Distribution In Brief


* Ross Video has signed on South African supplier, Concilium Technologies to further develop broadcast sales in the region. The agreement will extend Concilium’s product portfolio offering the Ross Vision and CrossOver series of production switchers, XPression 3D Character Generator and Virtual Studio system, OverDrive Automated Production Control System, openGear and SoftMetal Video Servers.Sharon Quigley, International Sales Manager, EAIME said that Ross Video is pleased to have Concilium on board as a partner in South Africa and the Sub-Sahara Countries.

* Less than 6 months since the merger between Orbit and Showtime was first announced, Orbit Showtime, reveals its new name, OSN-Orbit Showtime Network, a new network look and feel and 8 new channels including OSN Arabia, the region's first western entertainment channel totally dubbed into Arabic and the region's first bouquet of three high definition channels. Orbit Showtime Network is present in North Africa: Egypt, Mauritania, Algeria, Libya and Morocco.