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Aldea Solutions Selected NTT Electronics' New Encoder "HVE9230" for 2014 FIFA World Cup to Support 16ch/8PES Audio for Multi-Language Transmission

NTT Electronics’ New AVC/H.264 Video Encoder “HVE9230” was selected by Aldea Solutions for the worldwide transmission of the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil, which was held from June 12 to July 13, 2014. High quality video from the games was carried over the worldwide transmission network of Aldea and delivered to viewers in North and South America, Europe and Africa.

“NTT’s encoders were selected for their high quality and reliability to deliver video transmission services around the world and they were well accepted by our customers.” said Lionel Bentolila, CEO of Aldea. “We could respond to the expectations of our customers and broadcast the excitement of the competition from the 2014 FIFA World Cup. We have started to use NTT codecs at the 2010 FIFA World Cup and continued to use them for international sports coverage.”

“We are pleased that Aldea Solutions, a leader in international sport events video transmission, selected NTT Electronics codecs for the 2014 FIFA World Cup, which requires high video quality, low latency transmission and stability.” said Hisashi Kasahara, General Manager of the Digital Video & Systems Business Group of NTT Electronics who was delighted to finish the FIFA World Cup successfully. “It was proven that NTT Electronics’ New AVC/H.264 Encoder ‘HVE9230’ supporting 16ch/8PES audio function is very much suitable for broadcasting international multi-languages program.”

And 6 other customers in North, Central and South America selected NTT Electronics Video Encoders/Decoders for the 2014 FIFA World Cup.

About NTT Electronics

NTT Electronics is a market leader in the fields of digital video, photonics and broadband networking. As a member of the NTT Group, one of the world's leading telecommunications companies, NTT Electronics develops and supplies LSI devices and equipment incorporating superior, state-of-the-art technology for video processing and communications.

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About Aldea Solutions

Aldea Solutions, Inc. is a leading provider of services and solutions for the television and media industries. Established in Montreal, Canada, Aldea provides end-to-end worldwide transmission services using fiber and satellite facilities and operates the first Pan-American fully automated fiber-based network for broadcast services.

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