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Techex awarded TV head-end refresh at Scottish Parliament

Scottish Parliament Broadcast Headend

IP video specialists Techex have been awarded the contract for upgrading the TV distribution system at the Scottish Parliament building in Holyrood.

The contract comprises upgrading an existing internal television platform to high definition and provision of an electronic programme guide amalgamating both internal and external channel information. The new system will include downlink equipment, encoding, multiplexing/PSI regeneration and RF modulation.

Richard Bailey, Managing Director, commented “Techex has a positive long term relationship with government and the public sector. We are pleased to have been awarded this contract by the Scottish Parliament.”

The new system is expected to go live in mid-2016.

About Techex

Techex’s core business is assisting its partners to benefit from the advantages brought about by IP transmission. It has unrivalled experience in implementing IP based solutions and has built up an impressive list of clients including BSkyB, BBC, Arqiva, Globecast, Disney and Discovery.