Wednesday, August 02, 2006

GlobeCast Joins China Netcom for HDTV 2006 Olympics

GlobeCast, with its worldwide broadcast satellite distribution network and China Netcom (CNC) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) that will allow Globecast to provide content distribution services in High Definition TV from China with focus on the period of the 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing.

An official partner of the 2008 Olympic Games, China Netcom operates a large fibre and teleport network within China, and is connected to many of the world's leading broadcasters.

GlobeCast and China Netcom will provide end-to-end services between China and the rest of the world. After the Olympics, the two companies hope to continue meeting broadcasters' needs in this area with a continued partnership using a joint network.

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