Nevion Sends Academy Awards Around the World
Video Transport provider Nevion is providing video transport solutions for the upcoming 83rd Academy Awards at the Kodak Theater in Hollywood on Feb. 27. This is the sixth consecutive year that Nevion’s video transport solutions have helped bring the Oscars to TV screens across the globe. Nevion’s Ventura solutions will transport video signals from OB trucks at the Kodak Theater across the local network and throughout the country.
“Our Ventura solutions have once again been chosen to transport video for the most prominent award ceremony in the world, thanks to their unparalleled visual quality and carrier-grade reliability,” says Eugene Keane, president of Nevion’s media networks division. “Nevion solutions are relied on to transport video for the world’s most high-profile events, whether they’re awards ceremonies, global sporting events or presidential addresses.”
The Academy Awards is televised live across the United States, Canada, and the UK, and attracts millions of viewers elsewhere throughout the world. Last year’s ceremony attracted 41.62 million viewers in the United States alone. According to the Academy, the broadcast has up to a billion viewers internationally.