Wavium delivers media switching equipment to Dutch TV and radio broadcaster RTL

February 6, 2006

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STOCKHOLM -- Wavium Technologies AB, a provider of protocol independentnetwork solutions based on wavelength switches, today announced the delivery of switching equipment toRTL Nederland Broadcast Operations B.V., a leader in TV and Radio production and broadcasting in theNetherlands. The system solution was offered in collaboration with TrueCom, Wavium’s value added resellerin the Benelux area.

“We are very pleased to have been selected by RTL and we are committed to contributing to their furthersuccess. The Wavium WaveSwitch platform will provide a powerful tool for RTL to enhance their network’sswitching and transmission capabilities”, said Sten Hubendick, CEO of Wavium.

RTL use the equipment for cost efficient interconnections between different production facilities at the MediaPark in Hilversum. The equipment allows RTL to reconfigure and set-up connections for any type of protocol,such as Fibre Channel, SDI and Gigabit Ethernet.

“Our need for handling real-time production-quality video, storage-network-applications and GigabitEthernet-traffic at the same time place great demands on the network equipment”, said Robert Zanen,technical project manager, adding “The Wavium WaveSwitches fit our needs since they allow us to switchthese different protocols between sites in our network and to external partners.”

Wavium AB

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