IDC selected by AVW for Australia and New Zealand Radio Distribution Networks Refresh

Posted on January 29, 2016

Ottawa, ON, January 29th, 2016 – International Datacasting Corporation (TSX VENTURE: IDC), a technology provider for the world’s premiere broadcasters, has been selected by AVW Limited (AVW) to upgrade its own radio distribution network as well as the network of its radio distribution customers in Australia and New Zealand.

“The STAR Pro Audio solution provides unparalleled level of high-end features and flexibility that enable us to deliver more value to our customers” said Murray Hunt, Director of AVW. “Its high quality software and hardware design ensures that we are able to continue to support our customers reliably.”.

IDC’s proven audio solutions include advanced features, which allow operators to improve audio quality, increase advertising revenues, and reduce costs. The solution selected by AVW includes the STAR-2 Pro Audio™ Generation 2 satellite receiver, a professional DVB-S/S2 MPE satellite audio receiver supporting integrated advertisement and content playout, and offers live professional audio decoding. The solution provides maximum flexibility in data rates, codecs and sample rates, including MPEG Layer 2 for existing DVB compatibility or new High-Efficiency Advanced Audio Coding (HE-AAC) for the best audio performance at the lowest bit rate.

“The STAR Pro Audio solution provides key features to increase monetization of radio networks” said Steeve Huin, Co-Chief Executive Officer of IDC. “IDC is proud of AVW’s continued selection and support of the IDC technologies with the refresh of large radio networks.”.

About International Datacasting Corporation:

International Datacasting Corporation (TSX VENTURE: IDC) is a technology provider for the world’s premiere broadcasters in radio, television, data and digital cinema. IDC’s products and solutions are in demand for radio and television networks, targeted ad insertion, digital cinema, 3D live events, VOD, and IPTV. IDC is headquartered in Ottawa, Canada, has installations in over 100 countries, and a strong world-wide network of value-added partners and distributors. For more information visit: www.datacast.com.

About AVW Ltd:

AVW provides solutions for Broadcasters, Communications and Multimedia users throughout Australia, New Zealand and the South East Asia. AVW is in the business of equipment distribution and value adding for solutions through AVW’s Specialist Systems Group (SSG); which has engineering and support operations for Earth Station operations in all major territories it serves. For more information visit  www.avwbroadcast.com

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CONTACT:

Steeve Huin
Co-Chief Executive Officer
International Datacasting Corporation
+1-613-596-2400
marketing@datacast.com

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