August 12, 2010

Earthchannel Communications Announces Integration With Tightrope Cablecast

Now virtually any PEG can offer Video OnDemand on their web site and publish directly through their Cablecast system.

EarthChannel Communications, Inc. ( is proud to announce a complete integration solution with Tightrope Media Systems’ ( Cablecast Digital Broadcast products. With this solution in place, Cablecast users can now extend their automation to publish their programs directly to their web site via EarthChannel’s streaming services.

EarthChannel’s media streaming services allow customers to host, publish and index their audio and video programs through a suite of easy to use services at an affordable flat-rate price. With no software to install, publishers can fully manage their OnDemand and Live streams through EarthChannel’s SaaS online software.

For PEG Channels that don’t have the bandwidth or infrastructure to host their own Video OnDemand, the Tightrope integration allows the Cablecast system to utilize EarthChannel’s robust media streaming solutions. Now virtually any PEG can offer VOD and Live Video on their web site and publish directly through their Cablecast system.

Tightrope Media Systems’ Cablecast is a sophisticated local cable station automation system that can be completely operated from a web browser. Tightrope has automated virtually all functions for you, making Cablecast ideal for organizations that want a single system where operators are never asked to enter the same information twice.

About Earthchannel Communications
EarthChannel Communications, Inc. is an employee owned debt free and organically funded corporation that has been a leading pioneer in media streaming and indexing since is founding in 1995. Municipalities, school boards and public media access centers across the United States make use of EarthChannel’s media streaming solutions. You can reach EarthChannel at 678-935-9103 or visit them on the web at

Media Contact:
Michael Ashby
678-935-9103 x1002

About Tightrope Media Systems
Founded in 1997, Tightrope Media Systems is the pioneer of web-centric digital signage and audiovisual head end automation. Its award winning systems are used across North America in governments, hospitals, universities, businesses, schools and community television stations. You can reach Tightrope Media Systems at (866) 866-4118 or visit them on the web at

Media Contact:
Andrew Starks


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