March 27, 2013
GlobeCast and Eutelsat Communications (Euronext Paris: ETL) today announced that they have signed a multi-year agreement with NOS, the Dutch broadcasting network, for dedicated capacity on the EUTELSAT 12 West A satellite to meet NOS's growing requirements for satellite news gathering (SNG).
The new contribution network will support NOS's planned upgrade to HD operations for its SNG facilities and trucks by the end of 2013. It will also increase the broadcasting resources mobilised by NOS to support news events in 2013 which promise to be highly active in
; one high-profile story being the coronation on
of Prince Willem-Alexander.
re pleased that we are once again able to meet NOS
s demanding requirements for reliability
and quality of service,
said Alessandro Alquati, Director of Contribution Services at GlobeCast. "
re looking forw
ard to working with Eutelsat
to drive NOS
s expanding and evolving SNG operation.
Satellites remain a core technology for flexible and high-quality reporting of news, sports and cultural events. We are delighted that the power and coverage of
west A satellite
are matching the
expectations of the Netherlands
most experienced broadcaster and look forward to exciting times in collaboration with Globe
, Managing Director, Eutelsat UK Ltd.