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


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


Grass Valley Supplies Transmission System FOX Charlotte – WCCB for Mobile DTV Broadcasting

WCCB, the FOX affiliate serving the Charlotte, N.C. region, has purchased a new Thomson mobile video transmission system from Grass Valley™, based on the ATSC A/153 standard.  Grass Valley has been contracted to deliver, integrate, and commission a complete mobile DTV package that will be used to upgrade the station’s existing digital TV transmitter and launch a new wireless video service to porta...

The timeJune 8th, 2010 Read more


Thomson TV Transmitters Now Ready for ISDB-Tb

The Thomson Elite TV transmission portfolio showing at NAB 2010 will be enriched with the introduction of ISDB-Tb to address the fast-developing South American digital TV market. The Elite exciter — that handles all standards by sharing the same hardware platform — offers full compatibility with the ISDB-Tb to simultaneously offer digital TV as well as mobile TV applications. ISDB-Tb (Integrate...

The timeApril 10th, 2010 Read more