Brazil’s TV Bandeirantes chooses Leitch NEXIO NewsNet system

March 8, 2006

Sao Paulo, Brazil-based TV Bandeirantes (Rede Bandeirantes de Televisão) has selected Harris' Leitch NEXIO NewsNet server newsroom system along with a range of content management and distribution products from the Harris portfolio. Spanning media ingest through storage, news production, post-production and playout, the system will provide TV Bandeirantes with a streamlined workflow throughout the total content delivery chain.

TV Bandeirantes is transmitted over 77 channels across the country and reaches 94 percent of television households in Brazil. The company will use the NEXIO NewsNet system to transmit a variety of programming, including local network news, 24-hour news and sports.

The Leitch NEXIO NewsNet system comprises a NEXIO transmission server system, NEXIO NewsFlash networked editing systems and a NewsFlash Preditor low-resolution browse and edit solution, all connected to a shared storage system. The system enables a news operation to ingest, edit and air material without requiring content transfer. The system features 14TB of storage in a mirrored configuration.

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