Newtec Technology incorporated in 2wcom Standard Satellite Audio Transmission Solution

Newtec Helps 2wcom Deliver 40 % Satellite Bandwidth Saving in Major Polish Radio Station Success

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Newtec announces today that its Broadcast Satellite Modulator technology was chosen and incorporated into the 2wcom standard satellite audio transmission solution, that has already helped German professional broadcast systems experts 2wcom GmbH win a major order with Poland's most popular radio station, the RMF FM Group.

Newtec's broadcast satellite equipment ability to deliver major savings in satellite bandwidth with no loss of audio quality, plus its high reliability and flexibility and the future proof design, combining video and IP technologies were all significant factors in supporting 2wcom.

"We have built a strong worldwide reputation because we believe in quality, future proof solutions and in Newtec we have a partner with exactly the same values and priorities," said Werner Drews, 2wcom CEO.

"Our professional 2wcom IRDs meet customer demands for major savings without compromise on quality and also to achieve an adjustable audio delay with a very short bootup time - currently an outstanding and unbeatable 2-4 seconds. We are delighted to have in Newtec such a strong partner for our DVB-S/S2 distribution and we already have major prospects elsewhere in Europe and Overseas," Drews added.

The AZ110 Broadcast Satellite Modulator is part of Newtec's Azimuth product family, which includes a wide range of DVB-S and DVB-S2 modulators, demodulators and modems for Broadcast (contribution, distribution and DSNG), Telco and Wide Area Networks applications, as well as generic satellite communications equipment such as frequency converters, redundancy switches and data converters.

Serge Van Herck, CEO of Newtec said, "We are pleased that our broadcast satellite modulator technology plays such an important role in this prestigious contract for 2wcom and it seems that further successes may be close at hand. Like 2wcom, we are totally committed to delivering worldclass solutions that meet the demands of our customers and that is why our partnership has proved so successful".

RMF FM was the first, and is today the most popular commercial radio station in Poland. It has just celebrated its tenth anniversary and averages an audience of ten million Poles each day.


The 2wcom GmbH is an established worldwide supplier of professional broadcast products with decadelong experience in the fields of DVB-S/S2, DVB-T, FM, RDS and TCP/IP-SNMP Management Control.

We do offer complete DVB-S / S2 Audio / IP Satellite System solutions from end to end - including professional Encoder, Modulator and highly reliable IRD product range.

For more information on 2wcom's products and solutions visit 2wcom at Broadcast Asia show in Singapore, booth 8L2-04/ hall 8 15th until 18th June 2010.
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