RRSat expands its New York metropolitan area fiber connectivity

Two additional POPs are scheduled to launch within the Region 

RRsat Global Communications Network (NASDAQ: RRST), a leading provider of comprehensive content management and global distribution services to the television and radio broadcasting industries announced today the opening of its 111 8th Ave POP (Point of Presence) in New York City, RRsat’s second POP in the New York metropolitan area with a third POP at 60 Hudson St. scheduled to launch in the near future.

These New York City POPs mark the expansion of RRsat’s fiber capabilities, beyond its current POP at 165 Halsey Street in Newark, New Jersey, strengthening the ability for content providers and broadcasters to reach RRsat via fiber and giving them access to the RRsat Global Network with its proven ability to broadcast globally.

“This is an important step forward in expanding our North American and global operations,” said Lior Rival, Vice President, Sales and Marketing, of RRsat. “This second New York area POP, to be followed shortly with the Hudson Street POP, provides us additional access to the US market and enhances our ability to meet the US broadcasting industry's demands for high quality, reliable, and expert services, be it via satellite, fiber, or a combination of the two.”

About RRsat Global Communications Network Ltd.
RRsat Global Communications Network Ltd. (NASDAQ: RRST) provides global, comprehensive, content management and distribution services to the rapidly expanding television and radio broadcasting industries. Through its proprietary “RRsat Global Network,” composed of satellite and terrestrial fiber optic transmission capacity and the public Internet, RRsat is able to offer high-quality and flexible global distribution services for content providers. RRsat's comprehensive content management services include producing and playing out TV content as well as providing satellite newsgathering services (SNG). RRsat concurrently provide these services to more than 550 television and radio channels, covering more than 150 countries. Visit the company's website www.RRsat.com for more information.

Company Contact Information:

Dr. Beth Erez, Sr. Advisor

Tel: +972 8 861 0000

Email: marketing@RRsat.com

Public Relations Contact:

Josh Kail, Vendeloo

Tel: +1 718 522 9873

Email: josh@vendeloo.com

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