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NFL Media Selects TVU Network's Mobile Transmission Solutions for Live Broadcast and New Media Platforms

NFL Media to Use TVUPack 3G/4G/LTE Cellular Uplink Solutions to Deliver Live Transmission Solutions for Live Broadcast and New Media Platforms

MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 02/03/14 -- TVU Networks, the global technology leader in live mobile electronic newsgathering (ENG) solutions today announced that they have signed a deal with NFL Media to deploy TVUPack 3G/4G/LTE mobile cellular uplink solutions for NFL Network and other online and mobile new media platforms.

"There is a strong demand from NFL fans around the world for more access to live and instant video content that provides greater transparency and access to our 32 teams than ever before," said Glenn Adamo, Vice President, Media Operations of the National Football League. "With TVUPack, NFL Network is able to meet that demand not only in our broadcast properties, but also across Web and mobile platforms bringing fans closer to the teams."

NFL Media, which among other properties operates NFL Network, NFL.com, and NFL Mobile selected TVUPack due to its performance in challenging RF environments such as stadiums and its ease of use. NFL Media will use TVUPack not only as part of its live broadcast activities during NFL games including the Super Bowl, but also for pre-game, post-game, and training camp coverage as well.

"Led by former NFL great Ronnie Lott, the TVU sports team has a strong track record for providing innovative live IP video solutions for sports leagues, collegiate athletics and broadcasters. As a technology provider for NFL Media, we look forward to a long and close working relationship with the league as it expands its ability to deliver live video to fans around the world," said Paul Shen, CEO, TVU Networks.

Already in use by hundreds of leading broadcast organizations around the world, the TVUPack family of IP transmission solutions gives broadcasters a powerful and reliable tool to distribute live video content to broadcast, online, and mobile platforms. TVU offers a number of IP-based video transmission solutions including:

  • TVUPack TM8200 - The TVUPack TM8200 is a video transmitter backpack that gives broadcasters satellite and microwave TV truck functionality in a lightweight, portable and untethered form. TVUPack TM8200 transmits video through multiple independent 3G/4G/LTE, WiFi, WiMax, BGAN, Ka Band/Ku Band satellite and microwave connections, aggregating all available bandwidth to ensure a resilient transmission and superior picture quality. TM8200 offers broadcasters, videographers and camera crews the world's smallest, lightest and most powerful mobile wireless uplink solution available in a backpack. TVUPack is the original one button operation transmission backpack, is simple to use and provides broadcasters with low-latency, HD-quality signal that enables them to broadcast live at any time.

  • TVUPack Mini - Weighing less than two pounds, TVUPack Mini is a powerful ultra-portable transmission solution giving broadcasters, production crews, news agencies and independent videographers the ability to capture and broadcast live professional-quality video. Due to its small, lightweight design, TVUPack Mini can be mounted directly to a camera or used in a belt-mount configuration. TVUPack Mini SE is a variant of the TVUPack Mini purpose-built specifically for Sony XDCAM camcorders.

  • TVU Grid - TVU Grid is a powerful IP video switching, routing and distribution solution that gives broadcasters the ability to easily and cost effectively share live video streams between multiple remote locations and seamlessly switch between them with virtually no latency. TVU Grid offers broadcasters unlimited scalability, making it an ideal point-to-point or point-to-multipoint live video distribution solution for network affiliates and station groups.

  • TVU Anywhere is a powerful tool that enables organizations to instantly capture and transmit footage from iOS and Windows mobile devices. TVU Anywhere is simple to deploy and operate and offers a number of enhanced features for broadcasters including store and forward functionality, IFB, the ability to control transmission settings from the studio and the ability to aggregate WiFi and 3G/4G/LTE connections.

The TVUPack family 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, the London Summer Games, U.S. presidential elections, Hurricane Sandy, and the 2013 Papal conclave. For more information about TVUPack and other TVU Networks solutions, please visit www.tvupack.com.

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About TVU Networks
TVU Networks provides broadcast organizations around the globe with innovative wireless electronic newsgathering (ENG) and Internet broadcasting solutions. Since its founding in 2005, TVU has provided solutions that enable any size broadcaster to overcome the limitations of traditional broadcasting infrastructure, expand distribution to a wider audience and capture and broadcast live video content in a cost effective way. TVU Networks is privately held and is headquartered in Mountain View, Calif. with offices in New York, Boston, Raleigh, and Shanghai, China. More information about TVU Networks can be found at www.tvupack.com.

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