Video Services & Liveshot Studio
Trusted World Class Video Services for Over 30 Years
Microspace Communications Video Services has been a trusted provider for quality transmission of occasional video and liveshots for over thirty years.
Co-located with Microspace’s headquarters and Network Control Center in Raleigh, NC, our Video Services teleport and studio facilities offer a wide variety of satellite, IP, and national fiber distribution services.
Our Expert Resource Network can be leveraged to find a media trained subject matter expert for a wide variety of topics. We’ve also spent many years building relationships with key players in the industry to build our Partner Ecosystem and provide unparalleled managed video services.
Make us your first call for news, sports, business, government and university-related events!
Video Broadcasting Solutions
As one of the largest global business satellite broadcasting networks with over 250,000 remote links worldwide, we’ve been delivering quality video via our world class Raleigh, NC teleport since the 1980’s.
Microspace Video Services is equipped to develop customized solutions that combine the multi-point distribution capabilities of satellite, the flexibility of IP, and high-quality HD reliability of fiber. C-band and K-band analog, Digital, and HD uplink and downlink antennas — positioned to receive or transmit to any satellite in the domestic arc — offer connectivity to both Vyvx and LTN quality fiber / IP VPN video broadcasting networks.
Fiber Distribution (Inbound & Outbound)
By offering inbound and outbound connectivity to the Level 3 (Vyvx) broadcast quality fiber network, LTN HD over IP platform, and The Switch, we can provide various methods of SD and HD video distribution throughout the US and many international locations.
For programs that require a mix of fiber and satellite transmissions, we utilize the skills and technologies of our partners and suppliers to design the solution that best meets your needs, both technically and economically. The capability to mix terrestrial fiber and satellite transmissions enable us to deliver high-quality, professional, low-latency video via a solution that meets your technical and budgetary needs.
We also offer private satellite network solutions for clients who need guaranteed dedicated digital capacity for occasional video transmissions for various applications, such as training and corporate wide news alerts.
Professional Liveshot Services
Microspace Video Services specializes in providing statewide liveshot packages that are technically sound, stress free, and cost-effective.
Production studios are located at the Raleigh, NC headquarters, in Charlotte, NC, and at affiliated interconnected venues across the state.
Remote Production & Transportable Uplink
In addition to fixed facilities, Microspace Charlotte is equipped with a Ku HD transportable uplink and full remote production capabilities.
The Expert Resource Network
Hundreds of media trained subject matter experts available for liveshots
Microspace Video Services’ Expert Resource Network was established to provide a stress free, technically sound, and a one-stop-shopping approach for your liveshots for live or live-to-tape distribution. Most experts are located within close proximity to the Network member’s studio with a fiber connection to Microspace.
By utilizing our Expert Resource Networks’ massive university linked databases, you can select the perfect media trained expert for your breaking news, sports, entertainment, or special event story.
Microspace Communications has been a go-to provider for news, sports, business, government and university-related events since the mid-1980s. In many cases, you can eliminate the need for a transportable uplink.
We offer broadcast quality fiber interconnection back-hauls (first miles) from all of these locations:
- WILM (Independent) – Wilmington, NC (coastal NC)
- WRAL (NBC) – Raleigh, NC
- WRAZ (Fox) – Durham, NC
Microspace Charlotte Studios
Located just minutes from downtown, our partners at Microspace Charlotte have multiple studio options for your live shot, VNR, or media tour. This facility offers a full time fiber interconnect to our teleport, as well as Level 3 (Vyvx) LTN, and The Switch. In addition to fixed facilities, Microspace Charlotte is equipped with a Ku HD transportable uplink and can provide single or multi-camera remote production.
Many venues on Duke’s campus are connected to Microspace. Among them are Cameron Indoor Stadium for ACC Basketball broadcasts, Duke Recording Studios and Duke Medical Center. Duke has hundreds of media trained experts for on campus live shots, single and multi-camera studio production and media tours. It is also possible to originate live HD surgical procedures from Duke Medical Center.
Trailblazer Studios is one of the East Coast’s top video production companies and offers the largest stage facility between Washington and Atlanta. Located just blocks from Microspace, Trailblazer also has a full time connection to our teleport. Trailblazer Studios deserves a strong consideration for your multi-camera studio broadcasts.
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
UNC Chapel Hill News Studio has full time connectivity to Microspace for university based or medical center live shots. You can find a large number of on campus media trained experts. Microspace also offers HD transmission of ACC basketball from the Dean Smith Center.
University of North Carolina at Wilmington
UNC Wilmington (UNCW) offers a multi-camera studio facility and a growing list of campus experts on a wide variety of topics.
Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center
Dozens of university and medical experts are available for live shots through the Baptist Medical Center studio facilities.
And Many Other Connected Venues
Among them are:
- Bank of American Stadium – Charlotte, NC
- Time Warner Arena – Charlotte, NC
- Greensboro Coliseum – Greensboro, NC
- PNC Arena (formerly RBC Center) – Raleigh, NC
Video Services Ecosystem
Broadcast Quality Fiber Connectivity
Microspace is ideally situated to take advantage of statewide fiber infrastructure through our partners Time Warner Cable and TW Telecom. We can provide end-to-end transmission from many venues with our connections to hubs in major North Carolina cities, including Raleigh, Charlotte, the Triad area (Greensboro, Winston-Salem, High Point), Durham and Wilmington.
North Carolina Research and Education Network (NCREN)
NCREN is operated by MCNC, the Microelectronics Center of North Carolina. This fiber-optic infrastructure provides Internet, video, audio, data and computing network services to all 16 of North Carolina’s public institutions that grant baccalaureate degrees as well as the N.C. School of Science and Math, the nation’s first public residential high school for gifted students.
Microspace’s IP interconnection from nodes on NCREN’s high-speed statewide network offers these facilities an outlet for satellite and/or fiber content distribution on a nationwide basis.
In addition, constituents include Duke University, Wake Forest University, most of the state’s private universities and colleges, state government, regional community networking initiatives such as WinstonNet and ERC Broadband, and many of the state’s medical and research institutions. NCREN also provides access to national and international research networks, including Internet2 and National LambdaRail, enabling global research and collaboration.
Microspace knows it’s important to be able to go to one resource to meet your requirements. That’s why we’ve aligned ourselves closely with many of the nation’s premier satellite transponder space providers. These alliances allow us to offer a wide variety of transponder inventory at very reasonable prices. Locating the right capacity at the right price is always our goal.
Transportable Uplinks & Project Management
If your project requires outsourcing of multiple technologies and various geographical sites, we can assist you in locating remote studios, teleports, production crews, transportable uplinks and downlinks. Our long term relationships with highly respected vendors across the nation insure your event is handled professionally and at favorable rates.