Saturday, October 28, 2006

Digital Content | Dubai | Media Gateway Appointed by SJU-TV

Digital Broadcasters Vendors News has been informed by Dubai, UAE based, the Media Gateway,an international content/program clearing house for premium content,that it has been appointed by Show Jumping Unplugged! TV to distribute equestrian sports events programs on a worldwide basis outside of the United States.

Show Jumping Unplugged (SJU-TV) produces equestrian program output from its base in California. The deal will enable Media Gateway to provide on-demand TV content/ programming services to mobile telecoms operators, broadband companies, and Internet service providers (“ISPs”) throughout international markets outside the United States. Show jumping is a member of a family of English-discipline equestrian events that includes dressage, eventing, hunters and equitation.

Media Gateway CEO Karri Zaremba said that show jumping enjoys enormous popularity around the world, particularly in Europe and North America.

Paul Petersen, President of Equestrian Sports Media International, the sole owner and producer of SJU-TV, said that in the United States there are about 8 million horses and 27 million riders, and show- jumping has seen an incredible increase in popularity in the US. It is the one true sport where men and women compete equally.

Digital Broadcasters Vendor News based itself in Hong Kong reminds you that the Hong Kong SAR will host the 2008 Summer Olympics Equestrian events, based on practical reasons.

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