LIN Media Deploys TVUPack Mobile Cellular Uplink Solutions

Leading Station Group Expands ENG Capabilities Within Its 43 Television Stations in 23 U.S. Markets With TVUPack 3G/4G/LTE Mobile Cellular Uplink Solutions

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif.--()--TVU Networks, the global technology leader in live mobile electronic news gathering (ENG) solutions, today announced that LIN Media has signed a deal to deploy TVUPack mobile cellular uplink solutions across its 43 television stations and seven digital channels located in 23 media markets in the United States.

LIN Media selected TVUPack because of its superior picture quality, ease of use in the field, and resilient and stable transmission capabilities in challenging network conditions. Many of LIN Media’s television stations are already deploying TVUPack solutions to expand their ability to deliver live video from more locations. The station group also plans to deploy TVU Grid, TVU’s innovative new IP-based distribution, switching, and routing solution, which will allow LIN Media to seamlessly share video between each of its affiliated stations.

“LIN Media takes pride in being at the forefront of innovation, and TVUPack and TVU Grid are an important part of our broadcast technology strategy. TVU is a trusted technology partner that enables our stations to reliably capture and broadcast compelling video more quickly and share it with more viewers, creating competitive advantages,” said Brett Jenkins, VP CTO of LIN Media.

“Over the past year, TVU has continued to extend its technology leadership, providing broadcasters with superior tools for gathering and distributing high quality live video from the field,” said Paul Shen, CEO, TVU Networks. “LIN Media is a valued partner that has long been a respected trendsetter in deploying new and innovative broadcast technologies, and we are honored to be working with them.”

Already in use by hundreds of leading broadcast organizations around the world, the TVUPack family of products gives broadcasters satellite and microwave TV truck functionality in a lightweight, portable, and untethered form. TVUPack is the original one button operation backpack, is simple to use and provides broadcasters with low-latency, HD-quality signal that enables them to broadcast live at any time and from any location. The TVUPack family of products has been used to deliver professional-quality live HD footage of a number of important events around the world including the World Cup, the London Olympics, U.S. presidential elections, Hurricane Sandy, and the 2013 Papal conclave.

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About TVU Networks

TVU Networks provides broadcast organizations around the globe with innovative wireless electronic newsgathering (ENG) and Internet broadcasting solutions. Since its founding in 2005, TVU has provided solutions that enable any size broadcaster to overcome the limitations of traditional broadcasting infrastructure, expand distribution to a wider audience and capture and broadcast live video content in a cost effective way. TVU Networks is privately held and is headquartered in Mountain View, Calif. with offices in New York, Boston, Raleigh, North Carolina, and Shanghai, China. More information about TVU Networks can be found at www.tvupack.com.

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Dan Sorensen, 650-228-4842
dsorensen@tvunetworks.com

Release Summary

LIN Media has signed a deal to deploy TVUPack mobile cellular uplink solutions across its 43 television stations and seven digital channels located in 23 media markets in the United States.

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TVU Networks
Dan Sorensen, 650-228-4842
dsorensen@tvunetworks.com