Towercom Bulgaria Selects Thomson Broadcast as Strategic Partner

Towercom Bulgaria has selected Thomson Broadcast as a strategic supplier in the rollout of a DVB-T-based digital terrestrial television (DTTV) network across Bulgaria. This major deal includes the acquisition of new energy-efficient Thomson Broadcast Elite GreenPower transmitters for reduced energy usage and optimal reliability. Towercom Bulgaria was awarded a 15-year DVB-T license and is build...

The timeNovember 16th, 2010 Read more


Qatar Media Corporation Optimizes AM/DRM Coverage With Thomson Broadcast Anti-Fading Antenna

Qatar Media Corporation, the state broadcaster of Qatar, has gone live with a Thomson Broadcast (formerly the transmission division of Grass Valley) customized anti-fading antenna for its national AM radio service. The new antenna enables the broadcaster to improve the quality and coverage of AM/DRM transmissions from its Al-Arish station in the north of Qatar. The highly optimized solution was...

The timeOctober 5th, 2010 Read more


Arqiva Selects Thomson Broadcast to Support New DVB-T2 Network in the U.K.

Arqiva, the communications infrastructure and media services company, has selected Thomson Broadcast (formerly the transmission division of Grass Valley) for the high-power sites of its new DVB-T2 network for terrestrial high-definition services in the United Kingdom. Thomson Broadcast is deploying, from 2010 to 2012, 16 high-power DCX Paragon MSDC-IOT transmitters with an output power up to 20...

The timeSeptember 10th, 2010 Read more


Thomson Broadcast Showcases Elite 1000 GreenPower Energy-Efficient TV Transmitters

Thomson Broadcast (formerly the transmission division of Grass Valley) will highlight the Elite 1000 GreenPower television transmitter line at IBC2010. The sleek, high performance UHF transmitter features 50-V LDMOS technology and boasts an output power of up to 9.6 kW DVB per unit with an energy consumption savings of up to 15 percent over the previous Elite transmitter series. Utilizing Thoms...

The timeSeptember 9th, 2010 Read more


Thomson Broadcast Launches Flexible DVB-T2 Transmission Solution

Thomson Broadcast (formerly the transmission division of Grass Valley) has created a new DVB-T2-ready exciter that gives the Thomson Elite and IOT DCX Paragon transmitters the capability to broadcast in DVB-T2 while maintaining full compatibility with existing services over DVB-T/H, ATSC, ATSC-MH, and ISDB-Tb. Already proven and on-air in the United Kingdom, the new exciter provides a transmission...

The timeSeptember 8th, 2010 Read more


Grass Valley Transmission and Headend Divisions Renamed Thomson Broadcast and Thomson Video Networks

As part of the process of the Grass Valley divestiture, Technicolor is separating its transmission and headend divisions from Grass Valley. These two business units will now operate as stand-alone entities under the THOMSON brand and are being renamed Thomson Broadcast and Thomson Video Networks. Since the earliest years of broadcasting, the Thomson name has been synonymous with expertise and inno...

The timeSeptember 6th, 2010 Read more