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ESPN India commends the performance of LiveU’s LU600 HEVC at the FIFA World Cup, in Russia

LiveU released its live broadcasting figures for the FIFA World Cup in Russia, with 485 units onsite, used by customers from over 40 countries, with over 15,000 hours of live broadcasting; and over 30,000 live sessions and 36TB of live transmission – with LiveU’s LU600 4K HEVC solution. Live feeds captured on ground had to be sent back to India, to be broadcasted live on Sony Pictures Networks India.
ESPN India, was present in Moscow to catch the live action of FIFA World Cup, 2018 with the LU600 HEVC. “Even at crowded locations where there were issues of network congestion, sending live feeds back to India, was seamless with almost no technological glitches. The equipment has been replaced by an easy-to-carry solution that fits in a backpack. The compact chassis is what makes it a portable solution,” said Suketu Mehta, multimedia producer, ESPN – India.
The other features of the LU600 HEVC that were highlighted were its form-factor and cost effectiveness. LiveU provided customers with bandwidth guarantees for connectivity in the 11 host cities. The offering provided an add-on priority SIMs package for streaming high-quality live video, enabling customers to reach 20Mbps uplink and deliver HD live feeds from crowded locations.

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