Imagina US Selects ATCi's Simulsat C/Ku Broadcast Solution for New Miami Facilities

Apr 13, 2010, 09:14 ET from Antenna Technology Communications Inc.

LAS VEGAS, April 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Antenna Technology Communications Inc., a provider of satellite communications systems, today announced at the NAB conference in Las Vegas that Imagina US has selected the ATCi Simulsat C/Ku Multibeam antenna solution, ATCi's latest, most technologically advanced multibeam, to outfit its prominent broadcast facility located in Miami, Florida.

Imagina US, pioneer in the production and creation of TV formats and a leader in the development and transmission of TV channels provides Broadcast Services through its Teleport division. The Teleport operates with two ATCi Simulsat C/Ku multibeam antenna systems capable of receiving content from up to 70 different satellites simultaneously.

Imagina US new facilities have over 11,000 square feet of studios for television production in HD, equipped with the most high-tech sound and graphics. Furthermore, the teleport is the most proficient for satellite reception in South Florida, capable of receiving and manipulating signals from all over the satellite spectrum. Accordingly, these signals can be transmitted anywhere in the world either via satellite, undersea fiber optics or Internet through Tier 1 providers.

"We are proud to be able to respond to whatever the audiovisual needs of our customers," said Jorge Roa, VP of Technology and Operations for Imagina US. "From our new facilities we are ready to provide production services, postproduction and transmission with the highest technology available in the market delivered by ATCi."

"We are very pleased with the beginning of operations; the building is already operating at 100% thanks to ATCi's technology. Our channels are in the air 24 / 7; we also have provided several occasional HD services for our prime customer's providing them with the full services from HD productions in our studios to uplink to the satellite in IP streaming or fiber," said Jorge Roa, VP of Technology and Operations for Imagina US.

ATCi's President Gary Hatch noted that the company's Simulsat C/Ku Multibeam specifically was re-engineered to handle the unique applications that are specific to customers such as Imagina US.

"It is a testament to ATCi's continuous commitment to improving Simulsat technology that Imagina US chose our C/Ku Multibeam antenna for the important task of streamlining their satellite reception capabilities in such a state-of-the-art broadcast facility," Hatch added. "It is a validation of our engineering, and we are honored that Imagina US now will rely on ATCi's Simulsat C/Ku to provide the essential 'C' and Ku Band downlink capabilities essential to their business."

About ATCi

ATCi enhances its customers' opportunity for profit by providing custom global ground-based satellite communications systems and broadband services. The company is committed to delivering innovative technologies to meet the emerging needs of cable television, corporations, government, educational institutions and small- and medium-sized enterprises. ATCi is headquartered in Chandler, Arizona with operating sales offices in North America, China and Brazil. For further information on ATCi products and services, please call 480-844-8501 or visit our Web site at

About Imagina US

Imagina US operates through its subsidiaries Promofilm dedicated to the production of content and TV formats, Media World, a division focused on the development and distribution of thematic channels, exploitation rights and technical services in the audiovisual field, and Overon America which devotes its services to the managing of occasional and permanent satellite and fiber connectivity solutions. For more information please visit:

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