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RR Media

March 08, 2016 07:00 ET

RR Media Teams Up With WTS Live to Provide On-Site Media Solutions and Live Services at Euro 2016

A Wide Range of Services Including Transmission, Turnaround and Delivery, Bringing the Most Exciting Football Content to TV and Online Fans Everywhere

AIRPORT CITY, ISRAEL--(Marketwired - Mar 8, 2016) - RR Media (NASDAQ: RRM), a leading provider of global digital media services to the broadcast and media industries, announced today that it has teamed up with France's premier broadcast facilities provider, WTS Live to offer broadcasters, news organizations, content owners and sports rights agencies a full suite of digital media services at UEFA Euro 2016 -- Europe's premier football competition for national teams. Camera operators, Production Managers and technical teams will be on the ground during the tournament, providing 24/7 support and service in the 10 host cities and stadiums around France.

RR Media and WTS Live have combined their resources to offer complete media packages, including live stand-up/ recorded transmission, turnaround, production and content delivery to operators worldwide, over multiple platforms, in different configurations. Additional services include a stunning terrace position with 'the best view of the Eiffel tower' in Paris accommodating single camera stand-ups and outdoor studio presentations. This together with the capability to provide SNGs, camera crews, filming on the Seine and around the sights of Paris, providing outside studios and filming for special events in all the participating stadiums, offers additional content to insert into a program's lineup or as part of a highlights package.

Elad Manishviz, CMO at RR Media, said, "2016 is set to be an exciting sporting year with the upcoming Euro tournament in France and Rio 2016 Olympics in Brazil. We've made it a priority to serve our global customers with the broadest selection of digital media services, enabling them to engage their viewers everywhere with thrilling content, including live video and sporting highlights, while soaking up the atmosphere around the games as well. We're pleased to partner with WTS in France, helping us to be ready to produce, broadcast and stream an exciting Euro 2016 to the world."

Amos Hadar CEO WTS Live France commented: "To be able to work such a renowned industry leader like RR Media enhances the joint offering. With our on ground capabilities and RR Media's tremendous global reach and capability allows us capture the excitement of Euro 2016 and distribute this to customers and audiences worldwide."

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 www.rrmedia.com.

About WTS

Is a broadcast and media production company based in the heart of Paris. Offering and delivering live broadcast, production and content solutions to the French and International market for News, Sport, Entertainment and Corporate clients. Our portfolio of services includes one of Frances largest fleet of SNG vehicles, OB vans of up to 12 cameras delivering live sports matches and events content all over France week in and week out. WTS Live established in April 2015 WTS Live has gained huge momentum in the French market in a short time and is the preferred supplier to may channels including Ma Chaine de Sports, Ca Vous, Canal+, France Televisions and many others. We will be expanding our presence in our soon to be open facilities in Brussels and Berlin.

Contact Information

  • Corporate Contact:
    Elad Manishviz
    CMO
    Tel: +1 201 655 7245
    Email Contact

    Media Contact:
    Marilyn Gerber
    Cutler PR
    Tel: +1 917 225 2977
    Email Contact