Maryland Public Television has deployed a Utah Scientific Utah-400 Series 2 hybrid enterprise router at the core of its recent facility upgrade, the company announced.
The new router will enable the broadcaster to make an “inevitable” migration to IP operations, said Chuck Heffner, VP or broadcast systems. However, like many broadcasters, Maryland Public Television doesn’t have the resources “to make a wholesale, overnight switch to IP,” he said.
The hybrid IP-baseband design of the router was one of the reasons the broadcaster selected the new switcher.
The Utah-400 replaces two legacy routers that were about 17 years old.
Systems integrator Digital Video Group designed, sold and installed the router.
More information is available on the Utah Scientific website.