Planetcast is a key market player in providing technology-led managed services

We provide comprehensive, customized solutions across content management operations and distribution. We are proud that we are held in high esteem in the outsourced distribution and play-out services segment in India.

With a robust track record of nearly two successful decades, we have been offering most agile and state-of-the-art services to broadcasters. We are driven by a passion to help business units build stronger and innovative services. Planetcast's ability to conceptualize, architect and implement new and expanded capabilities allows clients take their business to the next level.

Our uniqueness lies in our ability to assist customers meet complex technical and operational challenges and thereby enhance productivity.

Our cloud-based broadcasting solutions


Cloud-based content management services

Our unique cloud platform technology provides the best offering in this part of the world with its own cloud infrastructure including media content storage, robust architecture of cloud covering the digital media eco-system from acquisition, production management, curating/ post production, content management, formatting/ transcoding, distribution across variety of devices for monetisation of all kinds of contents (viz. premium, professional, user generated etc.), thus creating the first e-market place for digital media. The platform is ideally suited for advertisers, geo-specific deliveries, personalized ad deliveries, the content owners & TV channels etc.

The digital platform is featured with comprehensive software packages including Analytics, Financial & Tax packages for global transactions, Digital Right Management, SLA Management etc.


Cloud Playout

Cloud Playout is a Cloud based Playout Service Platform, designed to help a broadcaster create multiple linear channels from their content library and deliver these at low cost to local distribution platforms. Cloud Playout provides flexibility to upload the content and playlistfrom anywhere, anytime.

Key benefits are

  • Based on OpenStack Cloud Computing
  • Low Operational Cost compared to Traditional Playout
  • Broadcaster has complete Operational Control
  • Remote Content Upload
  • Transparency- Broadcaster can view the content and its status
  • Scalable - Number of Channels and Storage can be increased as required
  • Automated Multi-channel Playout driven by multiple playlists
  • Secure Cloud Based Delivery of Transport Stream to Local Distribution Platform
  • Used as Economical Disaster Recovery Solution


Digital Media Technology Service

These include consulting, design, workflow management, manpower planning, supply of turnkey projects, build-operate-transfer, training and outsourcing complex media technology operations through completely customized offerings.

Planetcast team specializes in transforming a site from the bare shell to state-of-the-art broadcast centre; be it for news, for entertainment or sports or any other television channel. We start engagement with the customer right from planning, system designing to integration, installation, testing, commissioning and final delivery of the project, adhering to agreed timelines and budgets. At the same time, we ensure smooth functioning of the site by providing adequate training to the manpower with hand-holding post completion.

Planetcast 's deep rooted relationship with all the leading equipment manufactures makes our solutions even more flexible and our expert in-house competence ensures the perfect choice of software & hardware for your operation. Planetcast has designed and built some of the major projects in SAARC and SEA markets.


Post Productions Services

Planetcast has recently launched commercial services for post-production in Noida & Singapore facility. The services are complemented with state of the art Media Asset Management solution which streamlines all the processes including.

This includes file transfers inside the facility as well as with organizations outside the facility, with web-based view and SMS & e-mail intimations. Automated workflow with 3rd party solutions including transcoding, file based QC etc. Customized dashboards for various users and much more. We also offer setting up of high-end post production facilities in the customer's premises.

The post production facilities are monitored by the state-of-the-art facility management system, which keeps tracks of vital parameters of the facility right from the incoming raw power to generators, UPS, facility environment, Rack & CPU health with built-in alarm systems (incl. SMS & e-mails) and logging of all monitored parameters.


Content Management

The complex workflows for any media company/ corporates are efficiently managed with highly experienced team of software professionals. We offer provisions for one of the most modern post production facilities, as well as traditional technology systems at various geographical centres including Noida, Mumbai, Kochi and Singapore. The latest addition is going to be an integrated cloud based post production systems.

The flexible system operations provides use of infrastructure with licensed softwares as Apple, Adobe etc. or customers own license from anywhere across the globe (especially designed for poor internet service zones as well).

Rightfrom content and playlist acquisitions, quality checks, on-air frame accurate playouts with complex and dynamic graphical overlays, multipoint monitoring to as-run log delivery to customers, the services are supported with high degree of automation.


Outdoor Media Acquisition and Media/Live Event Coverage

Planetcast has pioneered the concept of outdoor media delivery via satellite in India. It is a leading provider of DSNG & Occasional Use services for News, Sports & special events in SD and HD having developed our expertise with creative solutions with number of years of experience. Maximizing our strategic location within Asia, the content can be delivered to every corner of the world.

We offer DSNG & Occasional services which are flexible, efficient and cost effective. To offer these services effectively PLANETCAST maintains the largest fleet of mobile Uplinking kits & vehicles on SD, HD, 3D platforms, operating on C & Ku band to bring big ticket events (sports, political, cultural, etc.) live to TV viewers. In addition to the above, we also lease out our fleet on long term basis to news channels. We also design, integrate and supply customized OB/ DSNG vans for our customers.


Special Purpose Internet, SATCOM and Broadband Networks

Planetcast provides special purpose networks for variety of applications using its ISP & VSAT services. The major area of our engagement are defence operations, security, infrastructure monitoring and management, water resource management, smart cities applications etc.

We are also capable of provisioning special purpose complex networks for media, IT and telecom services for remote areas and mobile SATCOM network.


Digital Media Distribution Services

The Digital Media Distribution Services are provided via satellite, landlines/ internet and on cloud. The Digital Media Distribution Services in all forms have very high quality of services and being used by premier media houses of the region. Media distribution is accomplished across various domains and regions.

Planetcast has one of the largest teleport networks in India. It has teleports in India (Noida, Mumbai & Kochi) and Singapore (New Tech Park). State-of-the-art technology and a high level of service level delivery are key features of the teleport. These features are attained using a high degree of network redundancy and fail safe mechanisms for discerning customers along with basic (no-frills) services for the smaller players from our various teleportfacilities in India and Singapore.

Planetcast 's end-to-end solutions include uplink, downlink, turn-around and playout services from our advanced, fully automated and redundant teleport facilities. Strategically located at the cross roads of North, West, & South India, our teleports serve for long term and occasional use broadcast clients from around the world.

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Why Planetcast?

Planetcast is an Apollo Global group company. Apollo Global is a global private equity firm

Largest media technology service provider from Asia. We have our Media Hubs and Software Development Centers in India and Singapore

95% of cloud software IP is developed and owned internally

Profitable and capital efficient business model with strong cash flows

More than two decades of experience with stable management team

Employee Strength of more than 1,100 people

Trusted by the world’s leading broadcasters and content providers

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