Rogers Media chooses Quantel for 24-hour Sportsnet

Rogers Media has chosen a Quantel Enterprise sQ server-based production system for its Canadian cable TV sports specialty channel, Rogers Sportsnet. The Rogers Media system comprises eight sQ servers with 1000 hours of HD storage. Eighty-four sQ Views, 14 sQ Edit software and six sQ Edit plus systems, two sQ Records and four sQ Plays round out the news production system. Approximately 174,000 people see Rogers Sportsnet daily.

Rogers Media plans to start rehearsing with the system in November. Enterprise sQ is specifically designed for live broadcasting, providing a one-stop, no-copy production environment with ingest, editing and playout all in the same box.

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