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  • ASIAN GAMES SUCCESSES FOR IHB AND IGBS

    ASIAN GAMES SUCCESSES FOR IHB AND IGBS

    The 17th Asian Games Incheon 2014 will come to a close this week, and it can be hailed as another successful project for International Games Broadcast Services (IGBS)…

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  • ANOTHER RECORD BREAKING BMW BERLIN MARATHON FOR HBS

    ANOTHER RECORD BREAKING BMW BERLIN MARATHON FOR HBS

    Lightning struck twice in Berlin this weekend as, for the second consecutive year, the world marathon record was again broken…

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  • MORE ACCLAIM FOR FIFA WORLD CUP™ COVERAGE

    MORE ACCLAIM FOR FIFA WORLD CUP™ COVERAGE

    A successful weekend at IBC Amsterdam was completed for HBS by association to FIFA’s IBC Amsterdam Judges’ Prize…

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  • DUTCH DELIGHT FOR HBS AT SVG AWARDS

    DUTCH DELIGHT FOR HBS AT SVG AWARDS

    HBS have once again been honoured at the SVG Europe Sport Production and Technical Achievement Awards in Amsterdam…

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  • BUSY SUMMER CONTINUES FOR HBS…

    BUSY SUMMER CONTINUES FOR HBS…

    September traditionally brings a ‘Back to School’ mood, but for HBS the work never stopped over the summer months…

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  • 2014 FIFA WORLD CUP BRAZIL™ A RESOUNDING WIN FOR HBS

    2014 FIFA WORLD CUP BRAZIL™ A RESOUNDING WIN FOR HBS

    The 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil™ ended a few hours ago with Germany claiming the trophy, and can now safely be called a “best ever”…

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  • FINAL COUNTDOWN IN BRAZIL

    FINAL COUNTDOWN IN BRAZIL

    With around 4,200 hours of footage already in the bank, and more to follow with the final two games of the tournament still to be played…

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  • MAKING THE RIGHT CONNECTIONS

    MAKING THE RIGHT CONNECTIONS

    When it comes to business, it’s good to have the right connections; when it comes to the Commentary Switching Centre (CSC), it’s essential…

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  • ANALYSING THE ANALYSTS

    ANALYSING THE ANALYSTS

    Media Rights Licensees (MRLs) at the International Broadcast Centre (IBC) for the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil™ have a very powerful tool at their disposal: the Extended Basic International Feed (EBIF) Show, a re…

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  • BUILD IT AND THEY WILL COME…

    BUILD IT AND THEY WILL COME…

    The Construction team at the International Broadcast Centre (IBC) in Rio de Janeiro are presently operating a Help Desk to ensure Media Rights Licensees’ (MRLs’) construction-related issues are solved…

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  • MARK OF QUALITY

    MARK OF QUALITY

    “Whenever you do a thing, act as if all the world were watching,” said Thomas Jefferson, third President of the United States, and while he may not have had the FIFA World Cup™ in mind his sentiment certainly…

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  • SURROUNDED BY SOUND

    SURROUNDED BY SOUND

    The great images of the FIFA World Cup™ might be what is imprinted in the mind of the viewer, but would they have as much meaning without the sound of sheer elation, or groans of despair…

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  • EYE IN THE SKY

    EYE IN THE SKY

    With a country as diverse and as picturesque as Brazil hosting the FIFA World Cup™, it is impossible to capture all of its majesty from the ground. Enter the aerial camera…

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  • SUGARLOAF NEVER LOOKED SO SWEET…

    SUGARLOAF NEVER LOOKED SO SWEET…

    When broadcasters with space at the Outside Presentation Studios welcomed their audience for the Opening Match of the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil™ there was no mistaking their presence…

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  • COUNTDOWN TO KICK-OFF

    COUNTDOWN TO KICK-OFF

    While the TV audiences around the world may be primarily interested in the action at the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil™ stadiums on Match Days, the broadcast community are equally as involved and busy…

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  • ENG CENTRE – THE GATEWAY TO BRAZIL

    ENG CENTRE – THE GATEWAY TO BRAZIL

    The FIFA TV Electronic News Gathering (ENG) crews have been going through their final preparations at the International Broadcast Centre (IBC)…

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  • IBC OFFICIALLY OPEN

    IBC OFFICIALLY OPEN

    The International Broadcast Centre (IBC) for the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil™ has been officially opened following a ceremony at the Riocentro complex in Barra da Tijuca…

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  • FEEL IT, IT IS HERE…!

    FEEL IT, IT IS HERE…!

    The sense of anticipation for the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil™ stepped up a gear at the International Broadcast Centre (IBC) as the screens of the Master Control Room (MCR) began to light up…

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  • EMOTION AS IBC ACCREDITATION CENTRE ISSUES FIRST PASS

    EMOTION AS IBC ACCREDITATION CENTRE ISSUES FIRST PASS

    The IBC Accreditation Centre for the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil™ has this morning issued the first accreditation badge in an emotional ceremony…

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  • HBS PROVIDES CONSULTANCY TO UCI, RCN

    HBS PROVIDES CONSULTANCY TO UCI, RCN

    A year ago, the Union Cycliste Internationale (UCI), the governing body for world cycling, contracted HBS to provide broadcast consultancy and support…

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  • ONE NIGHT IN QUALITY CONTROL

    ONE NIGHT IN QUALITY CONTROL

    HBS is among others responsible for the quality control of all Ligue 1, Ligue 2 and Coupe de la Ligue feeds. But what exactly does quality control entail? …

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  • WORLD RECORD PREMIERE FOR HBS AT BMW BERLIN MARATHON

    WORLD RECORD PREMIERE FOR HBS AT BMW BERLIN MARATHON

    It was a record-breaking start for HBS’ involvement in the BMW Berlin Marathon as Kenya’s Wilson Kipsang shaved 15 seconds off of the world best time with his run of 2:03:23 on Sunday…

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