For those of you who missed it, or those who want to be reminded, this is a summary (helped by some pictures and links) of our very successful annual General Assembly in Dubai.
If you’re a regular reader of our blog, you already know about the new connection between ENEX and the European Commission in Brussels, making it possible for the partners to book the Commission’s facilities and connect to the ENEX satellite space.
But now we’ve gone one step further by making a deal with the European institutions to switch the signal between the European Commission and the European Parliament MCRs, giving us a new option for all kind of transmissions between both locations and our MCR, where the signal can then be turned around onto our sat space or other connectivity solutions.
European Commission studios and stand-up facilities are now connected to ENEX under a new deal struck between the Commission and a consortium including ENEX. The other parties include Luxembourg’s Telecom operator POST and RTL’s Broadcast Center Europe (BCE). Under the deal two HD lines will run to and from ENEX’s new headquarters at RTL City Luxembourg and the Berlaymont building in Brussels.
ENEX partners will now be able to book the free audiovisual services of the Commission and connect to our satellite space or other connectivity solutions. Read more
More than 60 delegates from the ENEX partner base gathered for the annual Coordinators Meeting in Brussels at the end of February.
They were granted a glimpse into the future as partners and invited speakers took part in sessions that examined how journalism, new technology and government intervention might shape how we all work in the coming months and years.
Mobile journalism came under the spotlight as colleagues from BFM talked about how their new Paris-based news channel uses only iPhones for all their picture gathering and reporter lives and an app demonstration looked at how those pictures can be edited on the move. Read more
As Colombia President Juan Manuel Santos arrived in Norway to accept this year’s Nobel Peace Prize, Caracol TV’s correspondents were already broadcasting live from Oslo – thanks to the cooperation of TV2. Caracol’s TV promo for their coverage of the trip