Saturday, November 04, 2006

Digital Broadcasters | Australia | TVSN Sydney Buys ETERE Automation

Digital Broadcasters Vendor News has been advised by ETERE, the Italian television equipment vendor that it has made its premier sale in Australia of its broadcast playout and management software system.

Television Shopping network - TVSN, Australia’s only home shopping channel is the named customer.

Digitally equipped, TVSN from its studio complex and headquarters in Sydney broadcasts 24/7 with a distribution reach of some 2 million television households nation-wide, via Pay-TV networks: FOXTEL, AUSTAR and Optus.

Each month, Television Shopping Network produces around 220 hours of live programming output.

ETERE’s software system at TVSN has been designed in a 4 playout channel configuration driven by an Omneon Video Server.

The TVSN project is being handled by ETERE’s Australian distributor, Techtel, currently a recognised leader in the supply of radio and television broadcast equipment in both hardware and software products in Australia and South East Asia.

The Italian TV manufacturer, ETERE is well known in the broadcasting industry worldwide. The company offers full operational systems solutions to television stations from automation, to scheduling, traffic and media management.

Digital Broadcasters Vendor News (e-broadcastnewsasia and previously, as Broadcast Asia Journal) has known of ETERE for nearly 16 years, just after they started.

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