IDC Launches Project With The Radio Network

International Datacasting Corp. partnered with AVW to modernize The Radio Network's satellite distribution network.
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International Datacasting Corp. (IDC) has partnered with its New Zealand distributor, AVW, to modernize The Radio Network's satellite distribution network using IDC's SuperFlex Pro Audio satellite products.

The Radio Network consists of 128 stations operating across 26 markets in New Zealand. Its stations include Easy Mix, Flava, Coast, ZM, Radio Sport and others.

The SuperFlex line is a DVB-S2 IP-based satellite network that supports the integration of live satellite feeds with automated local program and ad insertion capabilities.

AVW will implement the new uplink system and provide support on the SuperFlex Pro Audio system backed up by IDC's Priority 247 Support organization.


IBS Launches Internet Radio Network

The Intercollegiate Broadcasting System (IBS) has launched an Internet radio network aimed at student broadcasters. Working with supplier Backbone Networks Corp., a proof-of-concept pilot project involving 25 schools starts this month.