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Largest Telecommunications Company in Latin America Selects ATCi's Next Generation Matrix and Content Aggregation Systems for New Super Headends

Systems Will Be Used to Generate Instant Access to Content for Today's Valuable Video Revenue Tiers

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico, Jan. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CCTA Annual Meeting -- ATCi has announced from the Caribbean Cable and Telecommunications Annual Meeting in Puerto Rico that one of the world's largest telecommunications companies in Latin America has chosen ATCi to provide a state-of-the-art 64 x 256 matrix systems to outfit its cable headend operations in Latin America.  

The modular RF signal matrix was designed for routing and monitoring L-band, IF and other signals within a satellite communications facility. Built on a modular architecture, all of the active components are hot-swappable and front-loading, ensuring ease of maintenance and matrix expansion.  

Advanced features such as LNB power for multiple scenarios, automatic gain control, salvo operations, monitoring, and alarm reporting of critical signal parameters such as input signal presence and signal level provide flexible RF signal management.  

The 64 x 256 matrix system is offered with the remote control panel options for cross-point control and system configuration. Additionally, this flexible routing matrix can be controlled, configured, and monitored via serial control and/or SNMP control over Ethernet, using proprietary or other monitoring and control software.  This system provides 21st century interconnection from RF workflows to video processing workflows best maximizing revenues for next generation video tiers.   

Gary Hatch, ATCi's President noted, "It is great to see such an important customer more than double average revenue per subscriber by having such leading edge access to this unparalleled content aggregation tool.  Our integration with the Evertz complete content harvesting solution coupled with the Simulsat is simply the best in class technology to fully engage evolving customer viewership requirements for today's dynamic media landscape."  

About ATCi

ATCi enhances its customers' opportunity for profit by providing custom global ground-based satellite communications systems and broadband services. The company is committed to delivering innovative technologies to meet the emerging needs of cable television, corporations, government, educational institutions and small- and medium-sized enterprises. ATCi is headquartered in Chandler, Arizona with operating sales offices in North America, China and Brazil. For further information on ATCi products and services, please call 480-844-8501 or visit our Web site at http://www.atci.com.

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