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TVU Networks

October 23, 2013 06:00 ET

TVU Networks Offers All Inclusive TVUPack Rental Package for Broadcasters Preparing to Cover Sochi Winter Games

TVU to Also Deliver Dedicated WiFi Bandwidth to Broadcasters in Sochi, Ensuring QoS for Live Broadcast Over IP Networks

MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA--(Marketwired - Oct 23, 2013) - TVU Networks, the global technology leader in live mobile electronic newsgathering (ENG) solutions today announced that the company is offering special TVUPack rental packages for broadcasters looking to cover the Winter Games taking place in Sochi, Russia, February 6-23, 2014. With this special rental package, broadcasters will be able to leverage the award-wining TVUPack to deliver live video from more locations as they cover the games.

By utilizing the TVUPack Global Rental Program, broadcasters can easily reserve a complete, easy-to-operate TVUPack solution, including cellular data cards for one reasonable price, and have the TVUPack transmitter delivered directly to their production teams in Russia. As part of the package, TVU will provide guaranteed dedicated WiFi bandwidth from specific Sochi locations. TVU will also offer custom installation of dedicated WiFi bandwidth from other customer-designated locations in Sochi for an additional cost. Additionally, TVU technical support personnel will be on location before, during and after the games to ensure that each transmission is successful.

"TVU has a strong track record in providing on-location video uplink solutions to broadcasters in support of major global events. TVUPack customers from around the globe saw tremendous success covering the 2012 summer games in London, and we look forward to helping our customers cover the Sochi games in innovative and interesting ways as well," said Paul Shen, CEO TVU Networks.

Already in use by hundreds of leading broadcast organizations around the world, the TVUPack family of IP transmission solutions gives broadcasters satellite and microwave TV truck functionality in a lightweight, portable and untethered form. TVUPack is the original one button operation backpack, is simple to use and provides broadcasters with low-latency, HD-quality signal that enables them to broadcast live at any time and from any location. The TVUPack family of solutions has been used to deliver professional-quality live HD footage of a number of important events around the world including the World Cup, the London Summer Games, U.S. presidential elections, Hurricane Sandy, and the 2013 Papal conclave.

Broadcasters looking to take advantage of this program can contact TVU via phone at +1-650-265-2811, via email at globalrentals@tvunetworks.com or via the TVUPack Web site. For more information about TVUPack and other TVU Networks solutions, please visit www.tvupack.com

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About TVU Networks
TVU Networks provides broadcast organizations around the globe with innovative wireless electronic newsgathering (ENG) and Internet broadcasting solutions. Since its founding in 2005, TVU has provided solutions that enable any size broadcaster to overcome the limitations of traditional broadcasting infrastructure, expand distribution to a wider audience and capture and broadcast live video content in a cost effective way. TVU Networks is privately held and is headquartered in Mountain View, Calif. with offices in New York, Boston, Raleigh, and Shanghai, China. More information about TVU Networks can be found at www.tvupack.com

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