RRsat Global Communications Network, a provider of comprehensive digital content management and global content distribution services to the broadcasting industry, has announced that it was again chosen as TGVN’s broadcast partner to deliver live and delayed matches from the 2013 Winter Universiade to CBS Sports Network in the US. RRsat will deliver over 35 hours of live sports event coverage for TGVN, The Global Video Network.
The Universiade is an international sporting event that aims to promote sports-related values such as friendship, fraternity, fair play, perseverance, and cooperation among students from universities worldwide. The event, which is being held for the 26th time this year, will be staged in Trentino, Italy from December 11 through December 21, 2013 and is sponsored by FISU, the International University Sports Federation.
RRsat will provide comprehensive live and tape delay HD broadcasts of 18 events via a cost-effective combination of fiber transmission and satellite feeds.
“TGVN was exceptionally pleased with RRsat’s ability to flawlessly deliver multiple simultaneous 2013 Summer Universiade games from Kazan, Russia to ESPN in HD,” said Craig Jonas, COO of TGVN. “We look forward to collaborating with RRsat again to broadcast the 2013 Winter games from Italy. RRsat’s dedication and responsiveness to the unique requirements of the Universiade together with its cost-effective, high-quality solution create a winning combination for TGVN.”
“We are thrilled to be working once again with TGVN for the delivery of the Winter Universade games to CBS Sports Network,” said Ohad Har-Lev, President of RRsat America. “It is a pleasure to provide US viewers with a window onto the athletic accomplishments and sportsmanship of university students who gather to meet and compete with their counterparts from around the world.”
Live streaming of USA team matches from the 2013 Winter Universiade can be seen here: http://www.tgvn.tv/winter-world-university-game-usa-team/