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Press Release -- April 19th, 2016
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TV2 NORWAY SELECTS HIBERNIA NETWORKS AS EXCLUSIVE TRANSPORT PROVIDER FOR 2016 SUMMER GAMES IN RIO DE JANEIRO

Hibernia Networks’ fully-managed video solution will transport content from the sporting events taking place in Rio to viewers in Norway over its state-of-the-art fiber optic network

DUBLIN, IRELANDApril 19, 2016Hibernia Networks, a provider of global, high speed telecommunications solutions, announces today that it has been selected by TV2 Norway, the largest commercial television network in Norway, to provide fully-managed video transport of the 2016 summer games in Rio de Janeiro. As the exclusive video transport provider of the games for TV2 Norway, Hibernia Networks’ managed video solution will deliver crystal clear, high-definition programming of all sporting events including TV2 Norway studio and on-site reporting footage from Rio de Janeiro to viewers in Norway.

The unique, end-to-end managed video transport solution incorporates 23 JPEG2000 streams and IP feeds between the International Broadcast Center (IBC) in Rio de Janeiro and TV2 Norway’s studio in Bergen, Norway. The content is being carried on a primary path with complete redundancy. Additionally, Hibernia Networks has installed hot-standby video equipment along the full network route to ensure 100% uptime.

“By providing TV2 Norway with a fully managed video transport solution, Hibernia Networks plays a pivotal role in ensuring viewers in Norway are able to view high-quality, uninterrupted programming of the Rio 2016 summer games,” states Fergus Innes, Regional Vice President EMEA at Hibernia Networks. “Hibernia Networks’ customers have long relied on our expertise in the transport of global sports and entertainment events. Our low latency, high-resolution delivery and 24/7monitoring of all multicast connections by our state-of-the-art Television Operations Center assures customers that their viewing audiences will experience unparalleled image quality.”

“Based on Hibernia Networks’ strong track record of providing high profile events to our viewers, TV2 Norway has entrusted Hibernia Networks to be the exclusive video transport provider for the Rio games,” states Ronald Larson, IT Consultant at TV2 Norway. “The end-to-end managed solution allows our team to focus on the creation of content without having to worry about viewer experience. Thanks to its state-of-the-art video content delivery platform, our viewers have enjoyed the highest-quality coverage of global sporting events, such as Premier League football games and the 2014 winter games in Sochi.”

For more information on Hibernia Networks’ cutting-edge network services and content solutions, please visit www.hibernianetworks.com.

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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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