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NEP Europe standardizes on Grass Valley 4K cameras for all new mobile production units Montreal, November 2016: NEP Europe has announced its commitment to purchase all Grass Valley native 4K cameras for its new trucks that are currently under construction. NEP Europe has been relying on cameras from Grass Valley for...
TVC supplies two DSNG trucks to Kuwait Television Šiauliai, Lithuania, November 2016 : TVC has worked with Cogent Technologies to build two DSNG trucks for Kuwait TV to strengthen the broadcaster’s news-gathering facilities. Lithuanian systems integrator TVC in...
LiveU proves mission critical for record-breaking US election coverage Hackensack, N.J., November 2016: LiveU covered every mile of the road to U.S. Election Day 2016 culminating with record-breaking numbers for the company on Election Day: 1,800 portable transmission packs in use, nearly 8,000 hours of streaming, and 212 equipment rentals. LiveU played a central...
SABC chooses Satcom-On-The-Move technology for its SNG trucks Johannesburg, November 2016: Subsequent to an enduring technology evaluation for its needs for contribution of news from any corner of South Africa, SABC has settled on the latest Satcom-On-The-Move (SOTM) technology for its Satellite News Gathering (SNG) Vehicles available on the market....
ACTAMEDYA produces live broadcast of the 38th Intercontinental Istanbul Marathon  Istanbul, November 2016: Thousands of runners took part in last weekend's 38th Vodafone Istanbul Marathon which was produced for television by ACTAMEDYA. Both TRT and NTV Sport broadcast the live signal. In order to...
Tata Communications joins forces with Constantin Medien AG to create a media hub in Germany  London, UK, November 2016: Tata Communications and Constantin Medien, an international media company specialising in sports, entertainment and event marketing have announced the creation of a new media hub in Germany. It will offer content delivery, management, storage and computing...
ITN and Getty Images announce exclusive global distribution partnership  London, November, 2016 : ITN, the UK’s leading supplier of independent broadcast news has agreed a multi-year partnership with Getty Images, a world leader in visual communication, to license and distribute its award-winning news archive around the world from mid-2017. The...
C-COM files second patent for phased array antenna technology Ottawa, November 2016: C-COM Satellite Systems Inc., the leading global provider of mobile auto-deploying satellite antenna systems, has announced that it has developed a patent pending technology to be used with its next generation in-motion phased array antennas....
Levira takes delivery of modern OB van for use in northern Europe Tallinn, Estonia, November 2016:  This is Levira’s third OB truck, designed mainly for medium and large productions but also suitable for low-budget projects thanks to its flexible cost-effectiveness and configuration....
ACTAMEDYA expands its UHD production, covering two soccer matches in a week  Istanbul, November 2016: The broadcast services company, ACTAMEDYA, is increasing its Ultra HD coverage of international soccer. It recently produced in the same week the transmission of two major games in the UEFA Champions League and Europa League....
Al Aan TV holds a celebration in Dubai for its 10th anniversary  Dubai, November 2016: [Source: Al Aan]  Al Aan TV has celebrated the 10th anniversary of its launch, where they marked the past 10 years delivering real entertainment and real news catered to the family households in the region. The anniversary celebration sought to mark a decade of...
Globecast to launch new Euronews HD channel at Eutelsat HOTBIRD position  Paris, November 2016: Globecast has been contracted by Euronews, the most-watched international news channel in Europe to bring its new HD channel to viewers across Europe, North Africa and the Middle East. The channel’s world-first launch in HD from Eutelsat’s HOTBIRD video...
US elections generate unprecedented international interest in AP Global Media Services Washington DC, November 2016:  International media interest in the 2016 US presidential election has hit unprecedented levels, with the Associated Press seeing a 20 percent increase in bookings for its live broadcast facilities at the Democratic and Republican national conventions compared...
Our Media offers newsgathering and TV production services in Dubai  Dubai, October 2016 : Equipped with live broadcast studios, SNG uplink facilities and ENG crews, Our Media production company is providing foreign broadcasters in Dubai with newsgathering services. New to promoting itself on TVZ,...
OnScene.tv uses JVC's new camera to deliver faster breaking news Wayne, NJ, October 2016: [Source: JVC] OnScene.tv is using the JVC GY-HM850 ProHD camera to shoot and deliver breaking news footage faster than the competition, according to JVC Professional Video. Anthony Carrasco, operations director for the OnScene.tv San Diego branch, said the...
Telespazio and Eutelsat partner on driving HD and UHD growth  Paris, Rome, October 2016 : Eutelsat Communications and Telespazio are strengthening their long-standing strategic partnership with a new agreement that sets the stage for growth of higher resolution video channels at Eutelsat’s HOTBIRD video neighbourhood....
Multimedia journalists trained in Georgia thanks to Eurovision Academy Geneva, October 2016: Georgian Member GPB's second masterclass in multimedia journalism developed by the Eurovision Academy has just finished in Tblisi. 24 journalists have undergone 25 days of training since the course was established in...
StudiGo mobile interview studio, enabled by LiveU, transforms live guest experience Hackensack, NJ, October 2016:  LiveU has helped power StudiGo, an innovative mobile interview facility that brings the broadcast studio to guest commentators, allowing for easy and immediate studio access. When breaking news happens, news organizations have to send out crews and obtain...
Newstag to provide tailored news bulletins to online publishers Stockholm, October 2016:  Newstag – the award-winning video news service – has announced plans to launch a business-to-business news service designed to offer online publishers and telecommunications (TELCOS) companies bespoke, broadcast-quality ready-to-air news programmes....
C-COM receives type approval from Telenor Satellite for its Ka-band antennas Ottawa, October 2016: C-COM Satellite Systems Inc., the leading global provider of mobile auto-deploying satellite antenna systems, has announced that it has received type approval for its iNetVu® Driveaway and Flyaway antenna systems from Telenor Satellite, a major satellite provider of...
Turkish news agency covers the military operation in Mosul Mosul, October 2016: Dogan News Agency (DHA) has sent live transmission facilities to the Mosul area to cover the Iraqi military operation against ISIS. DHA - which is new to promoting its services on TVZ - is offering live shots...
LiveU deployed to cover one of the world’s toughest races Hackensack, N.J., October 2016:  Swedish communications company Spocks Family , which specialises in storytelling for video production, turned to LiveU to bring the complete 2016 ÖTILLÖ Swimrun World Championship live in high quality to online viewers. The LiveU technology and...
BT Sport produces world's first all-IP 4K broadcast with Arena Television  Montreal, October 2016:  [Source: Grass Valley] BT Sport is a well-known sports broadcast network, with exclusive live rights to top flight football and rugby in the UK. Seeing the exciting potential in 4K/UHD technology and wanting to deliver the very best experience for its viewers,...
Broadcast facilities in Bosnia are available for hire from Hayat TV Sarajevo, October 2016: The leading independent TV station in Bosnia and Herzegovina, Hayat TV, is offering to hire out some of its production and uplink transmission facilities to outside companies. Clients who wish to cover set...
Dutch broadcast services company advertises SNG truck for sale Netherlands, October 2016: Videolink, which owns two SNG uplink trucks, is selling one of the vehicles due to broadcasters in Holland increasingly switching from satellite to cellular transmissions. Peter Dokman, managing director of...
Broadcast Solutions supplies OB van to Czech Republic for soccer coverage  Prague, October 2016:  With the contract for broadcasting the Czech premier football league granted to O2 Czech Republic, the mobile network company commissioned Broadcast Solutions GmbH with building an OB Van, especially for this purpose, plus a supporting van....
One-touch integration to Facebook Live now available with LiveU Solo  Hackensack, N.J., October 2016 — LiveU has announced that its LiveU Solo wireless solution now offers one-touch integration to Facebook Live. LiveU Solo seamlessly brings HD live streams to Facebook Live streamers such...
Thai PBS improves cost efficiencies and video quality with Aviwest's DMNG equipment   Saint Grégoire, France, October 2016:  Thai Public Broadcasting Service (TPBS) has chosen AVIWEST's cellular video transmission equipment for its newsgathering operations. The equipment includes the DMNG RACK180 advanced hybrid contribution video encoder, DMNG StreamHub...
Record number of news items exchanged on Asiavision  Kuala Lumpur, October 2016: Asiavision (AVN), the ABU’s daily news exchange network, has set a new monthly record for the number of news items exchanged. Members of the Asiavision Coordinators Meeting in Langkawi were told that in July more than 1500 items were exchanged for the...
EBU and FISA renew media rights partnership for rowing events Geneva, October 2016: The EBU and the World Rowing Federation (FISA) have agreed on a four-year renewal of all European media rights from 2017-2020 for rowing’s premier world and European events. This agreement includes the...
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