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PROCASESTUDY

Project Focus Client: Al Kass, Qatar Supplier and SI: Grass Valley Budget: US $15 million Delivery: May 2011 and September 2011

Reels on Wheels Qatar-based sports broadcaster Al Kass has expanded its outside broadcast fleet with the addition of two new large trailers that include full-length expansion. The trailers, which are worth more than US $15 million, will enable Al Kass to undertake production capabilities on a much larger scale than it presently does. Although the vans (OB3 and OB4) will be based in Doha, the trucks will travel all around the region, particularly to neighbouring countries like the United Arab Emirates, where sport is constantly produced. GV often works with local systems integrators to build OB vans but these two trucks were specially built for Al Kass at Grass Valley’s OB facility in Weiterstadt, Germany. “Such OBs that include complex expansion over the full trailer length are always built at the GV

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BroadcastPro Middle East - June 2011 Issue  

Broadcast Pro Middle East is a monthly publication covering television and radio broadcasting technology as well as filmmaking trends in the...

BroadcastPro Middle East - June 2011 Issue  

Broadcast Pro Middle East is a monthly publication covering television and radio broadcasting technology as well as filmmaking trends in the...

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