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In the action-packed world of live video production and distribution, The Switch is always on and always there – setting the industry benchmark for quality, reliability and unmatched levels of service. Our comprehensive production platform combines mobile and at-home/remote services to enable our customers to cost-effectively capture, edit and package compelling live coverage. Our transmission network connects production facilities with over 800 of the world’s largest content producers, distributors, sports and event venues; seamlessly linking rights holders, broadcasters, streaming platforms, media outlets and web services and turning on live content, anywhere in the world.
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220+ Points of Presence in 53 cities across The United States, Australia, France, Canada, New Zealand, Switzerland, Singapore, and The United Kingdom.

Mission: Unparalleled Quality. Unprecedented Control.

We were honored to support our client ESM Productions with critical playout and transmission services for the  #FromMila...
05/08/2020
From Milan With Love: The Switch delivers AC Milan COVID-19 fundraising live stream to viewers worldwide

We were honored to support our client ESM Productions with critical playout and transmission services for the #FromMilanWithLove fundraiser, in support of frontline heroes working in Italy and around the world.

Discover how our #fiber and #satellite connectivity services were leveraged to bring seamless live feeds to viewers across the globe in SVG Europe: https://bit.ly/3dsHfPT

In support of frontline workers in Italy and around the world battling the COVID-19 pandemic, a global audience came together on 3 May for a special ...

05/06/2020
Livewired - Team Introduction

Remote production has been pioneered by innovators over the years, making it a common adoption by many of today’s major broadcasters and sports leagues. Yet behind the studios and cameras, the true stars of the show are the expert technical crews!

Meet our #RemoteProduction insiders in the latest #LiveWired interview, featuring; Edward J. Delaney; George Lopez; Ian Dittbrenner; Perry Eckhardt and Eric Salsman: https://lnkd.in/gu4g4tE

This is "Livewired - Team Introduction" by The Switch on Vimeo, the home for high quality videos and the people who love them.

We are incredibly proud to see our President, Sports, Joe Cohen, named as one of Sports Video Group's ‘Legends Behind th...
05/05/2020
Legends Behind the Lens: Joe Cohen

We are incredibly proud to see our President, Sports, Joe Cohen, named as one of Sports Video Group's ‘Legends Behind the Lens’!

Joe is a true pioneer within the sports broadcasting industry, having played a leading role in the development of professional sports franchises, cable TV networks, arena operations and stadium developments from New York to LA – and everywhere in between!

Discover his incredible story here: https://bit.ly/2xC0HdS

The story of American sports television is engrained in the history of this nation, rising on the achievements of countless incredible men and women who never o

We were delighted to support #FromMilanWithLove on the weekend, providing playout and transmission services for the fund...
05/04/2020

We were delighted to support #FromMilanWithLove on the weekend, providing playout and transmission services for the fundraiser sponsored by AC Milan and Roc Nation.

Hosted by #DJKhaled and with performances from global superstars including #AliciaKeys, #KellyRowland and #RobinThicke, this incredible event raised funds to support frontline workers across the globe battling the COVID-19 crisis.

To ensure seamless feeds reached viewers' screens globally, we provided standards conversion and international fiber services from Los Angeles to London and Milan, domestic uplink to Galaxy 17 and Domestic Fiber to Las Vegas.

Have you checked out the latest #whitepaper from our live #production insiders? In the Spring 2020 SportsTech Journal, G...
05/01/2020

Have you checked out the latest #whitepaper from our live #production insiders?

In the Spring 2020 SportsTech Journal, Glenn Adamo, Ed Delaney and George Lopez share their knowledge on how sports networks and rights owners can get live games back on air swiftly and safely, without compromising any quality.

Discover why a remote approach to live production can bring huge cost savings, ensure employee safety and wellbeing and still deliver a top-quality event in Sports Video Group (page 72): https://bit.ly/2Snok0I

We will be supporting The Call to Unite this weekend, a 26-hour global live stream that celebrates our shared humanity. ...
04/30/2020
The Call to UNITE

We will be supporting The Call to Unite this weekend, a 26-hour global live stream that celebrates our shared humanity. 200+ spiritual and global leaders, front-line heroes, artists, entertainers, and more will #AnswerTheCall by sharing a prayer, song, meditation or otherwise in support of coping with current global challenges.

We will be providing HD-SDI connectivity services from Big Whig Media's production facility in Washington DC, as well as transport to The Switch New York and Los Angeles for the show's international delivery.

Tune in on Friday, May 1 from 8 pm EST.

#TheCallToUnite

This is The Call to Unite, a live 24-hour global event that invites all people to experience the world’s most inspiring spiritual, cultural, and community leaders — and channel that energy into a bold commitment to serve.

While organizations of all sizes and budgets look to get virtual enterprise events up and running quickly and efficientl...
04/29/2020
The show must go on: There are practical approaches that enterprises can take to get business-critical virtual events up and running fast in the face of the COVID-19 crisis - The Switch

While organizations of all sizes and budgets look to get virtual enterprise events up and running quickly and efficiently - and in the highest quality possible - navigating the many options available can be a daunting task.

In his latest blog, our SVP Product Management, Robert Szabo-Rowe, offers a practical guide for businesses looking to connect with their audiences remotely and drive home the messages that are core to their business. Check it out here: https://bit.ly/2VKdFiS

The Switch’s Robert Szabo-Rowe provides a practical guide to the best approach for delivering your business message while face-to-face is not an option The COVID-19 crisis is forcing live events, both large and small, to shift from in-person to virtualized formats for organizations thinking, right...

#Esports productions are increasingly looking to achieve #broadcast-like streaming experiences, and in order to achieve ...
04/27/2020
Delivering the Broadcast Experience to esports

#Esports productions are increasingly looking to achieve #broadcast-like streaming experiences, and in order to achieve this, there is a lot that can be learned from traditional #sports broadcasters.

Our VP Gaming, Alexius Charles Conroy, recently spoke with Peter Suciu for #TVTechnology to discuss how esports productions can leverage our long-standing sports heritage to bring their game to the next level. Check it out here: https://bit.ly/3cJAE3g

Part sporting event, part live show and much more

It was a pleasure being able to support the international live stream of Verizon's #PayItForwardLive concert with #Billi...
04/23/2020

It was a pleasure being able to support the international live stream of Verizon's #PayItForwardLive concert with #BillieEilish, broadcasting directly from the singer's home.

Our Executive in Charge of Production & Digital, Ian Dittbrenner, was on-hand to ensure the live production and global delivery of the concert reached streaming platforms and networks across the globe, in support of small local businesses impacted by the #COVID19 crisis.

#production #broadcast #verizon #payitforward

No travel? No problem! Despite travel restrictions putting many productions on-hold, we were recently able to support TM...
04/23/2020

No travel? No problem! Despite travel restrictions putting many productions on-hold, we were recently able to support TMZ with the international promotion of #TigerKing – What Really Went Down on #FOX.

Satellite Media Tours are a highly effective way to promote a new show or service, and with our #Skype broadcast solution, you can continue to connect with your audiences directly from home, using broadcast-level production technology.

#tigerking #satellite #media #production #covid19

With many sports networks and rights owners looking to get their seasons back on air as safely and swiftly as possible, ...
04/23/2020
The All-Pro treatment: NFL Network’s college football schedule shows how to take remote production and run with it - The Switch

With many sports networks and rights owners looking to get their seasons back on air as safely and swiftly as possible, while minimizing the number of on-site crew and equipment needed, remote production is an enticing option.

Check out the latest blog from Glenn Adamo, Managing Director of The Switch Production Services, and discover how we partnered with NFL Network to remotely produce a 10-game Conference USA line-up, to meet the demands of modern sports fans: https://bit.ly/2wS33ET

In this blog, The Switch’s Glenn Adamo looks at how remote production enables big-time broadcasters to limit costs and boost quality With the NFL draft coming up in April, the players joining the league from the ranks of college football will be a hot topic of discussion. This past season NFL Netw...

We were incredibly proud to support our client Global Citizen on the weekend, providing critical delivery services to en...
04/22/2020
Delivering One World: Together At Home to a global audience - TVBEurope

We were incredibly proud to support our client Global Citizen on the weekend, providing critical delivery services to ensure One World: #TogetherAtHome reached a truly worldwide audience.

To ensure the show reached the right networks, channels and streaming services at the right time, we provide a range of services including ingest of the US domestic and international shows, playout for the pre-feeds and ‘live to air’ broadcast shows and fiber and satellite distribution worldwide.

Learn more in TVBEurope: https://bit.ly/2Vv0VN4

How The Switch delivered the US and international feeds for the global fundraiser

While the COVID-19 crisis has put many live sporting events on hold, traditional sports fans are now beginning to tune i...
04/21/2020
E-sports pull in more viewers as coronavirus halts live sports matches

While the COVID-19 crisis has put many live sporting events on hold, traditional sports fans are now beginning to tune in to the exploding world of #esports. In March alone, #Twitch recorded a nearly 60% jump in viewership compared to the previous year.

Our VP Gaming, Charles Conroy recently spoke with Thomson Reuters to outline the impact that the global pandemic is having on the world of #esports. Check it out here: https://reut.rs/3bsXWdq

Sports fans and players across the world frustrated by canceled matches because of the coronavirus epidemic are turning to e-sports, with professional real-world athletes joining virtual game tournaments of football, auto racing and basketball.

Many major sporting leagues are looking to resume their seasons and broadcast re-scheduled live games as swiftly and saf...
04/20/2020
Coping with corona: Remote production offers a ready-to-go solution for sports

Many major sporting leagues are looking to resume their seasons and broadcast re-scheduled live games as swiftly and safely as possible, as COVID-19 puts a temporary halt to many live productions.

Speaking with SVG Europe, our President and CEO, Eric Cooney, outlines why #remoteproduction now makes more sense than ever for rights holders looking to deliver high-quality live content safely and efficiently: https://bit.ly/3ey5my9

The Switch chief executive Eric Cooney outlines how remote production, and elevating virtual events to another level, can help sports broadcasters and ...

We are proud to be supporting Global Citizen thisweekend, delivering critical delivery services for the One World: Toget...
04/17/2020
One World: Together At Home

We are proud to be supporting Global Citizen this
weekend, delivering critical delivery services for the One World: Together at Home event.

This incredible event will see a host of global stars join forces to present and perform from home, supporting frontline health workers and the World Health Organization (WHO) in the global battle against COVID-19. To ensure seamless feeds reach viewers around the world, we have installed temporary HD-SDI connections from SIM directly to our production center in Los Angeles, as well as AT&Ts Hollywood Hub.

#TogetherAtHome we can all join the fight against COVID-19.

Tune in tomorrow, Saturday, April 18 from 8:00 pm ET. https://bit.ly/3cs5pts

One World: Together At Home is special broadcast curated by Lady Gaga in support of healthcare workers on the frontlines of the COVID-19 crisis and the World Health Organization.

04/14/2020

Enterprises of all sizes and budgets are finding new and innovative ways to ensure business-as-usual, despite the current climate.

Discover how you can leverage internet-based technologies to share the core messages that drive your business, and the creative approaches that can make the virtual event as compelling and impactful as live and in person, in the latest article from George Lopez: https://bit.ly/34xnOlN

#covid19 #production #broadcast #enterprises #virtual

In the current climate, maintaining business-as-usual is an exceptional challenge. Yet for many enterprises that are fac...
04/08/2020
Communication Strategy During COVID-19 - Essential Install

In the current climate, maintaining business-as-usual is an exceptional challenge. Yet for many enterprises that are faced with the reality of increased travel restrictions and remote working, taking a professional approach to corporate communications can make a big difference.

In his latest article, Our SVP Product Management, Robert Szabó-Rowe, explores how companies can successfully drive home the messages that are core to their businesses with virtual alternative solutions: https://bit.ly/34jnlDM

Robert Szabo-Rowe, Senior Vice President of Product Management, The Switch offering some useful communication recommendations

Remote working is now the norm across the Asia-Pacific region, not least with the recent lockdown of India’s 1.3 billion...
04/02/2020

Remote working is now the norm across the Asia-Pacific region, not least with the recent lockdown of India’s 1.3 billion population. With many workers and business owners awakening to a new world where face-to-face events and conferences are on hold, what digital alternatives are in place to ensure ongoing business momentum?

Our SVP Sales, Nick Castaneda, navigates the options available to make your company stand out amidst #covid19 in #AsianLite. Check it out here: https://bit.ly/2UPaDbc

#stayathome #workfromhome #covid19 #production #studio #conference #event #broadcast #remoteproduction

In the new age of digital communications and virtual meetings, how can companies leverage new approaches to enterprise c...
03/30/2020
How COVID-19 is redefining enterprise comms

In the new age of digital communications and virtual meetings, how can companies leverage new approaches to enterprise comms to ensure ongoing business momentum?

In his latest article, Our SVP Product Management, Robert Szabo Rowe, writes for Business Chief outlining how corporations of all sizes and budgets can adapt to the new remote-working society. By leveraging studios and remote production environments, companies can enable TV-quality broadcasts of product launches, live press conferences, investor briefings and customer seminars to stand out from the crowd.

Read more here: https://bit.ly/2UsgkNj

Robert Szabo-Rowe, Senior Vice President of Product Management at The Switch, explores how COVID-19 is shaping enterprise comms

With travel restrictions due to #COVID19 putting many live #TV productions on hold, finding an alternative solution to p...
03/27/2020

With travel restrictions due to #COVID19 putting many live #TV productions on hold, finding an alternative solution to produce and deliver content to a global audience is more important than ever.

When #AustralianSurvivor presenter Jonathan LaPaglia was unable to fly to Australia, we partnered with Network 10 to produce and deliver the shows' season finale remotely via our Los Angeles facility.

They were able to utilize our Burbank production studio to shoot the episode, where we provided a green screen, props, and a full technical production and camera crew. Feeds were then transmitted to the network in Australia via our LA -> Sydney circuits.

With countries across the globe increasingly encouraging working from home, it is now more important than ever for organ...
03/23/2020

With countries across the globe increasingly encouraging working from home, it is now more important than ever for organizations to keep connected with customers and partners, and to ensure ongoing business continuity.

We recently supported Mark Zuckerberg's Facebook Live stream with The National Institutes of Health's Dr Anthony Fauci. Leveraging our global #IP network, we picked up feeds from Zuckerberg’s California home, distributing them to our San Jose node before streaming live to Facebook.

#WorkFromHome

TVBEurope
03/21/2020
TVBEurope

TVBEurope

How The Switch enabled Daniel Radcliffe’s satellite media tour

How are new streaming services impacting Hollywood Production? Are new technologies just as important as content in the ...
03/19/2020
The Streaming Wars – where tech matters as much as content

How are new streaming services impacting Hollywood Production? Are new technologies just as important as content in the #StreamingWars?

Our SVP Operations, George Lopez, recently spoke with TechHQ's David Pring-Mill to address these important questions, as well as discuss how The Switch’s live #production and global #transmission services meet the needs of the rapidly evolving #media and #entertainment landscape.

Check it out here: https://bit.ly/39142Q3

With Apple TV+, Disney+, HBO Max, Peacock, and Quibi joining the entertainment industry’s OTT reconfiguration, there’s a lot of focus on creative content…

03/19/2020

The Switch continues to respond to the rapidly evolving circumstances surrounding the novel coronavirus, or COVID-19. The health and safety of our staff, customers and guests remains our top priority. We also want to assure our customers that The Switch recognizes our role as a provider of vital communications services to broadcasters, news organizations and enterprises globally. As such, we have taken the necessary business continuity steps to ensure continued 24/7 network transmission and live production services. Stay safe and healthy and we will all come through this challenging time!

Eric Cooney
President & CEO

As face-to-face business events increasingly become canceled throughout the world due to #covid19, finding a #virtual al...
03/17/2020
Digital technology breathes new life into industry events -

As face-to-face business events increasingly become canceled throughout the world due to #covid19, finding a #virtual alternative to help your company stand out is critical.

Our VP Marketing, Kevin O'Meara, recently spoke with #NewDigitalAge to discuss how #digital technologies are proving to be a vital asset for #conferences and #events globally.

Read the full article here: https://bit.ly/38V4vU8

How digital technology can help events organisers during the Coranavirus pandemic

03/13/2020

The Switch continues to respond to the rapidly evolving circumstances surrounding the novel coronavirus, or COVID-19. The health and safety of our staff, customers and guests remains our top priority. As such, we continue to follow CDC guidelines, taking every precaution to keep people safe and our facilities operating 24/7 providing critical transmission and production services.

To help alleviate concerns and provide a safe environment for our studio guests, we have also implemented additional cleaning protocols throughout the day, including sterilizing all studio equipment, doorknobs, handrails, and other frequently touched surfaces with multi-surface disinfectant cleaners listed on the EPA’s Registered Antimicrobial Products for Use Against Novel Coronavirus. We will continue to monitor and adapt to official updates from the CDC and other affiliated public health organizations to ensure the health and safety of those individuals within our facilities.

Thank you for your continued trust in The Switch, we look forward to working with you through these uniquely challenging times.

George Lopez
SVP, Operations & Support

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