Netia Radio-Assist 8 Provides Comprehensive Digital Media Platform for Cape Verde Broadcaster

Radiotelevisão Caboverdiana to Deploy Radio-Assist 8 Digital Audio Software Across Five Stations on Five Islands

CLARET, France — March 7, 2011 — NETIA today announced that it will provide its Radio-Assist(TM) 8 suite of digital audio software to Rádio de Cabo Verde (RCV) to standardize and streamline ingest, production, broadcast, and archiving across five Group Radiotelevisão Caboverdiana (RTC) stations on five islands. Working with systems integrator EuroCOM and in partnership with Radio France Internationale to provide some of the content, NETIA will enable RTC to prepare and deliver regional news broadcasts in Portuguese and local Creole to the Cape Verde islands of Praia, Mindelo, Sal, Fogo, and Santa Caterina.

“As we consolidate and strengthen digital media workflows at RTC facilities, our primary objectives are to unify, centralize, and harmonize all existing systems and, in turn, to improve production and distribution of content,” said Francisco Monteiro, communication and marketing director for RCV. “NETIA’s software system, which is well recognized throughout the industry, will provide us with the range of professional tools we require to complete this project successfully.”

The Radio-Assist 8 range of digital audio software programs covers the entire operation of a radio station, addressing acquisition, sound file editing, commercial and music production, scheduling, multicasting, data security, and administration. With a common platform for working with and exchanging digital media, RTC stations across the Cape Verde islands will optimize and maximize their workflows and collaborative production capabilities.

“The Radio-Assist 8 software provides all the functionality required for ingest, production, and broadcast, and when deployed across multiple stations, as it will be for RTC, it yields significant improvements in collaborative news and program production,” said Pascal Cima, export sales manager at NETIA. “RTC is able to exchange digital media between stations with ease and can more effectively draw on all of its journalistic resources to provide quality news content.”

More information about NETIA and its products is available at www.netia.com.

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About NETIA
NETIA, a GlobeCast company, is a leading provider of software solutions that enable efficient management and delivery of content to today’s full array of media platforms. Relied on by more than 10,000 users in 200 installations in more than 40 countries, NETIA solutions allow content producers and owners to manage content from ingest to delivery, targeting multiplatform outlets including the Internet, VOD, IPTV services, and mobile devices.

NETIA provides content management solutions to major radio and television brands and multimedia groups around the world, and recent wins have made the company a significant new player in the telco market, as well. Clients include BSkyB, RAI Italy, RTL, Radio Riyadh, France Telecom/Orange, RTM Malaysia, Mediacorp Singapore, Radio France, the Associated Press, France Televisions, and L’Équipe 24/24. NETIA has its headquarters in France, with offices in the United States, Paris, Rome, and Sydney, in addition to a global network of professional distribution partners.

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