Asia’s premier news agency Asian News International (ANI) is upgrading its entire LiveU fleet with LiveU’s flagship LU600 HEVC units for global newsgathering and live sports coverage. ANI’s newsgathering fleet which is spread all over India heavily relies on LiveU technology. The project has been overseen by LiveU’s partner in India, Lamhas Satellite Services, which provides onsite service and support nationwide.

ANI first started using LiveU in 2011 and was a pioneer in moving its newsgathering to cellular bonding technology. The leading news agency uses LiveU for breaking and developing news, around the country and abroad. In 2014, LiveU was used widely for ANI’s Indian general election coverage, covering the campaign and Election Day itself.

ANI selected the LU600 HEVC after extensive testing due to its high video performance and reliability combined with its proven ability to support high quality broadcasting at a low bandwidth. Mr. Ishaan Prakash, Editor at ANI Live Service said, “We’ve been using LiveU exclusively for years with close support from LiveU and its local partner, Lamhas. When we looked into upgrading our equipment, LiveU’s LU600 HEVC was our first choice, offering the highest quality solution available today. We’re deploying these units around the country, giving us the flexibility to cover top news stories wherever they break.”

“We are happy that once again ANI has placed their trust with LiveU and Lamhas by selecting the LU600 HEVC. ANI is highly respected in the local and international broadcast market and their selection of LiveU is a vote of confidence in our technology and service. We’re seeing growing demand for the LU600 HEVC from our customers nationwide” said Ajay Jain, CEO at Lamhas.
Samuel Wasserman, LiveU’s CEO & co-founder, said, “ANI has been a real pioneer in moving to cellular bonding in 2011, and their success with LiveU technology over the years has been extremely important for us. We are very proud that ANI has selected LiveU’s LU600 HEVC and hope that together we will continue to set the standard in the newsgathering industry. ANI has become a true partner over the years.”

LiveU is presenting its enhanced range of live IP video uplink services and streaming solutions at Broadcast Asia in Singapore, June 26-28 2018, Stand 6J4-01.

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About ANI
Founded over 50 years ago, ANI (https://www.aninews.in/) is today South Asia's leading multimedia news agency with over 100 bureaus in India, South Asia and across the globe. To cater to the ever-increasing spectrum of demand for news and information in an era of rapidly evolving technologies, our pursuit of excellence sees us ever innovating, improving and redesigning our products and services.

About LiveU
LiveU is driving the live video revolution, providing live video streaming for TV, mobile, online and social media. Let your audience become part of your story with high-quality and flawless live video, transmitted from anywhere in the world, through the use of our patented bonding and video transport technology. LiveU creates a consistent bandwidth and a reliable connection so you can acquire, manage and distribute high quality remote live broadcasts over IP. Our broad portfolio of products sets the industry standard for live video production. From backpacks to smartphones, and satellite/cellular hybrid to external antenna solutions, LiveU offers a complete range of devices for live video coverage anytime, anywhere. In addition, LiveU offers extensive cloud-based management and video distribution solutions. With over 2,000 customers in 80+ countries, LiveU’s technology is the solution of choice for global broadcasters, online media, news agencies and social media. For more information, visit www.liveu.tv, or follow us on Twitter, Facebook, YouTube, LinkedIn or Instagram.

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