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March 19, 2015 07:00 ET

RR Media Makes Judo Video Content From Live Events Accessible From Anywhere

International Judo Federation Awards RR Media as Digital Media Services Provider of IJF World Judo Tour

AIRPORT CITY BUSINESS PARK, ISRAEL--(Marketwired - Mar 19, 2015) - RR Media (NASDAQ: RRM), a leading provider of global digital media services to the broadcast industry, has announced a partnership with the International Judo Federation (IJF) to become the main digital media services provider for all Judo championships, including the Grand Prix, Gland Slam and World Masters. This sees RR Media take footage from live events and digitally manage the content so that it can be accessed and delivered efficiently to international takers.

The IJF will use content for video footage, news bulletins, online video, broadcaster distribution and highlight programs. Different international takers will also have the ability to access highlight footage of individual players as and when required.

The mass of video footage will be digitally stored with complete metadata added to it, enabling rights holders to access the video content effectively with a simple search processes. Utilizing RR Media's self-developed, self-service digital media asset management platform means that the IJF and other content rights holders can easily access judo-specific video materials. Through this platform, RR Media delivers content quickly and efficiently to any taker, anywhere in the world.

Susanna Mandel-Montello, VP of RR Media's Sports and Events, commented, "We're very excited to be involved with the IJF for the long-term. Digitally storing video footage of athletes preserves the historic record and provides access to video on a scale never before seen for Judo. The IJF can now offer masses of judo content, which can then be used by any number of their media partners, expanding the reach and viewers of Judo to greater audiences worldwide."

RR Media will be exhibiting at the upcoming NAB Show held at the Las Vegas Convention Center. See more of RR Media's rich digital media services capability at NAB 2015, at Booth SU5924 from April 13-16, 2015.

About RR Media

RR Media (NASDAQ: RRM) 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 and channel origination; sports, news & live events; and online video services. RR Media provides scalable, converged digital media services to more than 650 channels and to leagues and right holders of over 100,000 hours of sports and live events yearly. 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 www.rrmedia.com

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