07.15.2008 08:00 AM
Originally featured on BroadcastEngineering.com
Microspace expands satellite digital cinema distribution to 3000 North American screens
Satellite digital cinema distributor Microspace Communications has expanded its network to more than 3000 screens across North America, the company said last week.
Since 2005, it has delivered 33 major motion pictures from nine studios, including the first 3-D movie and the first 4K movie via satellite, to theater circuits within the United States, Mexico and Canada.
Using its VELOCITY satellite system, Microspace now services six full theater circuits including Carmike Cinemas, Celebration! Cinema, Megaplex and Cineplex Entertainment. In addition to these full theater circuits, Microspace also delivers feature films and alternative content to theaters across 22 other circuits.
Microspace Communications is a subsidiary of Capitol Broadcasting, which owns WRAL-TV in Raleigh-Durham, NC.
For more information, visit www.microspace.com.