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Eurovision Adds NTT Electronics To Its Technical Fleet For Stunning Summer Of Sport

Monday, Aug 29, 2016

Eurovision, the premier distributor of live sports, news and music has reached agreement with NTT Electronics for the supply of contribution encoders to support its global fibre and satellite delivery platform.

NTT Electronics has shipped over 100 Units of NTT Electronics’ H.264/AVC HDTV/SDTV contribution encoder “HVE9230” which has already started to help Eurovision provide top quality coverage of the summer’s most prestigious football, tennis, Formula One, cycling and Olympic events this year.

Graham Warren, EBU Director of Network said: "The EBU continues to provide our stable and high quality service with the cutting edge technology. NTT Electronics makes us confident to provide a seamless, cost-effective and reliable service portfolio to our clients".

"We thank EBU for selecting NTT Electronics as their partner for this project." said Hisashi Ibaraki, Managing Director and Head of Digital Video Equipment Department at NTT Electronics. "We will continue to lead the market with our never-ending improvement policy to satisfy broadcasters and our customers which need such optimized codec products."

About Eurovision
Eurovision is a department of the European Broadcasting Union (EBU), the world’s foremost alliance of public service media (PSM). Eurovision operates a global fibre and satellite platform dedicated to the delivery of top sports and news events to the international broadcast and media market. A community of more than 1,000 broadcasters around the world is directly connected to the Eurovision platform.

About EBU
The European Broadcasting Union (EBU) is the world’s foremost alliance of public service media (PSM). Our mission is to make PSM indispensable.
We have 73 Members in 56 countries in Europe, and an additional 34 Associates in Asia, Africa and the Americas.
Our Members operate over 1,800 television and radio channels, broadcasting in more than 120 different languages. They reach audiences of more than one billion people around the world.
Our television and radio services operate under the trademarks of Eurovision and Euroradio.
Eurovision is the media industry’s premier distributor and producer of top-quality live news, sport, entertainment, culture and music content.
Euroradio enhances public service radio with music and news exchanges, professional networking, and by promoting digital and hybrid radio.
We have offices in Brussels, Rome, Moscow New York, Washington DC, Singapore, and Beijing. Our headquarters are in Geneva.
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About NTT Electronics
NTT Electronics is a market leader in the fields of digital video, photonics, security, and safety. As a member of the NTT Group, one of the world's leading telecommunications companies, NTT Electronics develops and supplies LSI devices and equipment incorporating superior, state-of-the-art technology for video processing and communications.

NTT Electronics Corporation
Daisuke Yoshida, +81-45-414-9180
Overseas System Business Division


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