NEP Media Services is a service provider on the media market and an enterprise in NEP Group.
NEP is the leading worldwide provider of outsourced production solutions offering technical services for remote production, studio production, video display, host broadcasting, post production, smart asset / media management, multi-screen delivery and end- to-end OTT solutions. NEP’s team of more than 2,200 employees are driven by passion and a focus on technical innovation, and together they have supported productions in over 65 countries on all seven continents. NEP is headquartered in the United States and has offices in 16 countries.
Since its inception in 1997, NEP Media Services has carved out a position as an important operator of contribution networks and head-end services in Scandinavia. The company has extensive experience of TV productions, play-out services, head-end services, monitoring and operating services. Growing rapidly, the company currently has more then 25 employees and it is located under the same roof as NEP Broadcast Services at the Oslo Broadcast Center at Økern. NEP Media Services and NEP Broadcast Services closely in Norway, sharing resources between the companies.
The company's new premises at Økern accommodate facilities that support service development, testing, continuous operations and the monitoring of services. The company has largely focused on operational resilience in the design of the new monitoring center. It meets the requirements for DTT broadcast centers for Norway's digital terrestrial television broadcasts.
NEP Media Services has a flexible, adaptable organization that aims at close cooperation with customers, and prides itself on always delivering in compliance with expectations.
In 2001, NEP Media Services introduced the world's first IP-based contribution network for Norsk Rikstoto (national pari-mutuel betting). Still in operation, this contribution network is an integral part of our overall system. The network was based on SDH capacity from Broadnet, and the infrastructure was developed jointly with Tandberg Television. In 2002, we implemented our first IPTV head-end service for Viasat.
Altogether, NEP Media Services delivers and operates contribution services for about 80 000 hours of television each year. The company is the Nordic countries' largest supplier of contribution services for sports.