SOURCE: RR Media

RR Media

September 10, 2014 07:00 ET

RR Media and deltatre to Engage Viewers With Full Ecosystem of Sports Media Services

AIRPORT CITY BUSINESS PARK, ISRAEL--(Marketwired - Sep 10, 2014) - RR Media (NASDAQ: RRST), a leading provider of global digital media services to the broadcast industry, today announced its collaboration with leading sports media services company deltatre. Together they will deliver a complete solution consisting of a full ecosystem of services to acquire, prepare, manage, distribute and monetize interactive and engaging sport content.

As part of the relationship, RR Media is providing its smart global distribution network which optimizes content delivery via a combination of satellite, fiber and internet connections, reaching over 95% of the world's population in a wide variety of content formats. From its enhanced media centers across three continents, RR Media is able to provide localized content preparation, management and playout services to broadcasters and digital content owners across the globe. RR Media delivers live content for some of the biggest sporting events in the world including the 2014 World Cup, NFL and the NBA. deltatre will provide management of the video workflow including scheduling and distribution to end users across digital platforms.

With access to a wide variety of sports content from many of the world's leading sports federations, deltatre is providing its media asset management system, FastForward. It delivers an immersive and interactive experience to users across multiple devices, either live or on demand via its data integrated video application, Diva. In addition, the Diva player is able to provide monetization options for its partners and advertisers by providing analytic information on user behavior, as well as branding opportunities.

Elad Manishviz, CMO of RR Media, commented: "I'm excited by this partnership with deltatre as it gives broadcasters and digital content owners a full range of hassle-free media services from taking and managing to delivering and monetizing their content. This allows our customers to focus on new and creative ways of making their content engaging to their clients in real-time while generating new business opportunities worldwide."

Jim Irving, Commercial Director at deltatre UK, added: "RR Media's expertise in optimized global delivery, combined with deltatre's proven capabilities to manage and deliver content to far greater audiences across multiple devices, means that sports content can reach billions of sports fans, on any platform anywhere in the world."

See the ecosystem of sports media services during IBC in Amsterdam RAI at the RR Media stand - Hall 1 stand B24 -12th-16th September 2014.

About RR Media

RR Media* (NASDAQ: RRST) works in partnership with the world's leading media players to create the richest possible media and entertainment experiences for the world's consumers. RR Media's complete ecosystem of digital media services maximize the potential of media and entertainment content, covering four main areas: smart global content distribution network with an optimized combination of satellite, fiber and the internet; content management & playout; sports, news & live events; and online video services. RR Media provides scalable digital media services to more than 650 channels, distributes over 100,000 hours of live events yearly and delivers content to 95% of the world's population reaching viewers of multiplatform operators, VOD platforms, online video and direct-to-home services. Visit the company's website www.rrmedia.com

* RR Media currently operates under the corporate name of RRsat Global Communications Network Ltd. The company is in the process of changing its corporate name to RR Media Ltd., which is scheduled to be completed in October 2014. 

About deltatre

There is a way to make sport events come to life for audiences everywhere. Using innovative technology, creativity and total commitment, the people at deltatre do exactly that. With staff in Turin, London, Manchester, Paris, Munich, Portland, Sydney, Miami and Mumbai, deltatre has over 27 years' experience at the highest level of international sport. Always striving for the next level of interaction, we consider the future of global sport engagement to be multi-platform and social. Today, the greatest sport events on earth are more immersive, collaborative, and inclusive thanks to our cutting edge technologies. Sport fans become an active part of the event, connecting socially and sharing their passion, wherever they are. By harnessing our experience, technical skills and passion for sport, we help keep our clients one step ahead. For more information, please visit www.deltatre.com or follow us on Twitter: @deltatre.

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Contact Information

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    Elad Manishviz
    CMO
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