Major broadcasters in Mexico, Argentina and Chile rely on AldeaVision
Broadcast Services for the live transmission of the Beijing Olympics.
ST-LAURENT, QC, Aug. 12 /CNW Telbec/ - AldeaVision Solutions Inc. an
innovative provider of global broadcast video services, announced today that
as of August 8, 2008 it has been transmitting the 2008 Beijing Summer Olympic
Games for several customers in North and South America. Early in the year
AldeaVision won several contracts for the live transmission of the Beijing
Olympics with major broadcasters in Mexico, Argentina and Chile.
AldeaVision is providing right holders broadcasters with end-to-end
managed video transmission services over its global fiber network which now
extends to Beijing. The live broadcasts are streamed from Olympic Broadcast
Centre in Beijing to the right holder's main studios in their home countries.
The transmissions will be provided in both Standard Definition and High
Definition (HDTV) formats and are managed from AldeaVision's 24x7 network
monitoring and control center in Montreal
"It is a tremendous vote of confidence that major broadcasters from
Mexico, Argentina and Chile have placed on our Company. It is extremely
gratifying to be recognized by your customers as one of the premier video
services companies in the world capable of providing live transmissions for
this prestigious event" stated Mr. Bentolila, AldeaVision's President and
Chief Executive Officer. "AldeaVision expertise in international fiber-based
video services and end-to-end management capabilities were key factors in
being selected for this world event" added Mr. Bentolila.
AldeaVision is a regular provider of international broadcast
transmissions for political, entertainment and sports events. In 2006 several
major broadcasters relied on AldeaVision's services for the transmission of
the FIFA World Cup in Germany. More recently AldeaVision transmitted for
various clients the 2007 Pan American Games and the 2008 NFL Super Bowl.
About AldeaVision Solutions Inc.
Montreal-based AldeaVision Solutions Inc. is an innovative provider of
broadcast quality video services and solutions for the television, film and
media industries. The Company provides end-to-end worldwide transmissions
services using fiber and satellite facilities. The Company also operates the
first pan-American fully automated fiber-based network for broadcast services
with points-of-service in 17 cities and 10 countries: Miami, New York,
Washington D.C, Los Angeles, Boston, Toronto, Montreal, Mexico City,
Guadalajara (Mexico), Lima (Peru), Rio de Janeiro (Brazil), Sao Paulo
(Brazil), Santiago (Chile), Buenos Aires (Argentina), Bogota, (Colombia),
Caracas (Venezuela) and Madrid (Spain).
For further information:
For further information: Morrie Glick, Chief Financial Officer &
Vice-President, Finance, AldeaVision Solutions Inc., (514) 344-5432, Fax:
(514) 344-5439, firstname.lastname@example.org