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Press Release -- April 18th, 2016
Source: Hibernia Networks


Highest quality 4K UHD transmission supported by global fiber infrastructure for ultra high resolution viewer experience

DUBLIN, IRELANDApril 18, 2016Hibernia Networks, a provider of global, high speed telecommunications solutions, announces its global fiber optic network supports the transmission of J2K-enabled 4K video for ultra high-definition. The capability is enabled by the latest codec technology, which is deployed to the customer site and managed by Hibernia Networks. The technology allows transmission of 4K UHD video to and from North America, Europe and Asia.

“Image quality is of the utmost importance in today’s hyper-connected world,” states Al DiGabriele, Senior Vice President of Product Management and Marketing at Hibernia Networks. “Viewers are continuously seeking an improved ultra high-definition experience when viewing live events from around the world. Hibernia Networks’ Broadcast Cloud Solutions ensure viewers receive reliable, crystal clear programming via the highest 4K UHD transport available on the market today.”

Hibernia Networks’ fully managed video transport solutions ensure the delivery of highest quality content to viewers within and between continents across the globe. Leveraging Hibernia Networks’ global fiber optic infrastructure, including the lowest latency transatlantic connection on Hibernia Express, studios creating content are able to achieve real-time content distribution for end-user viewing.

“The latest generation ultra high-definition image quality and global distribution of live entertainment and sporting events are driving new demands for international video transport,” stated Jeff Heynen, Senior Analyst at SNL Kagan. “In this environment, operators that are able to leverage a wholly owned and operated fiber network to deliver 4K video quality capability on a global level may be at a decided advantage when it comes to securing contracts with global content providers.”

For more information on Hibernia Networks Broadcast Cloud Solutions, please visit

About Hibernia Networks:

Hibernia Networks owns and operates a global network serving more than 100 markets and spanning 25 countries. Hibernia Networks serves customers with unparalleled support, flexibility and service in a variety of industry segments including financial markets, web-centric, media and entertainment, and telecom service providers. Providing enterprise-class and wholesale global connectivity solutions, Hibernia Networks offers secure and diverse optical transport, Ethernet, and carrier-grade IP transit services. Hibernia Networks also offers dedicated cloud connectivity, low latency services, DTM and HiberniaCDN for seamless anytime, anywhere content delivery. Hibernia Express, Hibernia Networks’ next-generation transatlantic cable, provides the lowest latency connections available between major commercial and financial centers in North America, Europe and beyond.  The state-of-the-art cable system garnered two 2015 Global Carriers Awards – Subsea Project of the Year and Best Subsea Innovation.

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