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CBC/Radio-Canada expands its use of UHP technology in satellite operations

(11 September 2018 - UHP Networks) UHP Networks announced today that Canadian Broadcasting Company (CBC)/Radio-Canada has commissioned their new UHP VSAT Hub.

CBC/Radio-Canada is the Canadian national broadcaster for radio, television and other media. It uses satellite technology in news gathering and content distribution. The new UHP Hub is serving remote areas in the Canadian North and supports high-speed connectivity for multimedia applications. It is the third network based on UHP technology installed by the Canadian broadcaster with over 300 remotes delivered by UHP to date. The first network has been operating successfully for over 4 years. These networks provide high-availability service under rigorous QoS requirements.

UHP Networks CEO Dr. Vagan Shakhgildian commented, “We at UHP are very happy to strengthen our partnership with CBC/Radio-Canada, a world-renowned organization and our national broadcaster. CBC is a forward-thinking organization, and we are glad they chose our technology for their new network.”

About UHP Networks

UHP Networks Inc. is engaged in the development, manufacturing and marketing of satellite networking equipment. Its core products include UHP (which stands for “Universal Hardware Platform”) satellite routers and advanced Network Management System. UHP is the industry’s first fully software-defined, high-throughput VSAT router, which can be used in a network of any size and any topology, either as a remote or a building block of a VSAT Hub. UHP-powered solutions are efficient and reliable, with industry-best total cost of ownership. These solutions have been deployed in over 300 networks by broadcasters, Tier 1 telecom service providers, and government agencies.

About CBC/Radio-Canada

CBC/Radio-Canada is Canada’s national public broadcaster. Through our mandate to inform, enlighten and entertain, we play a central role in strengthening Canadian culture. As Canada’s trusted news source, we offer a uniquely Canadian perspective on news, current affairs and world affairs. Our distinctively homegrown entertainment programming draws audiences from across the country. Deeply rooted in communities, CBC/Radio-Canada offers diverse content in English, French and eight Indigenous languages. We are leading the transformation to meet the needs of Canadians in a digital world.