TV3 will provide footage and live show's using Aldea's fiber
transmission facilities from London.
MONTREAL, July 31, 2012 /CNW Telbec/ - TV3, the primary television
channel of Catalan public broadcaster Televisió de Catalunya, announced
today that they have selected Aldea Solutions Inc to deliver their
occasional use transmissions from Aldea's facilities at Marshgate Lane,
for coverage of the Olympic Games in London.
TV3 is a television station that prioritizes quality and innovation and
seeks to promote a distinctive style in its content while trying to
reach the maximum possible number of viewers. For this event TV3 will
be delivering content to three of their channels; TV3, 3/24 and Esport3
the dedicated sports channel of TV3.
From the position at Marshgate Lane Aldea offer broadcasters a fantastic
back drop of the Olympic Stadium, the Aquatics Centre and the Olympic
Orbit. Aldea provides multi format services in either HD or SD with
onward worldwide delivery using either fibre or satellite. Additional
facilities also include production office accommodations, internet and
FTP services upon request, as well as dedicated on-site catering and
"We chose Aldea because of their outstanding technical facilities and
services that they are offering TV3 and all at very competitive prices.
They have an excellent location at Marshgate Lane, and have shown
professionalism and efficiency in managing our requirements" said Ms.
Lourdes Aixerch, Sports Producer for TV3.
Lionel Bentolila, Aldea's CEO, added: "We are very pleased to be
selected by TV3 for delivery of their Olympic Coverage requirements. We
will be closely managing the event with an experienced technical
support team at Marshgate Lane, as well as a dedicated 24/7 operations
and monitoring team at our headquarters in Montreal, Canada".
TV3 plan to transmit multiple live stand-up transmissions from Marshgate
Lane which will be delivered to TV3's studios in Spain using Aldea's
Aldea Solutions, Inc. is a leading provider of services and solutions
for the television, film and media industries. Established in 2000 in
Montreal, Canada, Aldea operates the first pan-American fully automated
fiber-based network for broadcast services with points-of-service in
major cities throughout the Americas, and with international
points-of-presence in Europe. The company offers fully managed end to
end transmission services using its fibre and partner teleport
facilities, including full time and occasional use services, video as
file, HD encoding and other production and transmission services a
customer may require. The Company's services are used by leading major
broadcasters and media companies around the world for the transmission
of sports, news and television programming. www.aldea.tv. Aldea is a fully owned subsidiary of Marcatel.
TV3 is the primary television channel of Catalan public broadcaster
Televisió de Catalunya, a subsidiary of the CCMA (Catalan Corporació
Mitjans Audiovisuals). TV3 started its trial broadcasts on 11 September
1983 with the aim of contributing to the linguistic and cultural
normalization of the country, and today is the primary means of
communication of Catalonia and television reference for the vast
majority of its citizens. TV3 broadcasts programs only in Catalan,
with an optional dual track in the original language for some
foreign-language series and movies. TV3 is also a founding member of
FORTA (Federation of Autonomic Radio and Television Organizations of
SOURCE: Aldea Solutions Inc.
For further information:
Aldea Solutions Inc.
Vice President, Marketing & Technology
Tel: (514) 344-5432
Fax: (514) 344-5439