Levira upgrades DSNG with Ericsson MPEG4 encoders / receivers and Riedel intercom


LEVIRA, a leading outside OB and SNG provider in Baltic’s, has chosen ERICSSON and RIEDEL, to upgrade its DSNG with an innovative 4:2:2 10-bit contribution solution and market leading intercom system. This solution will make LEVIRA the first broadcast service provider in Baltic’s to offer a MPEG-4 AVC encoding solutions for DSNG services. Upgraded facility was first in use during EUOR2012 in Warsaw, Poland. International feed from recent WRC Neste Oil Rally Finland in Jyväskylä was also uplinked using Levira’s new facility.

The Ericsson Voyager II Multi-Format DSNG is Ericsson’s fifth generation DSNG and is the most flexible and scalable news gathering product on the market, reflecting Ericsson’s technology leadership and unique heritage in this segment. Voyager II supports the CE-x Series of encoding option modules, a single multi-codec platform enabling the migration to the highest quality MPEG-4 AVC HD 4:2:2 10-bit, while maintaining compatibility with legacy MPEG-2 networks.
Riedel Performer 32+16 is a powerful digital intercom matrix/stage management system, which is aligned for the requirements of stand-alone broadcast applications as well as sports and cultural events. The system is based on a modular concept and can be adapted to the individual requirements of the users.
About Levira
Levira provides outside broadcast and satellite uplink services for various small and large events in SD and in HD formats. In 2011 Levira was responsible for whole TV-production of men EUROBasket final tournament in Lithuania. Levira mainly operates in Scandinavia, Baltic’s Eastern-Europe and North-West part of Russia.  Levira’s satisfied customers come from around the globe.

Levira with HQ in Tallinn, Estonia is jointly owned by Estonian State and TDF Group. Levira is the provider of infrastructure services to Media, IT and Telecom industries. Levira is the largest independent provider of TV playout services in the Northern Europe and the main TV- and radio broadcast transmission service provider in Estonia. Levira operates one of the largest datacentres in Estonia and provides public and private cloud services (LeviraCloud) in collaboration with Joyent.




Helen Saluveer
Communication and Marketing specialist
AS Levira