RRsat Selected as Major Distributor of Media Coverage for U.S. President's Israel Visit

  RRsat Selected as Major Distributor of Media Coverage for U.S. President's
                                 Israel Visit

Reports and live updates from large press delegation will be distributed to TV
channels worldwide and streamed in High Definition (HD) format via satellite
and internet

PR Newswire

AIRPORT CITY BUSINESS PARK, Israel, March 19, 2013

AIRPORT CITY BUSINESS PARK, Israel, March 19, 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 industry, announced today that it has
been selected as the major global distributor for media coverage of the
upcoming trip to Israel of U.S. President Mr. Barack Obama, to broadcasters
around the world.

President Obama is scheduled to arrive in Israel on March 20 for a three-day
trip, his first to the country since taking office in 2009. He will be
accompanied by a large delegation of reporters from around the world who will
provide detailed coverage of the trip. As the major distributor of coverage to
broadcasters worldwide and the primary source for live updates, RRsat will
uplink the content to satellites covering all continents, using its global
network that includes its teleports in Israel and the U.S.

RRsat will distribute online video coverage of the President's visit to enable
millions of viewers worldwide to follow the visit via internet and mobile
devices. Video streaming service will be provided via RRsat's teleport at Emek
Ha'ela, which will gather satellite signals transmitted by the company's
Digital Service News Gathering (DSNG) vehicles for on-the-spot updates of the
President's activities.

In addition, RRsat will distribute live reports from stand-up view positions
inRRsat's state-of-the-art studio in the heart of Jerusalem. TV networks will
be offered studio services, including editing and recording, and distribution
services from the Jerusalem based "Media Press Center".

"RRsat is pleased to be chosen as the primary source for global HD
distribution, over both satellite and the internet, of President Obama's high
profile visit to Israel", commented Avi Cohen, RRsat Chief Executive Officer.
"The jam-packed, three-day trip gives RRsat an excellent opportunity to
demonstrate its cutting edge professional live event services and its
outstanding ability to distribute live content around the globe at the highest
broadcast quality. We welcome the opportunity to distribute coverage of this
historic trip to viewers worldwide."

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
viewersworldwideand also offers occasional use services for sports, news and
eventswith a fleet of flyaways and over 10 transportable digital satellite
news gathering services (DSNG) vehicles. 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
http://www.rrsat.com

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, 2012 and our
Current Reports on Form 6-K.

Company Contact Information:
Miki Hakak, Head of Marketing
Tel: +972-3-9280808
marketing@RRsat.com

Investor Relations Contacts:
Brett Maas, Hayden
Tel: +1-646-5367331
Brett@haydenir.com

SOURCE RRSat Global Communications Network Ltd
 
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