Genesis Networks Offering Broadcasting Services for Covering U.S. Presidential Elections

Genesis
Networks will be offering a complete package of
broadcasting services to media organizations covering the
U.S. presidential elections in
Washington,
D.C.,
this November. Genesis Networks will set up operations at the historic Hay-Adams Hotel
to provide turnkey broadcasting services ranging from live shot positions to
playout services over the worldwide Genesis fiber and satellite network.
On site
Nov. 1-5 at the Hay-Adams, Genesis will offer three live shot stand-up
positions, each with a direct head-on view of the White House. The live shots
will include full camera kit and lighting, staffing support, a furnished
production area, and IFB solutions. Genesis will also provide access to
Internet and cable television broadcasts to enable journalists to follow
election results. The live shot positions will link directly into Genesis
global network including connectivity with more than 190 points of presence worldwide,
for direct delivery of live video to the broadcaster’s newsroom. Transmission
services will include compression and standards conversion; all hardware, tape
playout, uplink, and satellite capacity services; and Genesis Networks’ full
operations support.

“When broadcasters
around the world converge upon the U.S. Capitol to cover the presidential
election, they will be looking for every resource they can find to help them
report the news with efficiency, economy, and immediacy — especially as breaking
news develops,” said Paul Dujardin, president and CEO, Genesis Networks.
“These are the requirements we had in mind when we designed our election
services offering to provide a turnkey, no-hassle, high-performance solution
for linking high-profile news sources to newsrooms.”