Broadcast & Live Production

Cloud-based production, playout, and delivery of live broadcasts and events

AWS is the leading choice for broadcasters

AWS offers broadcast customers the broadest and deepest platform for live cloud production, playout, and distribution. Purpose-built media services and solutions enable broadcast-grade live production in the cloud, enhancing viewing experiences through data and analytics and creating new customization and monetization opportunities for live events and 24/7 channels. Broadcast solutions from AWS support the fastest pace of innovation with the most mature cloud platform shared by the largest community of customers and partners.

Accelerate with ready-made solutions and partners

AWS has more than 40 broadcast-validated partners in the AWS Partner Network and works alongside these accredited organizations to ensure that customers can deploy broadcast and live production solutions quickly, easily, and efficiently.

Achieve operational excellence

AWS empowers customers to achieve broadcast at scale with the most elasticity and reliability of any cloud. Industry leaders choose AWS for their most critical broadcast and live production workloads to deliver the world’s biggest events.

Increase agility, efficiency, and reduce costs

By turning to the cloud for live production, newsroom, playout, linear distribution, and advanced advertising applications, AWS customers unlock substantial time and resource savings across the media supply chain.

Purpose-built solutions & services for Broadcast

AWS for M&E reduces barriers to innovation by providing a curated suite of purpose-built services and solutions designed to help organizations create, deliver, and monetize content.

AWS services

Custom-built solutions

  • Linear Distribution on AWS solutions allow you to securely distribute sports, news, and entertainment television content to broadcast transmitters, MVPDs/PayTV operators, affiliates, and OTT providers.
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  • The cloud enables decentralization of production, allowing creative teams to work from just about anywhere and keep broadcast operations agile and innovative.
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  • Playout solutions on AWS help media content owners adopt the newest distribution technology that can scale to meet consumer demand
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Broadcast & Live Production customers

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Broadcast & Live Production customers

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Event Calendar

NAB 2024

APRIL 14-17, 2024
Learn more » AWS @ NAB 2024 demo showcase »

IBC 2024

September 13-16, 2024
Learn more » 2023 IBC Rewind »

re:Invent 2024

DECEMBER 2-6, 2024
Learn more » 2023 re:Invent Rewind »

AWS Partners for Broadcast & Live Production

Discover solutions from an extensive network of industry-leading AWS Partners who have demonstrated technical expertise and customer success in building M&E solutions on AWS.
  • Amagi brings simplicity, advanced automation, and transparency to the entire broadcast operation, be it for traditional TV or next-gen multiscreen platforms.

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  • “Evertz’ Mediator-X and Overture solutions for Media Asset Management, Content Supply Chain, and Linear playout applications running on AWS deliver the scalability, flexibility and operational efficiency demanded by today’s leading broadcasters.”

    - Dan Turow, Vice President of File Based Solutions, Evertz

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  • EVS helps broadcasters and media companies around the world create compelling live storytelling in the most reliable, efficient, and creative way.

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  • “Imagine Aviator is optimized on AWS and uniquely designed so our customers can leverage the full potential of the cloud to easily plan, make and monetize premium-quality content from a single, unified platform.”

    - Steve Reynolds, President, Imagine Communications

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  • As a technology leader and solutions provider, Lumen delivers hybrid networking, cloud connectivity, and security solutions globally.

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  • Ross powers video productions for billions of global viewers daily with the industry’s widest range of smart production solutions.

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  • Vizrt offers solutions that are in regular use by major global media producers using AWS services by harnessing the combined power of software, computing, and networks.

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Consulting partners

AWS Consulting Partners help customers build customized solutions to meet their unique needs.

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AWS for Media Resources

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