CONTENT MANAGEMENT & DISTRIBUTION

iN DEMAND has extensive technical resources and a team of experts in New York and Denver capable of seamlessly delivering massive quantities of live and recorded content across a multitude of platforms to an ever-expanding footprint. Our full service organization provides detailed content preparation, expert quality control and distribution to a wide network of cable systems, to the highest standards of quality and reliability.


Video On Demand Content Management

  • Program scheduling of movies and events
  • Metadata preparation
  • Ingestion
  • Encoding
  • Closed captioning services
  • Content is prepared in every industry accepted standard, including SD, HD and 3D and formats such as MPEG-2, H.264, Flash and Windows Media
  • Quality Control assures that content meets required specifications
  • Close coordination with content providers
  • Satellite and terrestrial delivery
  • Tech teams in New York and Denver support content preparation and delivery
  • Disaster recovery in place

VOD Transport Services

iN DEMAND was the pioneer in satellite-delivered content and continues to provide VOD transport for the industry. Click here for more informaiton.


Linear Pay-Per-View Content Management

  • Distribution of events, movies, and sports packages

    Events: 80 live PPV events annually, including high-profile events from the UFC, HBO Boxing, WWE, TNA, and many other boxing, mixed martial arts and ring sports events via nine linear PPV channels.

    Movies and more: PPV Event channels deliver more than 850 taped events and feature films annually via nine linear PPV channels.

    Out-of-market subscription professional sports packages: are carried on a combination of 24 standard definition channels and three high-definition simulcast channels. iN DEMAND distributes approximately 4,500 live games each year via MLB Extra Innings, NBA League Pass, NHL® Center Ice®, MLS Direct Kick.

  • Quality control
  • Playback
  • Closed captioning
  • Encoding
  • Encryption
  • Blackout management
  • Uplink and transmission
  • Monitoring
  • PPV and sports content is managed and delivered from iN DEMAND Broadcast Operations at the CMC (Comcast Media Center) outside of Denver, Colorado

Promotional/Barker Channels

  • iN DEMAND creates and delivers nearly 10,000 promotional TV spots and barker content to affiliates each year, in addition to creating customized spots for local affiliates.
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Satellite Delivery

iN DEMAND currently partners with SES-Americom and the CMC (Comcast Media Center) to deliver our services.

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Affiliate Tech Support

  • Decades of partnership with affiliates in North America and beyond allow for a collaborative, comprehensive distribution experience.
  • Year-round, 24-hour per day, staffed hotline is available for cable affiliate authorization and technical support.
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Technology for the Future

  • Upgraded Master Control now processes increased HD content
  • iN DEMAND developed cable-compatible specs for 3D encoding, QC and distribution
  • iN DEMAND is testing and developing specs for 1080P, MPEG4 and other new codecs for VOD
  • Company is planning advanced satellite uplink modulation schemes, and MPEG4 compression technology for its future linear channel HD distribution needs
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