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Scopus Network Technologies Opens Tokyo OfficeSupplier of digital TV networking products sees rapid growth in Japanese market (August 12, 2005)
Scopus Network Technologies (www.scopusamericas.com), a leading supplier of digital TV networking to the broadcasting industry, announced today the opening of a Tokyo office. The new office will serve the Japanese market and assume overall responsibility for Scopus Japanese activities including promotion of Scopus products among local multi-service operators and cable providers.
?The decision to open an additional Asian office coincides with the rapid growth that the Japanese market is undergoing, remarked Scopus Vice President of Sales Eitan Koter. Koter explained that Scopus rapidly expanding Japanese client list required the opening of an office to provide those customers with the best possible treatment, in real time and in local language.
Scopus Japanese customers include TV Tokyo in the broadcast field; JSAT and Space Communications among satellite clients; KDDI, Japan Telecom, and Nexion among major Japanese Telco carriers; and Muracam in the DTH services field. Scopus Japanese business partners include Moubic, Rikei, and Kyowa Exeo.
Heading the Tokyo office is Mr. Takayuki Hirano, an experienced marketing, sales, and business development professional. In his role as Scopus senior sales manager for Japan, Mr. Hirano is responsible for the companys market development and sales in Japan. Prior to Scopus, Mr. Hirano was director of Japan operations for a major international provider of movie/audio digital rights management software. Previously, he also successfully founded four Japanese technology companies.
?I am looking forward to further developing Scopus activities and enlarging the companys business in Japans digital video TV market, said Mr. Hirano.
Commenting on the new Tokyo office, Koter added, ?As a result of the increasing demand for advanced broadcast infrastructure, we expect that total sales in Asia will dramatically increase in the next three years. In fact, Scopus expanding activities in Japan represent the companys belief that this market will grow extensively over the next decade.
Mr. Takayuki Hirano, Scopus Senior Manager Japan, can be reached at:
Tel: +81 3 5778 7073
Fax +81 3 5717 6092
About Scopus Network Technologies:
Scopus Network Technologies (www.scopusamericas.com) provides MPEG-2, DVB, and ATSC video distribution architectures that enable broadcasters, cable and satellite TV providers, and telco operators to transmit their content digitally. Built on more than 20 years in digital compression system development, Scopus solutions provide superior flexibility with exceptional performance at cost-effective prices. Scopus product line of encoders, multiplexers, video gateways, and professional receivers supports comprehensive, end-to-end digital compression for video and data distribution networks.
The company was the official supplier of the digital platform for the global broadcast of the 2002 World Cup. Scopus clients worldwide include satellite broadcasters, and cable TV and telco operators such as NBC Olympics, CBS Newspath (USA), CCTV (China), Deutsche Telecom (Europe), Doordarshan (India), EBU (Europe), FOX News (USA), GlobeCast (Europe), Korea Telecom (Korea), MTV Asia, MultiChoice (South Africa), RTRS (Russia), SKY, Telstra (Australia), ZeeTV (India), and others.
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