WEGENER Equipment Distributes New HD Digital Channel
provider of equipment for
television, audio, and data distribution networks worldwide, announced
that a large U.S. cable programmer is using WEGENER satellite receiver
equipment to distribute its timely high definition video programming service to
its cable and satellite affiliates.
excited to support this endeavor,” stated
Mountain, President and COO of WEGENER.
“With this additional new HD channel WEGENER now supports a total of 18
commercial HD channels carried over satellite within the
network launched recently and is currently distributed to millions of
television subscribers nationwide through agreements with major cable multiple
system operators and satellite direct to home services.
As part of
its daily broadcast operations, the network will employ a full complement of
WEGENER linear video distribution solutions, including Unity 4600 satellite
receivers, COMPEL network control system, and COMPEL encryption. The
Unity 4600 receiver is a professional-grade device that provides digital
reception of SD and HD television signals. COMPEL Control will provide
the network with the ability to support multiple live programs, regionalize
commercial insertions and remotely control and re-tune WEGENER receivers.