Enex Expands to Latin America
Enex, a providers of TV news in Europe, is expanding its activities to Latin America. At its annual General Assembly it agreed to the inclusion of new TV stations from Columbia, Ecuador, Mexico, Panama, Guatemala and Puerto Rico. “We will continue on this path of globalisation and gain more member stations in Asia and Africa in the future,” announced Managing Director, Henning Tewes, to representatives of more than 60 news providers.
Enex stands for European News Exchange and organises the exchange of moving images with accompanying editorial information and transmission services for its members. The organisation currently has 30 full members, including Europe’s largest television network, RTL Group, Sky News in Great Britain, CBS in the United States and TBS in Japan. The newly incorporated TV stations are TV Caracol, Ecuavisa, TV Azteca Mexico, TV Azteca Guatemala, TVN Panama and WAPA.
The company was founded in 1994. It has permanent satellite capacities which it provides to its members for daily news exchange at low cost. With this, a region from Scandinavia to North Africa and from Ireland to Afghanistan is covered. With Newslink, Enex offers a platform that can transmit video material quickly and safely via the internet.
Enex’s members are commercial TV providers holding a leading position in their respective markets as well as strong news stations: The market leaders in the United States, Germany, the Netherlands, Hungary, Belgium and Sweden, the second largest providers in France, Russia and Portugal, and the strongest news stations in Great Britain, Italy and Poland are part of it.
Via the Enex Newsroom, members share current reports and magazine items on a daily basis amongst each other. They are produced in such a way that they can be integrated into the respective programmes and are announced in the context of a daily preview, which is continuously updated. The volume of reports exchanged has nearly doubled over the last five years. Every day, nearly 60 reports are offered. With Breaking News, Enex coordinates the coverage for its members and provides additional transmission capacities at low cost.