Padtec is Rede Globo technological partner for 8K demonstration

TV network Rede Globo from Brazil is carrying out during the Olympic Games the first 8K live transmissions open to public. For this initiative, the channel has selected Padtec as technological partner.


According to Padtec, the Multi-gigabit transmission capacity optical system, design and provided by Padtec, will connect’s datacenter to Museu do Amanhã, where the tests are performed, reported the company in a press release.


The project includes provisions of Padtec’s LightPad platform, which allows aggregating several client signals in a single optical fiber by means of Dense Wavelength Division Multiplexing (DWDM) technology.


Argemiro Souza, business Director of Padtec, said that “LightPad platform was selected for this project because it has support for specific high-resolution video protocols with high transmission capacity. We bring into play our know-how to evaluate the project requirements and proposing the most appropriate technical alternative”.


Employing its team of professional services – which has ample historical operations at major events hosted in the country – Padtec will also be the services arm responsible for implementing the solution into Rede Globo site and for the operation and maintenance of the network during the event.