West Virginia Radio Corporation has selected the Matrix Solutions Web-based platform for CRM and sales analytics. West Virginia Radio will use it to manage advertising sales across all 29 of its West Virginia-based radio stations and its Metro News Statewide Network.
WorldCast Systems has solds eight Ecreso FM transmitters to SBS Discovery Radio, a major commercial broadcaster in Denmark. Supplied via Scandinavian integrator Borch Teknik, the 750W FM transmitters will be used to establish a new FM transmission network in sites in Nykobing Falster and Thisted at the end of December 2013 with others installed in early January 2014.
Wheatstone has posted several system sales.
■ Lotus Communications in Reno, NV, purchased five IP-12 network consoles, three WheatNet-IP Blades, a LIO-48 high-density logic Blade, and an Aura8-IP audio processor Blade through BSW.
■ Rogers Communications in Toronto, ON, purchased 33 WheatNet-IP Blades, three M4-IP four-channel networked mic processors and two Aura8-IP processor Blades through Ron Paley Broadcast.
■ Corus Entertainment in Calgary, AB, purchased four TS-22 talent stations for an existing WheatNet-IP system through Ron Paley Broadcast.
■ Mississippi Public Broadcast in Jackson, MS, purchased three E-6 consoles, an E-1 console and an IP-12 network console for a facility rebuild based on WheatNet-IP.
■ Entravision in Los Angeles purchased a MADI card and MADI Blade to begin migrating its 25 studios from Wheatstone TDM to WheatNet-IP networking.
The United Nations Department of Public Information (DPI) signed an agreement with AudioNow to provide news, features and live coverage accessible by phone in eight languages. In the United States, listeners can now access daily UN Radio news in Arabic, Chinese, English, French, Kiswahili, Portuguese, Russian and Spanish. TV features and live briefings and meeting coverage is also available in multiple languages. AudioNow is providing its services to the UN on a pro bono basis.