NAB 2012: Coastal Media Group Intros Unit 5

Coastal Media Group, in conjunction with Quick Spot, offers a cost-effective solution and bandwidth on demand for HD/SD satellite transmission. With a price point less than half of a traditional satellite truck, CMG’s new IP Satellite Unit 5 gives customers the power to transmit and receive media via a comprehensive package of transmission equipment in a compact footprint, with more features and flexibility while requiring less time, less money and less manpower.

CMG’s Unit 5 comes with communications gear, including integrated phone and data lines that’s perfect for streaming web content. It features high-bandwidth uplinks from 512 Kbps to 9.9 Mbps, HD or SD compatible MPEG-4 Fujitsu video encoders, and broadcast fiber delivery to the The LA & NY Switch.

Features of Unit 5, which is ideal for News, Sports, Webcasting and Special Events, include remote satellite Internet access including Wi-Fi, IFB compatible dial in and out phone lines, and venue to CDN delivery.