Category Archives: News 2014

Best LIVE Webcast – vote for us!

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SIS LIVE is very excited to announce we are nominated for Best Live Webcast in Streaming Media’s Readers Choice Awards … Read more

NAB round up and videos

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SIS LIVE has just returned from the NAB exhibition in Las Vegas. BroadcastShowTV, who were doing the rounds at the … Read more

SIS LIVE collaborates with BSI

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Satellite product design specialist SIS LIVE and wireless technologies expert Broadcast Sports, Inc. (BSI) have collaborated on SIS LIVE’s latest … Read more

Six new DriveForce SNGs for Sky News

SIS LIVE DriveForce vehicle mounted antennae in production for Sky News

SIS LIVE is pleased to announce its agreement with Sky News for the provision of six new Satellite Newsgathering (SNG) … Read more

SIS LIVE uplinks The Jump

SIS LIVE uplinks The Jump for Channel 4

Channel 4’s new series The Jump came to its thrilling conclusion on the 3rd February and SIS LIVE was there … Read more

47 satellite systems in build

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SIS LIVE’s production department in Milton Keynes has been a veritable hive of activity of late, with the company’s in-house … Read more

SIS LIVE achieves ISO9001:2008

SIS LIVE achieves ISO9001:2008

SIS LIVE is proud to announce its achievement of ISO9001:2008 certification, recognising its robust approach to quality management, specifically in … Read more

ManPak100 launches at CABSAT 2014

SIS LIVE launches ManPak100 at CABSAT 2014

SIS LIVE, will be exhibiting the latest developments to its innovative product portfolio at CABSAT 2014. On display will be … Read more

Major satellite deal with Sky Sports

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SIS LIVE is pleased to announce its new agreement with Sky Sports News for the provision of satellite capacity for … Read more

First of 18 Ka Band trucks to ITV/ITN

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SIS LIVE is pleased to announce the completion and delivery of the first vehicle as part of its seven year … Read more

Nelson Mandela

SIS LIVE RF and uplink services for BBC

The 5th December 2013 is a date that will go down in history as the day that Nelson Mandela, South … Read more

Stargazing at new heights

SIS LIVE films Aurora Borealis over Norway for BBC Stargazing LIVE 2014 Credit: Katja Ogrin/EMPICS Entertainment

In January SIS LIVE provided outside broadcast and uplink facilities for the fourth series of BBC’s Stargazing LIVE 2014. Between … Read more

Stormy Sky News

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SIS LIVE uplink crews are not unfamiliar with finding themselves in hazardous situations in pursuit of breaking news stories. Covering … Read more

2014 starts with a bang

SIS LIVE covers 2014 new years fireworks celebrations in London and Edinburgh Hogmanay

Happy New Year to everyone, and here’s to 2014. London ushered in 2014 with yet another awe-inspiring fireworks display over … Read more

Sports Personality of the Year 2013

SIS LIVE delivers BBC Sport's Personality of the Year 2013

This year marks the 60th year of the BBC Sports Personality of the Year awards ceremony, broadcast live from the … Read more

The 2013 Rory Peck Awards

Finalists with Christiane Amanpour and James Mates

Wednesday 20th November saw the work of some of the most talented freelance filmmakers screened at a special awards event … Read more

Record breaking with Red Bull (video)

SIS LIVE delivers Red Bull Revolutions in Sound 2013

**New ‘behind the scenes’ video added below, enjoy the interactive presentation here** SIS LIVE has worked with the … Read more

Ka Band SNG contract with ITV & ITN

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Leading connectivity expert SIS LIVE has signed new contracts with ITV and ITN for the supply of satellite newsgathering (SNG) … Read more

Capturing McCoy’s Magical Moment

SIS LIVE captures historic 4000th win for AP McCoy

Bookmakers across the country were besieged by punters as AP ‘Tony’ McCoy finally clinched a record-breaking 4,000th career win on … Read more

New iDirect hub and IP service launch

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SIS LIVE has announced the installation of a brand new iDirect hub at MediaCityUK, Salford. This will operate from SIS … Read more

SIS to withdraw from OB market

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Following a strategic review of its Outside Broadcasting activities, Satellite Information Services Limited (SIS) has taken a decision to withdraw … Read more

Shakespeare’s Henry VI live stream

SIS LIVE streams Shakespeare's Henry VI with the Globe, the Space and Sparkly Light

On Saturday 24th August SIS LIVE supported the broadcast of a very special rendition of William Shakespeare’s Henry VI plays. … Read more

Product Partners sign up

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The SIS LIVE Product Partner Programme was launched at IBC this year and is already generating significant interest, we are … Read more

Most exciting America’s Cup ever

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The 34th America’s Cup came to its dramatic conclusion in San Francisco Bay on 25th September with ORACLE Team USA … Read more

Promming with SIS LIVE

SIS LIVE delivers the BBC Proms from the Royal Albert Hall in 2013

The Proms is a world-famous series of classic concerts staged predominantly at the Royal Albert Hall in London, running from … Read more

Ultra HD/4K uplinking for Sky

SIS LIVE DriveForce uplink transmits Ultra HD for Sky

Satellite connectivity expert SIS LIVE has been working with Sky to explore and develop the technology used to transmit ultra … Read more

America’s Cup Finals

SIS LIVE Onboard Camera systems at the America's Cup

SIS LIVE has supported America’s Cup Television (ACTV) in the broadcast of the America’s Cup World Series, a prestigious series … Read more

SIS LIVE at the London Anniversary Games

SIS LIVE at London Anniversary Games Usain Bolt celebration

Having worked alongside both the BBC and Channel 4 in the broadcasts of London 2012 we were back again at … Read more

Our Partner Programme launch at IBC

SIS LIVE ManPak VSAT at IBC 2013

Outside broadcast, satellite uplink and product design specialist SIS LIVE returns to IBC to exhibit its products and promote its … Read more

uPod Ibiza transmissions

SIS LIVE uPod uplink transmits Radio 1 from Ibiza

On 2nd and 3rd August BBC Radio 1 travelled to Ibiza to transmit a weekend of live action from the … Read more

92Live with Sky Sports

SIS LIVE uplinks support Sky Sports News 92 Live coverage

Sky Sports News HD embarked on an ambitious mission to broadcast live from every one of the 92 Premier and … Read more

The SIS LIVE Royal Baby Infogram

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Our SIS LIVE satellite uplink fleet has been busy delivering news coverage of the Royal birth of Prince George Alexander … Read more

SIS LIVE at Glastonbury Festival

SIS LIVE at Glastonbury 2013

After a break in 2012 for the Olympics (and to give the Worthy Farm cow’s ears a rest) the 31st … Read more

Game, set and match at Wimbledon

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BBC Sport’s host coverage of The Wimbledon Championships continued in 2013, maintaining its tradition of delivering high quality, compelling and … Read more

Team Trainee

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SIS LIVE has introduced a new trainee programme to identify potential and develop key skills needed in the outside broadcasting … Read more

SIS LIVE at Airport Live

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The BBC’s groundbreaking series Airport Live took viewers behind the scenes at the world’s busiest airport. Unprecedented levels of access … Read more

Pompeii LIVE

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On 18th and 19th June SIS LIVE delivered the first ever live cinema event produced by the British Museum from … Read more

Cartier Queen’s Cup Polo

SIS LIVE Uplinks at Cartier Queen's Cup Polo 2013

On Sunday 16th June Cartier Queen’s Cup Polo reached its thrilling conclusion, with Zacara beating El Remanso by 15 – … Read more

Rain Does Not Stop Play at Queens

SIS LIVE Outside broadcast and uplinks from Queens Tennis 2013

The Queen’s Club Championships, now the Aegon Championships, is an annual ATP tournament for male tennis players held on grass … Read more

SIS LIVE at Dambusters’ 70th Anniversary

SIS LIVE at Dambusters 70th Anniversary

On 16th May SIS LIVE supported the BBC in the creation of a special programme which paid tribute to the … Read more

A Very Illustrious One Show

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On 9th May a very special edition of the BBC’s One Show was broadcast, joining the Royal Navy in remembrance … Read more

Bloomin’ Marvellous in Chelsea

SIS LIVE at the Chelsea Flower Show

The Chelsea Flower Show is the largest and most exalted of Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) events, taking place over five … Read more

Helping Heroes

SIS LIVE live stream of royal Help for Heroes event

At 11am on Monday 20th May SIS LIVE delivered a very special Royal broadcast for the Help for Heroes Charity. … Read more

The State Opening of Parliament 2013

SIS LIVE at the State Opening of Parliament 2013

The State Opening of Parliament was filmed this year in full HD and broadcast simultaneously across three channels – BBC … Read more

Badminton Horse Trials

SIS LIVE at Badminton Horse Trials 2013

SIS LIVE has recently been on site at the 2013 Badminton Horse Trials delivering coverage for BBC Sport and FEI … Read more

Emmy-nomination for America’s Cup

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SIS LIVE, outside broadcast, special cameras and RF solutions specialist, has supported America’s Cup Television (ACTV) in the broadcast of … Read more

London Marathon 2013

SIS LIVE at the London Marathon 2013

SIS LIVE Outside Broadcasts (formerly BBC Outside Broadcasts) has been involved with the broadcast of the London Marathon since it … Read more

Leaving Las Vegas

SIS LIVE at NAB Show 2013

SIS LIVE has just returned from the NAB exhibition in Las Vegas. BroadcastShowTV, who were doing the rounds at the … Read more

SIS LIVE’s ModelCam for Topshop

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Have you ever wondered what it would be like to be a model on a catwalk? At 3pm on Sunday … Read more

Developing Talent

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SIS is always looking to be one step ahead of the game not only in innovation, technology and equipment but … Read more

Dancing On Ice 2013

SIS LIVE at ITV's Dancing On Ice 2013

From 6th January to 11th March 2013 the new season of Dancing On Ice graced our TV screens. One of … Read more

Sports Personality of the Year

SIS LIVE at Sports Personality of the Year 2012

It’s 10.26pm on the 16th December 2012 and nearly 17,000 people sit expectantly and excitedly in the Excel Centre, London. … Read more

4K content acquisition trials

SIS LIVE Trials 4K content acquisition

SIS LIVE has put together a working group to explore the technology and workflows required to deliver live, 4K, multi-camera … Read more

BBC Stargazing LIVE 2013

SIS LIVE at Jodrell Bank for BBC Stargazing LIVE 2013

In January SIS LIVE provided outside broadcast and uplink facilities for the third series of BBC’s Stargazing LIVE 2013. Between … Read more

Because we’re worth it

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At 7.30pm on 18th December SIS LIVE provided OB, uplink and internet streaming facilities for clients L’Oreal for their special … Read more

SIS LIVE rings in 2013

SIS LIVE rings in 2013 with New year's coverage

Happy New Year to everyone, and here’s to 2013 which looks like being an exciting year for the broadcast world.

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Wrapping up Christmas on the BBC

SIS LIVE - Christmas Day in Bristol 2012

SIS LIVE warms up again this year to deliver comprehensive outside broadcast coverage across a range of Christmas programming on … Read more

On the Road with the One Show

SIS LIVE's OB7 vehicle at BBC TVC for The One Show Children In Need special

SIS LIVE was involved with the BBC’s Children In Need coverage, delivering outside broadcast facilities for a week of One … Read more

100 years of Royal Variety

SIS LIVE at the Royal Variety Performance 2012

This year marks the 100th anniversary of the Royal Variety Performance. The show aired  on 3rd December, on ITV 1 … Read more

SIS LIVE at the Rory Peck Awards

SIS LIVE at the Rory Peck Awards 2012

Tonight will see the work of some of the most talented freelance filmmakers screened at a special awards event held … Read more

SIS LIVE fully Ka-Capable

SIS LIVE's Ka Band capable DriveForce

SIS LIVE is at the forefront of Ka band development in the UK, developing new products and working with all … Read more

SIS LIVE stream Alabama Shakes

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This Saturday 17th November SIS LIVE was at the Forum in Kentish Town, London delivering outside broadcast services for clients … Read more

Nominated at the RTS Craft Awards

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We’re proud to announce our SIS LIVE & ACEA on-board camera teams were nominated in Multi camera category of this … Read more

Dara O’Briain’s Science Club

SIS LIVE at Dara O'Briain's Science Club

Dara O’Briain returns to BBC2 this autumn with a new show which combines science and entertainment and unravels the mysteries … Read more

SIS LIVE at Freeze Festival

SIS LIVE at the Freeze Festival

This Friday and Saturday 26/27th October Battersea Power Station played host to Freeze Festival, an event of epic proportions sponsored … Read more

Emmerdale: When LIVE is a drama

SIS LIVE at Emmerdale LIVE 2012

On 17th October SIS LIVE helped deliver live episodes of Emmerdale.  Great reviews were received from the general … Read more

SIS and SIS LIVE at Leaders Summit 2012

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Sports rights holders and broadcasters got close-up and personal with SIS at the prestigious Leaders Sports Summit at Chelsea FC.
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IBC-ing you: SIS LIVE at IBC

SIS LIVE's stand at IBC 2012 featuring DriveForce, PlexSIS, ManPak, RouteCase and more

Over the last week representatives from SIS LIVE were out in Amsterdam at IBC 2012 demonstrating exciting developments to the … Read more

SIS LIVE stream flying string quartet

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Is it a bird? Is it a plane? No, it’s a flying string quartet. At 18:55 tonight (Wednesday 22nd August) … Read more

SIS LIVE’s Tour De France Trailer

SIS LIVE film Bradley Wiggins at the Tour de France 2012

On 22nd July Bradley Wiggins became the first Briton to win the Tour de France in its 109 year history, … Read more

Diggin’ It! Flag Fen archaeological Dig

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Flag Fen is a Bronze Age site near Peterborough which holds impressively well-preserved structures and artifacts from an ancient civilization. … Read more

Supporting NHK’s Super hi-vision team

SIS LIVE supports the NHK super hi-vision team

Super hi-vision is one of the new technologies being showcased this summer, with selected events, including the Opening and Closing … Read more

SIS LIVE Teleparty 2012

Fireworks to celebrate SIS LIVE's Teleport MediaCityUK facility opening

If you were in the vicinity of MediaCityUK on the evening of Thursday 12th July and saw explosions in the … Read more

A classical HD YouTube stream

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On Tuesday 19th June at 8pm, SIS LIVE became part of internet history, delivering the first live high definition (HD) … Read more

SIS LIVE broadcasts EURO 2012

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Despite the disappointment of last night (if you’re English, that is), SIS LIVE’s teams are still in place all over … Read more

Diamond Days

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As the bunting comes down after an immensely successful weekend of events for the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee, SIS LIVE celebrates … Read more

At the Isle of Man TT 2012

SIS LIVE at the Isle of Mann TT Races

Preview coverage of the Isle of Man TT begins today, Thursday 31st May, and the SIS LIVE team of specialists … Read more

UEFA Europa League Cup Final

SIS LIVE cover Europa Cup Final 2012

On Wednesday 9th May, the National Arena in Bucharest, Romania opened it’s doors to over 52,000 Athletic Bilbao and Atlético … Read more

SIS LIVE at NAB 2012

MD Dave Meynell talks about DriveForce, ManPak, uPak and uPod

Now the dust from NAB 2012 has settled over Las Vegas and the various SIS LIVE representatives and equipment have … Read more

SIS LIVE BAFTA Nomination

SIS LIVE nominated in categories

We are delighted to announce that the Royal Wedding coverage which SIS LIVE played a major role in over a … Read more

50 million viewers in just 4 days

Wales v France in the Six Nations 2012

If you were watching TV last weekend there is a strong likelihood that you were watching SIS LIVE in action. … Read more

SIS LIVE in the Middle East

SIS LIVE at CABSAT 2012

At the end of Feb representatives from SIS LIVE’s commercial and engineering teams were sent out to Dubai to man … Read more

SIS LIVE at the Carling Cup Final

Liverpool 3-2 Cardiff City (on penalties)

The lights of the Wembley stadium glow, the crowd is hushed, breathlessly expectant. A solitary figure in blue walks slowly … Read more

Cross Country Skiing – Extreme RF

SIS LIVE Comms team delivery RF connectivity in extreme conditions

From January to March 2012 SIS LIVE are covering the high endurance Cross Country Skiing races in the Ski Classics … Read more

The SIS LIVE in-flight movie

At the Filming of Bomber Command TV programme

The SIS LIVE special cameras team were recently involved in the creation of a very special programme, which would see … Read more

SIS LIVE mingle with the stars

SIS LIVE at BBC Stargazing 2012

In January 2012 SIS LIVE was stationed near the diverse cities of Macclesfield and Cape Town providing outside broadcast and … Read more

SIS behind you!

SIS LIVE at the PriceWaterhouseCooper Panto 2012

Although Christmas may be a distant memory to many of us, the merry spirit of generosity is still alive and … Read more

The Great Edinburgh Cross Country

Kiprop wins the BUPA Great Edinburgh X Country Race 2012

SIS LIVE was at Holyrood Park in Edinburgh to provide OB and uplink services for a series of international cross … Read more

SIS LIVE bring you 2012, in full HD

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Happy New Year to everyone, and here’s to 2012 which looks like being an exciting year for the broadcast world.

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Wishing you an OB Christmas!

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The festive season is always a busy time in the world of television, as families gather round their … Read more

Laughing all the way from London to Birmingham

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On 16th December some of the funniest people in the UK, and host Jonathan Ross, gathered for the annual British … Read more

A Spoonful of Shuga

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The stars of MTV Staying Alive Foundations’s smash-hit Kenyan youth drama Shuga spoke live from their studio in Nairobi, Kenya … Read more

SIS LIVE on the Road with 1Xtra

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The 1st December, was the climax of the Radio 1Xtra tour and SIS LIVE were on hand to deliver broadcast … Read more

SIS LIVE provide coverage of the Rory Peck Awards

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Last night SIS LIVE were in attendance at the Rory Peck Awards, an annual event which takes place at the … Read more

Satellite and Broadcast Innovations

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Watch the video and see SIS LIVE’s managing director, David Meynell, talk about our market-leading satellite and broadcast product range … Read more

SIS LIVE integrates NewTek’s Mini LiveMan for European Tour

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SIS LIVE recently provided integration services for NewTek, creating the first HD Live Production vehicle ever made in a compact … Read more

SIS LIVE Paris cover Champions and Europa League matches

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SIS LIVE Paris is back for the Champions and Europa League 2011/2012 season covering matches all over Europe with CANAL+. … Read more

Watch your radio – SIS LIVE film Red Hot Chilli Peppers for BBC Radio

Red Hot Chilli Peppers at Koko, Camden, London

At 8.30pm on Friday 2nd September Red Hot Chilli Peppers took to the stage at the Koko venue in Camden, … Read more

SIS LIVE cover Mercedes Live Event

SIS LIVE at Mercedes Live Race

SIS LIVE were providing coverage of the recent race competition between 13-time F1 winner David Coulthard and 6 members of … Read more

28 Nights at the Proms

Live from the Royal Albert Hall

SIS LIVE is currently in residence at the Royal Albert Hall in London providing coverage of the BBC Proms. With … Read more