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Wednesday 25th February 2015: London: Dawson, the leading manufacturer of Ka-band satellite antenna and provider of integrated broadcast transmission solutions, were delighted to work with the live event and production company Jackshoot to provide coverage of the annual BRIT awards at the 02 Arena in London.


Using their Mercedes Vito vehicle which had been fully transformed and integrated by Dawson in to a mobile transmission and communication hub, Jackshoot provided an essential role in distributing the worldwide webcast of the BRIT Awards 2015 via Youtube.
The live stream, on behalf of production company Somethin Else and their client the BPI ,ran for 3 hours and included a pre-show content reel, plus additional bespoke content playing out for the international audience during the UK TV ad breaks.


Simon Haywood, of Jackshoot noted, “ at such an important event as the BRITS, we wanted to make sure we could rely on our transmission infrastructure. Working with KA-sat and using our Dawson antenna, ensured we had complete confidence in our ability to deliver.”

BRIT Awards 2015

BRIT Awards 2015

Ian Dawson, Managing Director of Dawson said “ we are delighted to be working with Jackshoot on so many projects. Once again, we are very happy with the success of our solutions in a live broadcast environment and pleased that Jackshoot were able to use them to provide global distribution of the BRIT awards.”
This year the BRIT Awards had a stellar line up for 2015 with performances from international big hitters Madonna, Taylor Swift and Kanye West joining the strong homegrown talent of Ed Sheeran, Sam Smith and Paloma Faith at the ceremony held at The O2 Arena in London.


About Jack Shoot

Jackshoot is a highly skilled and experienced team that capture and deliver their client’s content to any digital platform. Using traditional broadcast & professional capture techniques and innovative communications solutions, Jackshoot offers reliable and cost effective solutions to originate, capture and distribute our client’s digital assets…..Shoot – Edit – Broadcast


For further information:

Simon Haywood


Tel: +44 8456 521 631



About Dawson

Dawson is one of the largest manufacturers of KA band mobile satellite antennas in Europe and provides a range of innovative vehicle based transmission solutions for broadcast, emergency services, military, broadband and IP usage. With headquarters in the West of England, Dawson has been at the forefront of antenna design for over 18 years. Approved for use by Eutelsat and other satellite owners, Dawson’s auto acquire antenna is one of the fastest deploying in the marketplace and does not require a satellite engineer. Dawson also provides clients and channel partners in the U.K., Europe and the U.S.A. with a full range of mobile transmission equipment and end to end broadcast and communication solutions through its KASE and Flat Packed Truck product range.


For further information:
Ian Dawson
Tel: +44 1789 765 850