SUPPORTED LIVE BROADCAST OF UEFA CHAMPIONS LEAGUE FINAL TO MORE THAN 170 MILLION VIEWERS AROUND THE GLOBE
Net Insight was chosen by EI Towers, the leading independent Italian infrastructure and broadcasting services company, to provide live media transport of the UEFA Champions League Final from the San Siro Stadium in Milan, Italy, to millions of viewers across the globe.
In a world where television consumers are becoming increasingly empowered by the volume of content available and progressively more demanding of the quality of their viewing experience, the live broadcast of the UEFA Champions League Final represents a major challenge and required a solution that could deliver a faultless and amazing viewing experience to the millions watching.
To meet these requirements, Net Insight’s media transport solution, turned out to be the preferred one identified and deployed by EITowers specifically for the 2016 Champions League Final, with the help of the systems integrator Diem Technologies Srl, the distribution partner of Net Insight. The operational control was managed by EI Towers, between the San Siro Stadium and the broadcaster Mediaset’s production studios located 5 km north of Milan at Cologno Monzese.
“This was a high profile sports event, and with the world watching it was vital to provide a high performance viewing experience for fans wherever they were located and we were happy having chosen Net Insight to guarantee maximum quality and reliability,” says Lazzaro Lampugnani Nigri of EI Towers. “With a perfect quality of service and a viewing experience that live television audiences demand today, we were able to flawlessly transport and deliver this highly prestigious event in the sporting calendar to audiences right across the world.”