News

NEP FINALIZES SERVICES AGREEMENT WITH TV 2

Pittsburgh, PA

|

November 9, 2016

Agreement to supports TV 2’s productions for the next five years

NEP Group Inc. announced today that TV 2 AS and NEP Norway AS have finalized a services agreement to support TV 2’s productions for the next five years. As part of this deal, NEP has acquired the TV2-owned OB-Team, which provides technical personnel and equipment for TV2’s productions and other clients in Norway. OB-Team AS provides services for studio, multi-camera and OB productions.

“TV 2 is looking forward to gaining access to NEP’s global technical resources and experience. In a market with an increasing need for investments and innovation, OB-Team will have a more suitable home in NEP than in TV 2,” said Øivind Johannessen, OB-Team’s Chairman of the board and director at TV 2. 

OB-Team's OB fleet is among the most modern in Europe. It currently controls eight units in a range of sizes. The company provides support for a variety of sports productions throughout Europe, including X Games 2016, Premier League, UEFA Europe League Playoffs, and Tour of Norway. “We look forward bringing the OB-Team onboard to support TV 2 productions and to bolster our support for other productions in the region,” said Paul Henriksen, President of NEP Broadcast Services Europe. “Adding the OB-Team staff and resources to the growing NEP Europe team provides us more ways to help meet our client’s needs, whenever and wherever they need our support.” 

Lise Heidal, Managing Director of NEP Norway, will oversee the OB-Team staff.

Contact

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 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.

Recent News

Creative Technology Middle East appointed as disguise CSP

Middle East

|

disguise is pleased to welcome Creative Technology Middle East to the disguise Certified Solution Provider (CSP) worldwide network.

read more

NEP delivers sports broadcasting milestone with remote production of ITN coverage of IAAF World Relays 2019 in Yokohama Japan from NEP Andrews Hub in Sydney

Sydney, Australia

|

NEP Group, the world’s leading outsourced technical production partner for premier content producers of live sports and entertainment, has achieved a milestone in sports broadcasting with the successful live, remote production from Sydney of the IAAF World Relays 2019 held in Yokohama, Japan (11-12 May).

read more

NEP RELEASES NEW M15 MOBILE UNIT

Pittsburgh, PA

|

The Powerful, Flexible M15 Unit Debuts with Coverage of the Seattle Mariners for ROOT SPORTS NW.

read more

NEP Announces Promotion of Graham Andrews to Global President of NEP Live Events

PITTSBURGH, PA

|

NEP Group, the world’s leading outsourced production partner for content producers of live sports and entertainment, announced today the promotion of Graham Andrews to Global President of NEP Live Events and CEO of the Creative Technology Group. The announcement follows significant growth in NEP’s Live Events operating segment over the last several years, growing from two US-based businesses in 2012 to today a family of six brands and the largest live events platform in the world.

read more