PacTV Offers Fiber Connectivity and Production Expertise for World Trade Center Attacks Anniversary Coverage
NEW YORK CITY— Pacific Television Center (PacTV), a Los Angeles-based independent, global transmission and production company, supported several international clients with successful transmission of global coverage during the recent September 11th Anniversary at Ground Zero in New York City.
PacTV New York, the company’s New York City-based facility, provided support for several broadcast networks, including TV New Zealand (shown above), Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, Global Canada, Channel Seven Australia and Australian Broadcasting Corporation, with production and transmission support. From September 8 – 11 PacTV New York provided quick set-up shots and pop-up networks located at convenient locations, including 2 World Financial Center, overlooking the World Trade Center Memorial.
“We were happy to host our clients, ensuring them the positions and production assistance needed to report on such high-profile, newsworthy events,” says Nick Castaneda, New York Branch Manager, PacTV. “All of our transmissions were in HD and were successfully delivered over five outbound paths to Canada, New Zealand, Australia and the UK. We are very pleased with the outcome and look forward to providing support for large-scale news stories in the future.” “PACTV was excited to support the unveiling of the world trade center memorial at ground zero ten years after the attacks. By offering connectivity and production to Canada, New Zealand, Australia, and the UK we helped simplify the technical so our clients could focus on the story.”
ABOUT PACIFIC TELEVISION CENTER
For more than 30 years, Los Angeles-based Pacific Television Center has been a leading transmission and live production provider to the global broadcast industry offering its clients around-the-clock support and services in fiber connectivity, satellite coordination, receive and records, multi-format tape play outs, live shots, satellite media tours and voiceovers. On a local level, its broadcast facility in Los Angeles connects to the ATT/PacBell Hollywood Hub and The Switch Los Angeles; in New York, it connects to Ascent Media Waterfront, The Switch New York and Azzurro; and in London, its facility has multiple circuits to and from BT Tower. Additional services include the PacTV Pools in Los Angeles and New York, remote location production via Western Pacific Mobile Microwave in Los Angeles, and a fiber network to several countries including the UK, Australia, New Zealand, Canada and France. The company’s solid reputation has led to successful relationships with major networks including ABC, CBS, NBC, FOX, ESPN, CNN, BSkyB and BBC in the UK, Network TEN in Australia and Sky in New Zealand as well as top carriers including Level 3/Vyvx, SingTel, Intelsat, SES World Skies, BT, Nexion and XO Communications. For more information regarding Pacific Television Center, visit www.pactv.com.
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