Ericsson Compression Powers Mayweather-Pacquiao Boxing Match

Ericsson was selected to provide an additional level of support for PSSI Global Services, LLC (also dba Strategic Television) and its on-site satellite truck content delivery of the boxing match between Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao on May 2nd 2015. The installation comprises 13 PSSI fully operational satellite trucks, which were equipped with Ericsson’s AVP 3000 Voyager Video Processors and RX8200 Advanced Modular Receivers. Ericsson also provided a team of expert satellite production support engineers to assist with the installation of equipment, maintenance and troubleshooting during the broadcast.
“This match proved to be one of the great sporting events of the decade, so we are extremely proud that our industry-leading DSNG (Digital Satellite News Gathering) trucks played an instrumental role in delivering video footage to millions of viewers worldwide,” says Robert Lamb, CEO, PSSI Global Services. Based on our 20 year relationship with Ericsson, we know its technology provides the necessary quality and consistency to help us deliver the best possible experience to high-level broadcasters, content providers and ultimately consumers.”