Globecast Australia named the satellite services provider for the G20

G20 host broadcaster Global Television TELEVISION, working directly to the G20 Taskforce, has appointed Globecast Australia as the satellite services provider for the G20 in Brisbane.

The announcement:

G20 host broadcaster GLOBAL TELEVISION, working directly to the G20 Taskforce, has appointed GLOBECAST AUSTRALIA as the satellite services provider for the G20 in Brisbane, it has been announced.

GLOBECAST AUSTRALIA will provide a range of services including five satellite uplink units in various locations, as well as international fibre and satellite connectivity across the northern and southern hemisphere.

All bookings are to be directed to the Host Broadcaster, via its website Or you can email the host broadcaster directly: hostbroadcaster@globaltv.com.au

The G20 summit will be held at the Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre on 15 and 16 November 2014, which will also contain an International Media Centre (IMC) for accredited media.

As Host Broadcaster, GLOBAL TELEVISION is providing live multi-camera coverage of key elements of the G20 summit including arrivals, speeches and news conferences. Such events and pool footage will be available live at IMC and also live at GLOBECAST AUSTRALIA’s Sydney broadcast centre.

GLOBAL TELEVISION CEO, Keith Andrews said: “Our company’s reputation as a Host, including most recently at the Glasgow Commonwealth Games, has enabled the team to plan a significant logistical roll out to ensure global coverage of this important, political event.”

GLOBECAST AUSTRALIA CEO, Simon Farnsworth said: “We are honoured to be involved in such a flagship Australian hosted international event. Global Television and Globecast Australia have worked successfully together on various major events including CHOGM in Perth. That experience, coupled with our relationships with domestic and international broadcasters, will further enhance our teams’ collective capabilities at the Brisbane G20 summit”.

Source: CLPR media release


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