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AMSTERDAM, IBC – Net Insight, a leading provider of efficient and scalable transport solutions for media, IP and broadcast networks, is working in partnership with Twentyfourseven, technical supplier in the broadcast industry, along with TeliaSonera International Carrier, to demonstrate real-time, cost-effective, remote production.

Net Insight’s award-winning Nimbra platform, working as the technical foundation of TeliaSonera International Carrier’s global broadcast fiber network, will be showcased in a remote workflow demonstration at IBC 2011. TeliaSonera International Carrier will deliver four uncompressed HD feeds on TeliaSonera International Carrier’s MediaConnect platform from The Royal Tennis Club in Stockholm, to a production team at IBC in Amsterdam, 1500km away. Net Insight’s booth (1.B40) will be connected to TeliaSonera International Carrier’s booth with the final picture displayed on large television screens.

This new type of workflow requires the support of a high quality real-time network to avoid quality degradation of the live feed and to enable the production crew to remotely control the arena equipment, such as: cameras, sound and speaker equipment from the centralized control room.

Live event productions have high quality demands for live broadcast, which requires the ability for uncompressed video links during the production lifecycle. Remote workflows and centralized production reduce production costs and increase efficiencies which makes it possible to cover and produce a larger number of live events.

Twentyfourseven is using TeliaSonera International Carrier premier network to deliver content using their new Distant Outside Broadcast (DOB) work flow, particularly live events such as sports and music performances, in a really efficient and cost effective manner.

“TeliaSonera International Carrier has a longstanding relationship with key international broadcasters,” adds Erik Hallberg, president of TeliaSonera International Carrier. “We will continue to build and support on the “Cross Border Remote Production Solution”, which we believe will completely revolutionize outside broadcasting. Net Insight is instrumental in providing the lowest possible latency and the highest QoS enabling real-time TV-production over long distances and across international borders.”

“TeliaSonera International Carrier and Twentyfourseven are pushing the adoption of remote production in the broadcast industry by launching this new service, says Per Lindgren, vice president of business development and co-founder of Net Insight. “Using real-time media networks, like MediaConnect, significantly reduces costs and increases efficiency in editing and production. A key requirement for virtualizing video production is that the media network provides studio quality transport with zero packet loss which is where the Nimbra platform excels.”

Visit Net Insight (1.B40) at IBC 2011 for a live demo of Remote Production and Workflow.

For further information, please contact: Per Lindgren, VP Business Development and co-founder at Net Insight, +46 8 685 04 00, per.lindgren@netinsight.net

About Net Insight

Net Insight delivers the world’s most efficient and scalable transport solution for Broadcast and IP Media, Digital Terrestrial TV, Mobile TV and IPTV/CATV networks.

Net Insight products truly deliver 100 percent Quality of Service with three times improvement in utilization of bandwidth for a converged transport infrastructure. Net Insights Nimbra™ platform is the industry solution for video, voice and data, reducing operational costs by 50 percent and enhancing competitiveness in delivery of existing and new media services.

More than 130 world class customers run mission critical video services over Net Insight products in over 50 countries. Net Insight is quoted on the NASDAQ OMX, Stockholm. For more information, visit www.netinsight.net

About TeliaSonera International Carrier TeliaSonera International Carrier is a global provider of cross-border (and domestic) communication services. Through intelligent use of our wholly-owned network and high-quality technology, we deliver a wide range of IP, capacity and voice services. We also provide the media, education and online gaming industries with services tailored to their specific needs. We own and operate more than 43,000 kilometers (27,000 miles) of fiber network, which covers more than 100 points of presence in 35 countries across Europe, the US and Asia. We are a leading global IP provider and the number one carrier in Europe. For more information visit www.teliasoneraic.com

About Twentyfourseven Twentyfourseven was founded in 1996 and today we have offices in Sweden, Denmark, Norway and Finland.

Twentyfourseven Holding AB is owned by Nordic Viking Holding AB (50%), Inter IKEA Investments AB (35%) and Layline Partners AB (15%). Over the years Twentyfourseven has delivered hundreds of thousands of hours of TV-production. Many of the programs have been recorded in very exciting environments and climate and we are proud to have delivered 100% of our commitments since 1996. Our technical equipment is being used not only for TV and Film production but also at conserts and events. For more information visit: www.twentyfourseven.se

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