SIS Live Partners With RRSAT for Global Broadcasting of Live Sports Events

  SIS Live Partners With RRSAT for Global Broadcasting of Live Sports Events

RRsat Provides SIS LIVE, one of the World's Largest Television Broadcasters,
With Solutions for Live Sports Event Broadcasts to and From the Asian Market

PR Newswire


AIRPORT CITY BUSINESS PARK, Israel, March 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --

RRsat Global Communications Network Ltd.(NASDAQ: RRST), a leading provider
of comprehensive digital content management and global distribution services
to the television and radio broadcasting industries, announced today that it
has entered into an agreement with SIS LIVE to provide international sports
distribution solutions for the Asian market, including uplink and downlink
services, satellite-to-satellite turnaround and fiber-to-satellite
transmissions as well as other services. SIS LIVE, a world leader in the
broadcast industry, owns and operates a wide portfolio of services including
the largest fleet of outside broadcast and uplink vehicles in Europe.

RRsat was chosen by SIS LIVE as its partner for providing services for the
European Tour Productions golf coverage. RRsat will provide SIS LIVE solutions
for distributing live golf events to and from Asia.

This engagement with SIS LIVE establishes a longstanding mutual cooperation
which includes a custom fiber link created by RRsat and SIS LIVE to allow the
latter to transfer content directly from its UK teleport to the RRsat Emek
Ha'Ela teleport for uplink and distribution to premium cable headends in the
Asian market. SIS LIVE is also RRsat's preferred supplier for European
teleport and turnaround services to RRsat's extensive customer base.

"We are pleased to extend our close and successful working relationship with
RRsat by utilizing their excellent solutions to ensure high quality live
broadcasts of international golf coverage to viewers across Asia," said David
Meynell, Managing Director of SIS LIVE. "RRsat complements SIS LIVE's
extensive offerings by providing value-added services and robust access to a
global satellite and fiber network. This partnership will enable us to provide
enhanced services to our customers."

"RRsat is proud to partner with SIS LIVE, one of the world's leading companies
in the television broadcasting industry .Together, we work to simplify event
coverage and delivery from any site to any destination at highest broadcast
quality via our downlink, turnaround and uplink services, as well as via the
RRsat fiber network," said Avi Cohen, CEO, RRsat Global Communications
Network. "In addition, RRsat is glad to partner with a high profile and
well-respected broadcasting company for Europe and the Americas. We look
forward to supporting SIS LIVE's ongoing success by continuing to provide them
with cutting edge global distribution solutions."


SIS LIVE is one of the world's leading companies in the television
broadcasting industry. It is the foremost supplier of television programming
and data services to the UK and Ireland betting industry. The company's
broadcast business, SIS LIVE, has the largest satellite uplink fleet in Europe
and is the largest outside broadcast provider in the UK. It offers a complete
broadcasting solution including onsite outside broadcast facilities, global
distribution, satellite internet and IP provision, special camera systems,
wireless camera solutions and broadcast systems integration. SIS LIVE designs,
develops and manufactures an award-winning range of satellite and broadcast
products. The company covers 100,000 hours of live events worldwide each year
and credits include the America's Cup, Formula One, London 2012 Olympics and
Paralympics, Wimbledon Championships, Glastonbury Festival and European Tour
Golf, and delivers approximately 80% of live news feeds across the UK.

Visit the company's website

For more information Please contact: Donna Palumbo, Marketing Manager,, Tel: +44(0)1908-865554

About RRsat Global Communications Network Ltd.

RRsat Global Communications Network Ltd. (NASDAQ: RRST) provides global,
end-to-end, digital content management and distribution services to the
rapidly expanding television and radio broadcasting industries, covering more
than 150 countries. Through its RRsat Global Network, composed of satellite
and terrestrial fiber optic capacity and the public Internet, RRsat provides
high quality and flexible global distribution services 24/7 to more than 630
channels reaching multiplatform operators, Internet TV and direct-to-home
viewers worldwide. RRsat also offers contribution services for sports, news
and events. In addition, more than 130 television and radio channels use
RRsat's advanced production and playout centers comprising comprehensive media
asset management services. Visit the company's website

Information in this press release concerning SIS LIVE is based on information
provided by SIS LIVE and has not been independently verified by RRsat.

This press release contains forward looking statements within the meaning of
Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, and Section 21E of the
Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended. These forward-looking statements
involve known and unknown risks and uncertainties and are based on current
expectations, assumptions, estimates and projections about the companies and
the industry as of the date of this press release. The company undertakes no
obligation to update forward looking statements to reflect subsequent
occurring events or circumstances, or to changes in its expectations, except
as may be required by law. Forward-looking statements are subject to risks and
uncertainties that may cause actual results to differ materially from those
contemplated by the forward looking statements, including the risks indicated
in our filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). For more
details, please refer to our SEC filings and the amendments thereto, including
our Annual Report on Form 20-F for the year ended December 31, 2011 and our
Current Reports on Form 6-K.

Company Contact Information:
Miki Hakak, Head of Marketing
Tel: +972-3-9280808

Investor Relations Contacts:
Hayden, Brett Maas
Tel: +1-646-5367331

SOURCE RRSat Global Communications Network Ltd
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