BJCC Productions Announces Connection To Crawford Teleport
Partnership with Crawford Communications brings worldwide connectivity.
Birmingham (February 4, 2005) - In a partnership that brings a new era of live satellite and national/international fiber network broadcast capability to the Birmingham Metro Area, BJCC Productions announces the latest enhancement to it's full-service production facilities. Beginning December 2004 BJCC Productions, a component of the Birmingham Jefferson Convention Complex, will maintain a broadcast quality DS-3 fiber video transport to the Crawford Communications Teleport in Atlanta, GA.
Crawford Communications, working closely with BJCC Productions, will provide satellite services via the Crawford Teleport to virtually any domestic satellite plus a wide range of international satellites and fiber networks such as Vyvx, AT&T and T-Systems international fiber network.
"This opens up a wide range of communications options for Birmingham area companies and institutions," states Ed Deckert, Director of the Crawford Teleport. "The studios and facilities at the BJCC, coupled with the Crawford Teleport, make a nice 1-2 punch for convenience and flexibility."
Clients will have the option of utilizing the studios and production facilities at the Birmingham Jefferson Convention Complex for live interviews, corporate communication, interactive conferences, live sporting events & tape rolls or will be able to connect directly to the BJCC for routing via local loop providers.
"In a partnership that addresses a key need for the Birmingham area, we are thrilled to affiliate our production facilities with a company that has the depth and range of services that Crawford Communications is known for," states Tad Snider, Director of Information Technology for the Birmingham Jefferson Convention Complex. "The ability for Birmingham area companies and institutions to have access to occasional use broadcast services has been lacking for some time. We aim to create a hub for the delivery of full-service video transmission services for corporate communications, news, sports, entertainment & special events - either live or taped - to any U.S.
market or throughout the world quickly and efficiently."