Monthly Archives: May 2006

Stats, Inc., Data System expand relationship

Written on May 31, 2006 at 5:06 pm, by

Stats, Inc. and Japan-based sports stats service Data System have expanded their relationship with Stats, Inc. becoming Data System’s second-largest investor and securing a seat on the board of directors. The goal is to bring the industry’s most complete worldwide sports information portfolio. Stats is Data’s exclusive licensing agent for Japanese sports like baseball and […]  More

ESPN Finalizes World Cup coverage across platforms

Written on May 31, 2006 at 4:47 pm, by

By Carolyn Braff As the final digits wane on the World Cup kickoff countdown, ESPN/ABC Sports finds itself fully prepared to take on what some have dubbed the biggest event on the planet. We continue to be in as good a position as we possibly can for an event like this, ESPN/ABC Sports Senior Vice […]  More

NBA Western Conference Finals wind down Turner’s coverage

Written on May 31, 2006 at 12:14 pm, by

Turner Sports this week will finish up its 2006 NBA coverage with the conclusion of the Western Conference Finals between the Dallas Mavericks and Phoenix Suns and for Jeff Behnke, Turner Sports Senior Vice President/Executive Producer, and the rest of the team the final push is a little less frenzied than the weeks leading up […]  More

Gearhouse selects Pro-Bel routers for World Cup

Written on May 30, 2006 at 5:35 pm, by

UK-based Gearhouse Broadcast has selected a variety of Pro-Bel technology to meet equipment demand from 2006 Fifa World Cup Germany contracts. Gearhouse Broadcast, specialists in technical project management and equipment hire for TV events, was appointed by Host Broadcast Services (HBS) – the core World Cup broadcast management company to design, build and supply 12 […]  More

Schwartzberg joins OmniBus Systems

Written on May 30, 2006 at 2:14 pm, by

OmniBus Systems has appointed Jay Schwartzberg as vice president of worldwide sales of iTX. He will be responsible for the telephony, streaming media, and IPTV markets. The iTX transmission system is built upon IT-based technology rather than stand-alone hardware for master control and automation operations. The company says integrating those tasks together opens up new […]  More

Utah router shoots and scores for German OB van

Written on May 30, 2006 at 12:44 pm, by

German TV production company TV Skyline has installed a UTAH-400 router in its newest HD mobile unit, the 5HD, which will be used to cover 2006 World Cup football in high definition. We chose the UTAH-400 mainly because of its ability to route HD, SD, and PAL signals within one frame, said Wolfgang Reeh, managing […]  More

Andrew brings wireless services to World Cup venues

Written on May 30, 2006 at 12:30 pm, by

Andrew Corporation will help German wireless providers ensure connectivity during the World Cup throughout most of the host country’s tournament locations. Andrew designed, supplied, and installed single- and multi-carrier indoor coverage and capacity systems in nine of the 12 stadiums to be used during the games and in metro rail systems in several of the […]  More

MotoGP goes mobile with Amp’d

Written on May 30, 2006 at 9:40 am, by

Amp’d Mobile has joined with MotoGP as the official wireless service for the MotoGP Racing Series in the U.S. Amp’d will broadcast MotoGP events that feature the cream of the crop in Grand Prix motorcycle racing, directly to the handsets of Amp’d Mobile members. Amp’d will be the first mobile carrier to give subscribers the […]  More

Harmonic brings flexibility to mobile bandwidth

Written on May 30, 2006 at 9:35 am, by

Harmonic today introduced two new rack-mountable platforms for the FLXLink transport system. The goal? To give operators more flexibility in determining bandwidth needs for backhauling mobile voice, data and, more frequently, video content between the fiber-based access network and the towers at the wireless edge. The need for the products was born out of customer […]  More

Slingbox launched in UK

Written on May 30, 2006 at 9:28 am, by

Sling Media’s sometimes controversial Sling Box is now available for purchase across the United Kingdom. The Slingbox is offered both in store and online from DSG International Plc, initially sold exclusively through its computer superstore chain PC World and at www.pcworld.co.uk. The Slingbox will also be available in Currys and the new Currys.digital stores in […]  More

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