RR Media

August 31, 2015 07:00 ET

RR Media CEO Avi Cohen to Participate in Euroconsult Panel on Future of TV Distribution

AIRPORT CITY BUSINESS PARK, ISRAEL--(Marketwired - Aug 31, 2015) - RR Media (NASDAQ: RRM), a leading provider of global digital media services to the broadcast and media industries, announced today that Avi Cohen, RR Media's CEO, will participate in the Euroconsult panel on the future of TV distribution and the role of satellites at the World Satellite Business Week to be held in Paris on September 16, 2015. More than 600 representatives of global satellite communications and information businesses attend the annual meeting.

The panel is part of the 19th Summit for Satellite Financing, an event dedicated to the future of global TV distribution and the role of satellite networks. It provides a forum for service provider executives to share views on key trends in the market and on investments required to address broadcasters' future needs. Topics covered will include the optimization of content delivery and the future role of satellite in the TV environment.

As part of his appearance, Mr. Cohen will be taking part in a Q&A session with the audience to discuss the issues surrounding TV distribution, including the rapid pace of technological change, the evolution of viewing habits, and the changing role of satellite technology as a result.

"As a global distributor of media content for our customers, RR Media is able to fully address the convergence of traditional broadcasting solutions, such as satellite, with new multi-screen online video, as well as offering innovative cloud-based virtualized technology and solutions," said Mr. Cohen. "Earlier this year, we integrated our solutions into a single platform, solaRR, which optimizes content management and delivery across the entire media supply chain, and utilizes a wide variety of value-added services and applications to provide cost-effective media solutions to a greater range of customers."

For more information on this panel, please visit the World Satellite Business Week.

About RR Media

RR Media (NASDAQ: RRM) works in partnership with the world's leading media players to transform content into valuable media assets. 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 and channel origination; sports, news & live events; and online video services. RR Media provides scalable, converged digital media services to more than 1,000 broadcasters, content owners, sports leagues and right holders. Every day, the company manages and delivers over 24,000 hours of broadcast content, over 4,000 hours of online video and VOD content and over 350 hours of premium sports and live events. The company 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

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