GlobeCast's media center in Athens is a one-stop studio and transmission hub for their clients' coverage of the Games.
France Telecom subsidiary GlobeCast is operating a media center in Athens for use by non-Olympics rights holding broadcasters as a one-stop studio and transmission hub for their coverage from the games.
Globecast, a supplier of satellite services for international sporting events, has provided facilities for: CBS, Comedy Central's The Daily Show with John Stewart and Coca Cola Radio in the United States; Australia's Channel 10 and Sky News Australia; Mexico's TV Azteca; Serbian BK TV; French channel Equidia and Dutch broadcaster NOS.
Other new contracts include: NTV, Japan; Metro TV, Jakarta, Indonesia; Geo, Pakistan; Sahara TV, India and Beijing TV from China. Beijing TV's online partner, Sports.CN is also using the broadcast base to transmit a 1.5MB channel via PAS3 to its Web site for live coverage of the games.
The companyâ€™s broadcast base is providing studios, work space, playout, conversion, stand up and mobile SNG, in addition to global satellite and fiber connectivity.
For more information, visit www.globecast.com.