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STOCKHOLM, Sweden – Net Insight, a leading provider of efficient and scalable transport solutions for media, IP and broadcast networks, today announces an order to deliver video transport for the Library of Congress in the US.

Net Insight has been selected to deliver the Nimbra carrier-class media switch router (MSR) to support video transport to the US Library of Congress in a pilot project. The Nimbra platform will be used to transport video from the House and Senate fiber ring location to the Library of Congress' National Audio Visual Conservation Center (NAVCC). Net Insight will provide Nimbra equipment, installation, training support, and technical support to ensure continuity and compatibility with existing equipment.

The Packard Campus for Audio Visual Conservation (PCAVC), also known as National Audio-Visual Conservation Center (NAVCC) is a state-of-the-art facility where the Library of Congress acquires, preserves and provides access to the world's largest and most comprehensive collection of films, television programs, radio broadcasts, and sound recordings.

The Packard Campus has globally recognized capabilities and capacities for the preservation reformatting of all audiovisual media formats and their long-term safekeeping in a petabyte-level digital storage archive. In addition to preserving the collections of the Library, the Packard Campus is also designed to provide preservation services for other archives and libraries in both the public and private sector.

"Our Nimbra platform has been chosen for transport of mission-critical video content by the Library of Congress and they represent a new type of customer for Net Insight in the government sector ", says Fredrik Trägårdh, CEO of Net Insight.

For further information, please contact:

Fredrik Trägårdh, CEO of Net Insight, +46 8 685 04 00, fredrik.tragardh@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

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