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Media accreditation and Liaison Unit

 

UNTV Transmission

UNTV feeds via fiber connect to two New York video hubs, Encompass Media and The Switch. All major networks have connectivity to one or both of the video hubs. At time of your booking, you can make arrangements for conversion. Audio is embedded: Ch 1: Floor – Ch 2: English – Ch 3: French – Ch 4: Russian – Ch 5: Spanish – Ch 6: Chinese – Ch 7: Arabic

ENCOMPASS:

TEL.#    (203) 965-6300
(Waterfront)  nymetrobookings@encompass-m.com

IDB “the Switch”:

TEL.#    (212) 227-9131 (Bookings)
(212) 227-9191 (Network Operation Center)
noc@theswitch.tv   reservations@theswitch.tv

You may inquire with the following organizations regarding their facilities for satellite television services in New York City.  All of them are able to receive live coverage from the United Nations and can provide editing and delayed feed services.  In addition, you can also make arrangements to hire an ENG crew from some of the organizations listed below:

APTN:

TEL. #   (212) 621-7420 – Global Media Services (GMS)
aptnbookings@ap.org

Reuters Support Services works with Video Cairo Support Services now, though clients can still contact Reuters directly for information:

REUTERS TV:         

NY Phone: +1 646-223- 6620
Phone: +44 20 7542 7330
Fax: +44 20 7542 6874
Email: tvrss@reuters.com

VIDEO CAIRO:

Phone: +20-2-2773-6151 / 6152 / 6153
Phone: +1-305-509-5098
Phone: +44-20-7542-7330
Fax: +20-2-2773-6154
E-mail: info@vcss.tv

EUROVISION (ex-EBU):

TEL #    (212) 265-3288
bookings@eurovision.net
newyork@eurovision-us.net   

INTELSAT:

TEL.#    (404) 381-2340  

Booking Department incomingbookings@intelsat.com                                    

GLOBECAST:

TEL.#    (310) 845-3939
America.booking@globecast.com

 

BROADCAST QUALITY FILES

Non-live broadcast quality files are available, free of charge, by sending a request to:
avlibrary@un.org or calling 212-963-1561

For any other questions, please contact UNTV at 212 963-7650 or 212 963-9399

Press Island: media clearance for the use of Press Island is done through the City of New York. Please contact the NY Deputy Commissioner’s Office at 212-826-3228.