T-VIPS Meets Growing US Customer Demand with North American Expansion
Greenwich, CT - June 4 2007 - T-VIPS, the technology solutions leader in the real-time transport of broadcast quality video signals over IP networks, announces today that it is greatly increasing its North American market presence with the recruitment of industry expert Steve Sloane to its new subsidiary T-VIPS America Inc., based in Greenwich, Connecticut.
"The opening of a US office and the recruitment of Steve Sloane are crucial to our future development," says Janne T. Morstøl President, T-VIPS America Inc. "Our products are already deployed at US broadcasters, enabling our customers to use cost-effective IP Ethernet networks for the backhaul of both SD & HD video. The establishment of our US office, managed by Steve Sloane, will provide the best possible support to our North American customers, distributors and OEM partners. The unique advantages of our solutions ensure that IP backhaul is now a commercial reality and these initiatives will ensure that more US video professionals can make the most of IP video transport, including our high performance JPEG2000 technology."
Steve Sloane brings over 20 years of distribution, sales and management experience to T-VIPS America. Most recently he worked for Triveni Digital Inc. - an LG Electronics Company. Previously, he held sales and marketing management positions with Snell & Wilcox, PESA Switching Systems, and for Chyron, both in the US and the UK. Steve will set up T-VIPS sales and support operations in Greenwich, CT, spearheading T-VIPS' North American pre and post sales support activities.
"T-VIPS' innovative IP backhaul and distribution solutions have a great opportunity to take center stage in the US," says Steve Sloane, Sales Director North America, T-VIPS America Inc. "The importance of sports, regional programming and the rapid rise of HD content all mean that T-VIPS' IP transport solutions for HD and SD offer broadcasters and network operators real business benefits. I look forward to ensuring that the T-VIPS solutions achieve the no. 1 position in the IP video backhaul market, as merited by our technology leadership."
"Steve Sloane is the right executive to drive our North American market expansion and build direct relationships with partners and customers to ensure that our solutions gain the recognition in North America that they have already achieved in Europe," concludes Janne T. Morstøl.