Fox Sports Latin America selects Aldea Solutions for its HD network in the Americas

Aldea's HD fibre transmission services will interconnect Fox Sports Latin America centres
in the US, Mexico and Argentina.

MONTREAL, April 8 /CNW Telbec/ - Aldea Solutions Inc. today announced that it has completed the deployment of the Fox Sports Latin America HD network.

Aldea was recently selected by Fox Sports Latin America to provide a turnkey HD fibre video solution to interconnect Fox Sports' HD production and transmission facilities in Los Angeles, Mexico City and Buenos Aires.

"For several years now Aldea has provided Fox Sports Latin America with flexible and high quality fibre transport services on a consistent basis" says Jim Ganley, COO of Fox Sports Latin America. "Competitive pricing, flexibility in presenting various scenarios to match our business objectives and their expertise with HD sports transmissions were all key elements in the decision to award Aldea this project", added Mr. Ganley.

The Fox Sports' network uses the high-capacity HD fibre network recently deployed by Aldea across the Americas and Europe. For this project Aldea has installed state-of-the-art HD encoding/decoding and transport equipment, a technology that was successfully deployed for the live transmissions of the FIFA World Cup last year. The new HD network is expected to be in full operation by the end of April.

"We are proud that Fox Sports continues to extend their confidence in our international services to transport their new HD sports content" said Lionel Bentolila, CEO at Aldea. Aldea's all fiber video network has been specifically designed to provide broadcasters and content owners with a high bandwidth, high reliability and low signal latency transmission platform for their most demanding applications.

About ALDEA (www.aldea.tv)

Aldea Solutions Inc. is a leading provider of broadcast-quality video services and solutions for the television and media industries. The Company provides end-to-end worldwide transmission services using fibre facilities. As well as the extensive connectivity throughout the America's, Aldea's own network extends into Europe with dedicated fibre connectivity into London, Spain and France as well as partner agreements for fibre and teleport services into the Nordic region.

The Aldea video network covers 20 cities and 13 countries: Atlanta, Miami, New York, Washington D.C, Los Angeles, Toronto, Montreal (Canada), Mexico City, Guadalajara, Monterrey (Mexico), Lima (Peru), Caracas (Venezuela), Sao Paolo (Brazil), Panama City (Panama), Santiago (Chile), Buenos Aires (Argentina), Bogota (Colombia), Paris (France), London (UK) and Madrid (Spain).

Aldea is a fully owned subsidiary of Marcatel www.marcatel.com.

SOURCE Aldea Solutions Inc.

For further information:

Aldea Solutions Inc.
Karen McCone
Vice President, Marketing & Technology
Tel: (514) 344-5432
Fax: (514) 344-5439
karen.mccone@aldea.tv


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