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NBC OLYMPICS SELECTS NEP GROUP MOBILE BROADCASTING, ENGINEERING CONSULTATION AND TECHNICAL SUPPORT FOR ITS PRODUCTION OF 2018 OLYMPIC WINTER GAMES IN PYEONGCHANG

New York, New York

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February 8, 2018

NBC Olympics, a division of the NBC Sports Group, has selected NEP Group to provide mobile broadcasting, engineering consultation and technical support for its production of the XXIII Olympic Winter Games, which take place in PyeongChang, South Korea, from February 9 - February 25. The announcement was made today by Christopher Adams, VP of Venue Engineering, NBC Olympics, and Glen Levine, President, NEP U.S. Mobile Units.

NEP will provide outside broadcast units NCP8 A and B, Iridium, and Zinc, as well as associated gear and technical support, for live coverage of the Opening ceremony at PyeongChang Olympic Stadium, figure skating and short track speed skating events at Gangneung Ice Arena, and Ice Hockey games at Gangneung Hockey Centre.

“I can’t believe that it’s been 30 years since we started our relationship with NEP, for our production of the Olympics,” said Adams. “Time flies when you have a valued facilities provider with an experienced team of professionals that have helped us produce the past 12 Olympic Games. We look forward to working with them on this next edition of the Olympics.”

“NBC and NEP started our Olympic journey together nearly 30 years ago, at the 1988 Seoul Olympics,” said Levine. “I’m happy to say that for NBC’s coverage of every Olympic Games since that time, NEP’s support team of managers and engineering specialists has been an integral part of this successful, longstanding partnership. We’re extremely proud of our relationship with NBC Olympics and thrilled to return to South Korea for the production of the 2018 Olympic Winter Games, through our OB units, flypacks and creative technical solutions.”

NEP and its Bexel division, which has provided broadcast gear for every Olympics since the Atlanta Games in 1996, will send an experienced, combined team of more than 30 specialists to support NBC’s production of the PyeongChang Games. The NEP team will include 15 broadcast engineers and technical support staff, plus 17 team members to provide long-term planning, operations management and technical consultation at NBC Olympics’ production facility inside the International Broadcast Center in South Korea.

 

About NBC Olympics

A division of the NBC Sports Group, NBC Olympics is responsible for producing, programming and promoting NBCUniversal's Olympic coverage. It is renowned for its unsurpassed Olympic heritage, award-winning production, and ability to aggregate the largest audiences in U.S. television history.

For more information on NBC Olympics’ coverage of the PyeongChang Olympics, please visit: http://nbcsportsgrouppressbox.com/

About NEP Group

For over 30 years, NEP has been a worldwide outsourced technical production partner supporting premier content producers of live sports, entertainment, music and corporate events. Our services include remote production, studio production, audio visual solutions, host broadcast support, premium playout, post production and innovative software-based media management solutions. NEP’s 3,000+ employees are driven by a passion for superior service and a focus on technical innovation. Together, we have supported productions in over 85 countries on all seven continents.

 

NEP is headquartered in the United States and has offices in 22 countries. Learn more at nepgroup.com.

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About NEP

For over 30 years, NEP has been a worldwide outsourced technical production partner supporting premier content producers of live sports, entertainment, music and corporate events. Our services include remote production, studio production, audio visual solutions, host broadcast support, premium playout, post production and innovative software-based media management solutions. NEP’s 3,500+ employees are driven by a passion for superior service and a focus on technical innovation. Together, we have supported productions in 87 countries on all seven continents.

NEP is headquartered in the United States and has offices in 24 countries.

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