BBC Inks Prompter Deal with Autocue

BBC has tapped Autocue for its prompting systems and operator services. The contract with BBC News is for two years, with an option for a further three years and will cover "Breakfast," "Newsnight," "BBC News 24," "BBC World," "The Politics Show," "Sunday AM," "CBBC Newsround" and its news programs at 1 p.m., 6 p.
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BBC has tapped Autocue for its prompting systems and operator services.

The contract with BBC News is for two years, with an option for a further three years and will cover "Breakfast," "Newsnight," "BBC News 24," "BBC World," "The Politics Show," "Sunday AM," "CBBC Newsround" and its news programs at 1 p.m., 6 p.m. and 10 p.m. BBC Scotland News & Sports contract is for one year, with an option to be extend on a rolling basis.

"We are delighted to have been given the opportunity to continue to exclusively provide this service," said Kieran Smith, Autocue's CEO. "Our team of experienced professional operators has been providing operating services to the corporation for a number of years. This renewed agreement is an opportunity for Autocue to build on its existing relationship and focus on innovative solutions that will further deliver value."

Under the terms of the deal Autocue will work in partnership with the corporation to explore technology and process innovations that will deliver added value.