TVU Networks to Provide On-Location Customer Support and Equipment Rentals for the Summer Games
New TVU Brazilian office to give local regional assistance during the Games
MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA – February 29, 2016 – TVU Networks, the global technology leader in live IP video transmission solutions, will offer on-location customer support and equipment rentals for the Summer Games, to be held this August in Rio de Janeiro. The company will provide its 3G/4G LTE wireless uplink equipment and deliver dedicated WiFi/Microwave Mesh bandwidth from strategic locations in the Brazilian city throughout the Games. The company will also provide its TVU Grid solution for a cost-effective way of backhauling full HD live video footage. Additionally, technical support personnel will be on-location before, during, and after the Summer Games to fully support TVU customers. TVU recently opened a new office in Brazil and will use it for fast customer support deployment.
“We’re thrilled to offer broadcasters the flexibility and ease of TVU solutions throughout another Olympic Games,” said Paul Shen, CEO of TVU Networks. “With a sporting event of this magnitude, we understand the importance of a broadcaster getting it right and delivering the highest quality live video footage possible to its audience. We have years of experience in working with local partners to provide support for these types of large events. And in Brazil, we now have a local TVU office ready with any needed direct assistance to our customers as well.”
TVU is offering several rental program packages through its Global Rental Program designed to meet the unique needs of broadcasters for the Summer Games. Furthermore, customer will be able to leverage the TVU Grid infrastructure to send live HD video to anywhere in the world. The company is offering promotional Early Bird pricing for packages booked before March 31st. Broadcasters may also reserve packages through June. Visit the global rental page on the company’s website for more information. All TVU rental equipment provided for the Summer Games is ANATEL certified.
TVU has extensive experience providing on-site equipment rentals for live coverage of major global sporting events, including the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics, 2014 World Cup and 2012 London Summer Olympics. TVU will also offer support for September’s Paralympics in Rio de Janeiro.
TVU solutions include the award-winning ultra-compact and lightweight TVU One cellular live video transmitter, fixed mounted TVU MLink for newsgathering vans and the TVU Anywhere app that turns an iPhone or Android device into a live video transmitter. TVU also has the industry leading TVU Grid, an IP based switching, routing and distribution video solution.
Already in use by hundreds of leading broadcast organizations around the world, the TVU Networks family of IP transmission solutions gives broadcasters and organizations a powerful and reliable tool to distribute live video content to broadcast, online and mobile platforms. The TVU Networks suite of solutions has been used to deliver professional-quality live HD footage of a number of important events around the world including the World Cup, both Summer and Winter Olympic Games, U.S. presidential elections, natural disasters, the 2013 Papal conclave, the Super Bowl, the 2015 Papal visit to the United States and several international sporting events.
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Headquartered in Mountain View, CA, TVU Networks is a technology and market leader in IP-based live video solutions. TVU’s solutions help transform broadcasters’ SDI-based video acquisition, transmission, routing, distribution and management operations to an IP-based infrastructure. TVU serves customers of all sizes in more than 80 countries from industries that include news broadcast, web streaming, law enforcement, sports, corporate and government. In broadcast markets around the world including the USA, China and other major economic powers, TVU is the dominant market leader with more than half of all news broadcast stations using its IP video solutions, which includes TVU One, the award-winning portable live cellular uplink solution, TVU Grid, the award-winning IP video switching, routing and distribution solution, the TVU Anywhere app for smart mobile devices and TVU MLink, TVU’s fixed mounted transmitter for vehicles. TVU Networks is a pioneer in IP video technology and is leading the way in helping organizations looking to transition to a predominantly IP-based infrastructure. Many of the largest news broadcast station groups in the world have deployed TVU Grid and are leveraging it in their existing workflow infrastructures. More information about TVU Networks can be found at www.tvunetworks.com.