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FIRST NORTH AMERICAN SOCCER BROADCAST IN 4K

Pittsburgh, PA

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February 11, 2016

NEP Group announced today that it provided broadcast production services for the first live 4K soccer broadcast in North America, which was streamed and delivered over-the-top (OTT) to Sony 4K Ultra HD TVs.

NEP Group announced today that it provided broadcast production services for the first live 4K soccer broadcast in North America, which was streamed and delivered over-the-top (OTT) to Sony 4K Ultra HD TVs. Univision Deportes, the multimedia sports division of Univision Communications Inc. (UCI), which also includes UDN, the number one Spanish-language sports network, delivered the broadcast in partnership with Sony and NeuLion, Inc.

The friendly match between Mexico’s National Team and Senegal was held at Marlins Park in Miami, Florida on February 10th. 

“NEP is helping to lead the way in delivering native 4K broadcasts all around the world,” said Mike Werteen, President of NEP U.S. Mobile Units. “It’s a trend that we have embraced as a company, and one that we’re well-prepared to help our clients execute.”

“Univision Deportes’ foray into the 4K space, a first for soccer in the U.S., is an example of how Univision Deportes continues to innovate and create the best possible soccer content for fans,” said Juan Carlos Rodriguez, president of Univision Deportes.

NEP provided a 4K mobile unit, cameras with long sports lenses in native 4K, EVS playback 4K machines, a 4K VIZ graphics unit and a Sony multi-channel 4K hard drive recorder to archive the historic broadcast.

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For media inquiries, contact NEP: Susan Matis or Meredith Knight

PRESS@NEPGROUP.COM

About NEP

For over 30 years, NEP has been a worldwide outsourced technical production partner supporting premier content producers oflive sports, entertainment, music and corporate events. Our servicesinclude remote production, studio production, audio visual solutions, host broadcastsupport, premium playout, post production and innovative software-based mediamanagement solutions. NEP’s 3,500+ employees are driven by a passion forsuperior service and a focus on technical innovation. Together, we havesupported 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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