Path 1 Does Video Over IP in Japan

A major (unnamed) Japanese broadcaster Path 1's Cx1000 Video-Over-IP Gateways for use in a trial transmitting live video material

October 1, 2003

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SAN DIEGO -- Path 1 Network Technologies Inc. (Amex: PNO), the pioneer and industry leader in providing products that enable broadcast quality video to be sent over IP networks announced today its first order for the Japanese market. The order was on behalf of a leading Japanese broadcaster, which purchased Path 1's Cx1000 Video over IP Gateways for use in a trial transmitting live video material between stations in different geographic locations within Japan using a best effort service optical line.

Commenting on the sale, Hiroshi Tango, President of Frontiers Co., Path 1's Japanese reseller, stated, "This first installation of Path 1 Cx1000 Video over IP Gateways in Japan demonstrates that forward-thinking broadcasters around the world are embracing IP network transmission of live broadcast video."

"Path 1's Cx1000 products are already use by broadcasters in the U.S. and between the U.S. and Europe for broadcast transmission. The addition of this new Japanese customer extends our footprint to the Asia Pacific region," stated Fredrick A. Cary, Chairman and CEO of Path 1, who added, "We are pleased that our relationship with Frontiers continues to move forward and assures potential Japanese customers of local support to meet their needs."

Path 1 provides the products needed to merge broadcast video contribution, as well as broadcast video distribution, with IP/Ethernet broadband networks. For broadcasters, satellite operators, MSOs, Telco's and carriers transporting video around the MAN -- or around the world -- Path 1 products are among the most robust and widely deployed solutions available. Path 1 is the only broadcast video exchange company offering Gigabit Ethernet capability, enabling uncompressed SDI, as well as compressed DVB-ASI MPEG2 video feeds over Fast Ethernet and Gigabit Ethernet network interfaces.

Path 1 Network Technologies Inc.

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