Turner Broadcasting creates and programs branded news; entertainment; animation and young adult; and sports media environments on television and other platforms for consumers around the world. Headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia, Turner is a Time Warner Company.
Levira has been providing excellent service for ten channel feeds across EMEA. In all aspect Levira is a truly great partner to work with – efficient, dedicated and very professional. Our cooperation has spanned from SD to HD and we now look forward to the next challenge.
Ignas Scheynius, Managing Director, Turner Broadcasting Baltic & Nordic / CEO NonStop Entertainment
Sony Pictures Entertainment´s global operations encompass motion picture production and distribution; television production and distribution; home entertainment acquisition and distribution; a global channel network; digital content creation and distribution; operation of studio facilities; development of new entertainment products, services and technologies; and distribution of entertainment in 159 countries.
We have thoroughly enjoyed our partnership with Levira across the Baltics region. Their facility is great and they have strong professionals running it. Hope to launch additional channels with them in the future.
Lyle Stewart, Senior VP, Sony Pictures Television Networks
Horse1 is a focused lifestyle pay-TV channel targeting the Equestrian markets in the Nordics. Horse1 broadcasts exclusive content, produced locally to specifically attract the target group in each market. Swedish Riders Trophy is a new showjumping league launching in Sweden in September 2013 and Ride to Rio a sport initiative with three talented riders to achieve their dreams and compete at the Olympic Games in 2016.
We feel very comfortable with having Levira as our broadcasting partner and through our former experience we come to appreciate their high level of commitment and quality of their services.
Fredrik Persson, Programming Director of Horse1
Modern Times Group (MTG) is an international entertainment broadcasting group with operations that span four continents. It includes free-TV, pay-TV, radio and content production businesses.
Viasat is the brand for digital satellite TV platforms in Sweden, Norway, Denmark, Finland, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, and Ukraine. Viasat – or Viasat Broadcasting – is also the largest business area within the Modern Times Group.
In the name of MTG Group (including Viasat Sport Baltic, TV3, TV6) I would like to acknowledge Levira as a trustful, honest and helpful partner in Baltics OB market. Not only producing together big events like UEFA Champions and Europe Leagues matches, EuroBasket 2011 in Lithuania, but also smaller productions. Levira is trustworthy in difficult situations - always trying to solve the problem first. Communication is great between partners.
Toms Circenis, Head of Sports - TV3 Latvia, TV6 Latvia, 3+ Latvia, Program Director - Viasat Sport Baltic.
The European Broadcasting Union (EBU) is a federation of broadcasting organisations from Europe and its surroundings. Its members include virtually all government-controlled broadcasters and some private broadcasters with a public service legacy in the region. Best known by the public for organising the annual Eurovision Song Contest, it also arranges other events and provides technical services and an extensive news gathering cooperation.
Levira’s staff have never ceased to amaze us with their flexibility and professionalism. Whether engineers, producers or cameramen, all of Levira’s staff have consistently provided us with the best services and equipment available, both in Estonia and well beyond its borders.
Stijn De Loose, News Producer, Eurovision Moscow
Sportfive is an international sports marketing agency, owned by the French media giant, Lagardère. The agency operates in four business units: SPORTFIVE International, SPORTFIVE Germany, SPORTFIVE France and SPORTFIVE Africa. Through its extensive network of media and marketing teams, SPORTFIVE markets media rights to media platforms and marketing and sponsorship opportunities to major brands across the world.
SPORTFIVE produced already a high number of football matches with Levira in the Baltics and the equipment, crew and the service is very professional. The team is client orientated, hard-working and always gives their maximum to achieve the best result. I can recommend their services to other partners.
Nicolas Kirsch, Manager TV Production, SPORTFIVE International S.A.
Russian Television and Radio Broadcasting Company (RTR) with its 4 federal channels (Russia, Culture, Sport, 24-h Russian News Channel VESTI), 5 radio stations and over 80 regional television and radio networks is Russia’s leading national broadcaster and content provider. It is EBU full member and had the honor of hosting many EBU sessions. RTR-Planeta is an integral part of RTR’s commitment to global broadcasting and provides Russian-speaking audiences around the globe with a solid ethnic connection.
Latvijas Televīzija (Latvian Television or LTV) is the state-owned public service broadcasting television company in Latvia. LTV operates two channels, LTV1 in Latvian and the youth-oriented LTV7 (previously called LTV2) in Latvian and Russian. LTV1 is the annual broadcaster of Eurovision in Latvia, and LTV7 also broadcasts many sport events like the Olympics, different Latvian sports league and national team games, KHL, MHL, Euro and FIFA World Cup. The company is a member of the European Broadcasting Union from 1 January 1993.
Arqiva, a communications infrastructure and media services company, operates at the heart of the broadcast, satellite and mobile communications markets.
The company is at the forefront of network solutions and services in the digital world. Arqiva provides much of the infrastructure behind television, radio, satellite and wireless communications in the UK and has a significant presence in Ireland, mainland Europe and the USA. Customers include major broadcasters such as the BBC, ITV, BSkyB and independent radio groups, major telco providers including the UK’s five mobile network operators, and the emergency services.
NHK (Japan Broadcasting Corporation), Japan’s only public broadcaster, introduced a radio service in 1925 and a television service in 1953. NHK operates four television channels and three radio services. General TV and Educational TV are broadcast terrestrially, and with the three radio channels they provide a diverse range of programs, including news, education, and family entertainment. The two satellite channels also offer a varied and versatile program mix. Internationally, NHK offers two television services: NHK WORLD TV and NHK WORLD PREMIUM, and NHK WORLD RADIO JAPAN, which provides news in 18 languages.
Whether it’s sport, shows, music, documentaries or events of all kinds, producing thrilling and evocative images is something PLAZAMEDIA’s Outside Broadcast Production unit does day in, day out. Their OB team has been creating first-rate TV and new media productions for customers around the world for more than 30 years.
Das Erste is the principal publicly owned television channel in Germany. It is a joint production of Germany’s regional public broadcasters acting through, and coordinated by the ARD consortium. All nine of Germany’s regional public-broadcasting organizations contribute to the output of Das Erste and broadcast its programming in a common schedule.
RAI — Radiotelevisione Italiana S.p.A. is the Italian state-owned public service broadcaster controlled by the Ministry of Economic Development. Rai is the biggest television company in Italy. It operates several television channels and radio stations, in digital terrestrial and in several satellite and IPTV offerings.
British Sky Broadcasting Group plc (BSkyB; trading as Sky) is a British satellite broadcasting, broadband and telephony services company headquartered in London, United Kingdom, with operations in the United Kingdom and Ireland. Sky operates the most comprehensive multi-channel, multi-platform television service in the UK and Ireland. Over 10.5 million households across the UK and Ireland enjoy an unprecedented choice of movies, news, entertainment, arts and sports channels.
Eesti Rahvusringhääling (Estonian Public Broadcasting), a legal entity in public law, is a legal successor of Eesti Televisioon and Eesti Raadio, thereby assuming all rights and obligations of Eesti Televisioon and Eesti Raadio. ERR is the member of the European Broadcasting Union (EBU).
SEITSE is an Estonian-oriented and Estonian-language music channel, which plays almost non-stop hits from 80s, 90s and early 2000s. In addition, SEITSE airs more recent songs, news, and popular Jänku Juss cartoons for children.
GlobeCast, a subsidiary of France Telecom, is the leading global provider of content management and worldwide transmission services for professional broadcast delivery. The company operates a secure global satellite and fibre network to manage and transport 10 million hours of video and other rich media each year, providing ingest, aggregation, transmission and repurposing of content for delivery to direct-to-home satellite platforms; cable, IPTV, mobile and broadband headends; as well as corporate and digital signage networks. GlobeCast’s fleet of SNG trucks is deployed globally to support coverage of the biggest news and sporting events each year in SD and HDTV formats.