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APs ENPS Signs Four More International BroadcastersAntena 1, Kuwait TV, Thailand's MCOT and Jagran TV newest users (April 15, 2005)
With its global market share reaching almost 40%, AP's ENPS has signed four more leading international broadcasters who join hundreds more worldwide in utilizing the innovation, flexibility and reliability of ENPS to power their newsrooms.
These latest additions represent a large cross-section of demanding production environments and are taking full advantage of advanced capabilities including multilingual operation and seamless integration with broadcast hardware from third-party vendors. The four newsrooms who have signed agreements are:
Kuwait TV in Kuwait City
Antena 1 in Romania
MCOT Public Company Limited in Thailand
Jagran TV in India
In choosing AP's ENPS, these broadcasters all had similar goals for their news operations:
- improve workflow
- leverage current hardware capabilities
- coordinate the efforts of remote journalists
- provide multilingual support
- implement an easy-to-use news production system
In 2004 AP's global business grew to 358 customers at 588 sites with 29,273 workstation licenses, finishing up 72 customers, 106 sites and 3,214 workstations - a 20% increase over 2003. In total, there are more than 40,000 active user accounts. In the Americas, AP conducted 63 superuser ENPS training classes, completed 62 technical installations, made 118 training/support visits, and took 64 new sites to air. In the U.S., AP is the leading provider of large newsroom systems with a 46% market share.
ENPS is the world's most-installed new news production system and helps coordinate broadcast production in more than 500 television, radio, and network newsrooms in 42 countries. Powerful, easy-to-use features include scripting, program rundowns, planning, contacts, messaging, news wire management, production device control, an integrated search engine, and off-line and remote access capabilities for field staff.
The Associated Press is the world's oldest and largest newsgathering organization, providing text, audio, news photos, graphics, video and technology to more than 15,000 news outlets worldwide. More than 3,300 television stations, radio stations and networks in more than 50 countries use its broadcast news software and systems, including ENPS, AP NewsCenter and AP NewsDesk.
For more information visit http://www.enps.com.
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