NEP GROUP’S MEDIABANK TEAM AND DISCOVERY WIN A 2018 IABM BaM AWARD™ FOR PROJECT COLLABORATION

NEP GROUP’S MEDIABANK TEAM AND DISCOVERY WIN A 2018 IABM BaM AWARD™ FOR PROJECT COLLABORATION

PITTSBURGH, USA and OSLO, Norway

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April 12, 2018

PITTSBURGH and OSLO – April11, 2018 – NEP Group is thrilled toannounce that their Mediabank team, along with their partners at Discovery, arethe proud winners of a 2018 IABM BaM Award™ in the project/collaborationcategory for their work to create the first ever cloud-based media asset managementsystem for the Olympic Games.  Mediabank’s media asset management solutionfacilitated live MCR, ingest, craft editing of highlights, automated clipgeneration, storage of content, distribution of live content and clips, asignal hub, an audio matrix and 24/7 monitoring and support for over 12,000hours of Olympic content.

The IABM BaM Awards™ celebrate and recognize the achievements ofbroadcast and media innovators that deliver real business and creativebenefits, and are judged by an independent panel of experts. 

The judges lauded the success of the Mediabank solution, saying, “Using a cloud-based solution as the MAMplatform for one of the highest-profile broadcasting events such as the OlympicGames is a brave decision, and successfully utilizing it to deliver all of theOlympic content to 50 territories in 21 languages is a great achievement.”

“We truly believe that our collaboration withDiscovery created an innovative, revolutionary solution, and to have itrecognized by the industry is very gratifying. I am so proud of our Mediabank/Discovery team and what we haveaccomplished,” said Terje Røijen-Hammer, managing directorof NEP Media Services.

To learn more about Mediabank and their solution for Discovery’s Olympiccoverage, visit www.mediabank.com.

 

Media Contacts

EmilyJohn, Bubble Agency (EMEA)                  DeniseWilliams, Bubble Agency (USA)

emilyj@bubbleagency.com                                denisew@bubbleagency.com

+44(0) 7718 985232                                        +1.503.806.0755

Contact

For media inquiries, contact NEP: Susan Matis or Meredith Knight

PRESS@NEPGROUP.COM

About NEP

For over 30 years, NEP has been a worldwide outsourced technical production partner supporting premier content producers of live sports, entertainment, music and corporate events. Our services include remote production, specialty capture, RF and wireless video/audio, studio production, audio visual solutions, host broadcast support, post production, connectivity and transmission, premium playout and innovative software-based media management solutions. NEP’s 4,000+ employees are driven by a passion for superior service and a focus on technical innovation. Together, we have supported productions in 88 countries on all seven continents.

NEP is headquartered in the United States and has operations in 24 countries. Learn more at nepgroup.com.

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