ONE CONNXT Extends Broadcast Video Delivery Agreement with Arab Radio and Television (ART)

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Broadcasters And Content Owners Can See ONE CONNXT during NAB in Las Vegas April 13-16, 2015 SU10725

“We value our important relationship with ART and are pleased to continue being of service in their video transport operations in the Middle East,” said Dave Almstead, CEO, ONE CONNXT.

ONE CONNXT, the U.S. based award-winning leader in IP broadcast video transport, announced today from the National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) convention in Las Vegas that it has successfully completed the extension of its broadcast video transport agreement with Arab Radio and Television (ART). The extension comes following the conclusion of the initial 3 year agreement originally inked in 2012.

As with the original agreement, ONE CONNXT will provide bi-directional transport services and 24/7 monitoring of ART’s high quality broadcast video programing originated between MISC Media Center in Cairo and media centers in Amman and Avezzano. Each year, ONE CONNXT delivers nearly 1,000 hours of regularly scheduled content including weekly programs and during the very important Ramadan season where 240 hours of special daily programming is transported. The Ramadan holiday is a high viewing period when families gather to watch the new program offerings.

“We value our important relationship with ART and are pleased to continue being of service in their video transport operations in the Middle East,” said Dave Almstead, CEO, ONE CONNXT. ART has long been known as a pioneer of media in the region. We are committed to supporting ART’s efforts.”

Aref Dadan, ART Booking Department Manager in Amman, said, “We used ONE CONNXT as the main method to send material between broadcast centers in Italy, Jordan and Egypt, all of which are mission critical in our in efforts to best serve our loyal viewers.” The system has performed well and we depend on it to move hundreds of hours of content including during the holy month of Ramadan. This is one of the best technical investments we have made at ART. ONE CONNXT has given us significant savings with a very small investment."

Broadcasters and content owners can see ONE CONNXT during NAB At Booth SU10725 or arrange a meeting by contacting jmorelli@oneconnxt.com.

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About ART
ART is the first Arabic pay TV network. It was launched back in 1993 to provide high quality programing to Arabic viewers worldwide. Today, ART has one of the largest Arabic film libraries in the world which is the main source of programing for its 3 movie channels. ART is also known as the first in the Arab World to offer specialized channels paving the way for a revolution in the Arabic media.

About ONE CONNXT
ONE CONNXT, a division of ONE Media Corp Inc., is an end-to-end HD/SD content distribution service utilizing proprietary IP solutions that provide high-quality live and recorded video programming virtually anywhere in the world. The ONE CONNXT service enables broadcasters and content owners to successfully reach more locations with higher operational flexibility and reduced delivery costs over traditional broadcast technologies. Significant recent updates include enhancements to its ASI/MPEG-TS, MPEG-TS Output over IP and fully integrated support for H.265/HEVC. ONE CONNXT is based in the United States.

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Please direct all press inquiries to:
Jodi Morelli
jmorelli(at)oneconnxt(dot)com
+1203-249-2839

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