has been selected by RCN Television
to provide a variety of online video and audio solutions for their television and radio assets. RCN is a wholly owned subsidiary of the Ardila Lülle Organization, a leading regional, diversified conglomerate based in Bogotá, Colombia. KIT digital has contracted with e-nnovva, the recently created new media division of RCN, to provide proprietary technology to host live streaming, video-on-demand, and live audio content in both short and long formats for RCN's network of TV and radio stations. KIT digital's "VX " digital asset management platform will provide RCN with best-of-breed customer-facing functionality as well as wide-ranging capabilities for RCN to proactively create new channels and sub-channels, geo-blocking features, advertising integration, and other interactive marketing programs.
Carolina Angarita, general manager of e-nnovva and head of new technologies and business development at RCN, said, "We look forward to working with KIT digital on the development of our new media programs. KIT digital is highly regarded for its expertise in providing innovative technology and timely support, which will help us continue to be the leader in our markets. We are delighted to have KIT digital partner with our management team."
Kaleil Isaza Tuzman, chairman & CEO of KIT digital, commented, "We are immensely pleased to be working with RCN and the Ardila Lülle group. RCN produces many of Latin America's top TV and radio programs, and we are confident our company can assist the group in becoming the leading distributor of new media programs in its markets. RCN has a strong reputation for innovation in television production and distribution technologies, and the creation of the e-nnovva subsidiary underscores what we hope will be a long working relationship with KIT digital."
"This partnership with RCN represents an important step forward for the Latin American business at KIT digital," continued Ivan Arias, KIT digital's head of business development in Latin America & the Caribbean. "We are very excited about what the rest of 2008 brings in the region, as our clients in Latin America continue to benefit from KIT digital's multilingual and multicultural approach to the IPTV solutions business."