Indian broadcaster gets digital upgrade and TerraBlock storage

Powervision India Christian channel
Neal Romanek
Post Production
December 1st 2016 at 10:41AM : By Neal Romanek

Dubai-based systems integrator Wecom Global installed the new storage and eight Avid suites

Indian Christian broadcaster Powervision, has employed Wecom Global to consult and assist with the channel's transition to file-based workflows.

Established in 2010, Powervision is a satellite TV channel with its own studio complex and play-out station based in Tiruvalla in southern India’s Kerala state. The Powervision Channel is known for its Christian devotional programs, broadcast 24/7 in over 100 countries throughout Asia, Australia, Europe and America.

Working closely with Powervision TV’s in-house engineering team, Wecom designed and integrated a workflow which sees a Facilis TerraBlock 24/EX12 32TB storage system supporting a network of eight Avid edit suites.

The TerraBlock 24EX/12 offers a low cost of entry with 48TB, with expandability to 96 or 192TB. Facilis says the 24EX/12 can handle 444 HD and compressed 4K workflows.

Wecom Global is headquartered in Dubai – United Arab Emirates (UAE) where it markets, installs and supports a range of professional video/audio editing, digital media and broadcast equipment. The company provides digital media, audiovisual consulting, design and installation services.