Ascent Media promotes Bob Dunbar

Media Systems & Technology Services, announced that Bob Dunbar has been promoted to the
position of vice president and general manager of its

Palm Bay,


who previously had served as vice president, operations in Palm Bay, will be
responsible for overseeing all of Ascent Media’s Technical Support activities —
including satellite systems engineering and construction services, a 24/7
field service organization, call center, logistics services and network
management – on behalf of Ascent Media client networks.

increased competition and higher revenue stakes from content and advertising,
network operators and programmers can ill afford downtime, and outsourced
service has become more and more a very attractive option,” said Tom Canavan,
executive vice president of Ascent Media Network Services. “Bob Dunbar
has the industry-leading expertise and the personal enthusiasm that will ensure
that our customers continue to receive the highest levels of service and

“The advent of high definition video and other advanced services has created
greater levels of complexity in the delivery of video programming,” said

Dunbar. “Our mission at Ascent Media is to
provide superior technical resources and an unparalleled commitment to service that
will enable our customers to focus on their core businesses of programming and
brand development.

In his previous role with Ascent Media,

was responsible for management of the company’s extensive field service
organization, a unique provider of 24/7 service with personnel in more than 50 locations.
Prior to joining Ascent Media,

Dunbar held
several Field Management positions at COMSAT and served as Corporate Field Services Manager
for PRIMESTAR Partners LLC.

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