San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) April 07, 2014
WideOrbit Inc., the leading provider of advertising management software for media companies, is pleased to announce that it has appointed AVC Group to resell and service WO Automation for Radio, the company’s industry-leading radio automation solution, in Australia, New Zealand, the Nations of the Pacific and Western Asia, including the Middle East. AVC Group provides solutions for broadcasters using a select, best-of-breed collection of products.
AVC Group is an independently managed and owned subsidiary of AVC, which was established over 22 years ago in Zagreb, Croatia. AVC Group is well respected in the industry and uses its expertise in IP and AOIP networking to build premier Digital Studio Ecosystems for a growing number of major broadcasters. The company currently works with many of WideOrbit’s technology partners, including MusicMaster, Broadcast Bionics, Axia Audio and Stirlitz Media software. This partnership helps strengthen WideOrbit’s presence in Australasia and Western Asia, and reinforce its commitment to the radio industry beyond North America.
“At AVC, we often refer to ourselves as technology evangelists because the vendors we have chosen to align ourselves with produce products that are not merely good, in our minds, they are the best and we offer no alternatives,” said Simon Jackson, Managing Director of AVC Group. “WO Automation for Radio is a product that we have seen develop from strength to strength. For AVC, it ticks all of the boxes. WideOrbit is not only innovative but also reactive to customer requirements and driven by a clear quality ethos. AVC is proud to represent WideOrbit in Australasia, Western Asia, the Middle East and the Pacific. With staff in Auckland, Christchurch, Sydney, Brisbane, Mumbai and Delhi, AVC has extensive coverage across this region and is looking forward to championing WideOrbit in these markets.”
More than 1,000 radio stations operate on the WO Automation for Radio platform. The latest release, v3.7, delivers unrivaled ease of use and operational efficiencies to radio broadcasters and features centralized content creation with automatic failover redundancy, centralized playlist creation and editing, and multi-market voice tracking with multi-station and multicasting capabilities. WO Automation for Radio v3.7 also features advanced integration with MusicMaster and seamless integration with WO Traffic, WideOrbit’s leading traffic and billing solution, which delivers real-time playlist editing, streamlined dubbing of commercials and real-time reconciliation and notifications.
“We’re excited about our partnership with AVC Group,” said Eric R. Mathewson, Founder and CEO of WideOrbit. “Their staff is very familiar with WO Automation for Radio and they’ve been working with our strategic partners for years. We’re committed to delivering our solutions to markets beyond North America and we’re confident that AVC Group will provide the same exemplary level of service and expertise that our clients have come to expect from WideOrbit.”
WideOrbit will be providing demonstrations of WO Automation for Radio v3.7 and all of its solutions for media companies at the 2014 NAB Show in booths N5129 and N5829 in the North Hall of the Las Vegas Convention Center, April 7-10. For more information or to schedule a meeting or demo, go to http://www.wideorbit.com/2014NABShow or contact Jim Hammond at (O) +1.214.451.4070, (M) +1.469.744.1350, firstname.lastname@example.org.
WideOrbit (http://www.wideorbit.com) is the leading provider of advertising management software for Media companies. WideOrbit provides innovative, proven solutions for managing the business of broadcast and cable operations – from proposal to order, scheduling to automation, billing and aging. WideOrbit has been helping clients since 1999, delivering high ROI, greater efficiencies and revenue optimization. More than 2,600 Television stations, Radio stations and Media Networks around the globe use WideOrbit Traffic software and another 3,200+ stations operate on WideOrbit Radio Automation platforms. WideOrbit software manages more than $24 billion in advertising revenue annually. Clients include: Bell Media, Corus Entertainment, DirecTV, Entercom Communications, Fox Sports, Galavision, Gannett Co., Hearst Television, Madison Square Garden, Meredith Corporation, Midwest Communications, NBCUniversal, NHL Networks, Rogers Communications, Scripps Television Group, Tribune, Yankee Entertainment Sports, Univision and more than 300 other major media organizations. WideOrbit is headquartered in San Francisco, with offices in Seattle; Denver; Dallas; Birmingham, AL; and Agawam, MA.