24/7 multiplatform news service New Benchmark for News Workflows

Neue Benchmark für News-Workflows

The 24/7 multiplatform channel Asharq News is the world’s biggest Arabic news outlet to date, providing the Middle East with live news and real-time economic analyses via TV, radio, online and social media channels. For the Asharq news and media center in the Dubai Financial Center, Qvest Media designed and built a state-of-theart All-IP and NMOS infrastructure with a scope and a performance that is so far unique in the entire
MENA region.

With a hybrid architecture of virtualized on-premises systems and cloud applications for content aggregation, production and distribution, the broadcaster is able to produce high-quality news and keep its audience up to date with the latest business developments live on the spot.

A global network of journalists equipped with the most innovative technologies can collaborate remotely thanks to a seamless and smart news workflow across the studios in Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Cairo, and Riyadh.

Technical Information

Asharq News
Asharq News
Integrated Solutions (Extract) Manufacturer / Supplier
Premiere Pro Adobe
Dante audio-over-IP solution Audinate
MediaCentral, Media Composer incl. newscutter option, feed ingest solution, NEXIS shared storage, MAM & PAM systems, iNEWS newsroom solution Avid
Video encoders AWS Elemental
Video wall systems incl. video processors E2 & S3 and video wall screens Barco
News content sharing platform NewsHub Burli
Corporate IT and broadcast network components Cisco
Isilon & Unity Storage systems Dell EMC
Fiber extenders and IP Gateways Embrionix
Video decoders Ericsson
Video network components Evertz
Workstations HP
Servers HPE
Baton automatic quality assurance interra Systems
(VSM) Video router control system Lawo
Specialty furniture Lund Halsey
Nimbra broadcast telecommunications network Net Insight
DIVA archiving solution Oracle
Multicloud management platform and cloud application orchestrator for creating and managing end-to-end infrastructures in the cloud qibb
Dolphin ingest and TX playout solution Pebble Beach Systems
Intercom system RTS
Audio Mixers Solid State Logic
Cameras and vision mixers Sony
Transcoder Telestream
Graphics solution for AR/VR, studio automation Vizrt
Virtualization solution VM Ware
Video all-in-one solution for cutting, editing and streaming video content in the cloud wildmoka
Cross-plattform news research tool x.news for social media channels and agency tickers x.news