Metus is in NEWPORT TV

Newport Television is a television broadcast company founded by Sandy DiPasquale and Providence Equity Partners that acquired Clear Channel Television on March 14, 2008. The company is comprised of a 56 station television group in 20 markets across the country and Inergize Digital, the leader in fully integrated digital management solutions that generate revenue for local media companies. Newport Television is the second partnership between Mr. DiPasquale and Providence Equity Partners.

Mr. DiPasquale is an experienced broadcaster and businessman who has founded and operated several successful television broadcast groups, and has held senior positions in the television broadcast industry for more than 25 years.

Providence Equity Partners Inc. is the leading global private equity firm specializing in equity investments in media, entertainment, communications and information companies around the world. The principles of Providence Equity manage funds with approximately $22 billion in equity commitments and have invested in more than 100 companies globally since the firm’s inception in 1989. Significant investments include Bresnan Broadband holdings, Casema, Com Hem, Digiturk, Education Management Corporation, eircom, Freedom Communications, Idea Cellular, Kabel Deutschland, Metro-Goldwyn- Mayer, Ono, Open Solutions, PanAmSat, ProSiebenSat.1, Recoletos, TDC, Univision, VoiceStream Wireless, Warner Music Group, Western Wireless and Yankees Entertainment and Sports Network. Providence Equity is headquartered in Providence, Rhode Island and has offices in New York, Los Angeles, London, Hong Kong and New Delhi.

Newport Television operates stations nationwide with multiple network affiliates including ABC, NBC, CBS, FOX, CW, MyNetwork and Telemundo. Newport Television is headquartered in Kansas City, Missouri.

Newport TV has chosen Metus Ingest to use for recording news feed for their TV channels. They started with 2 channel HD ingest for one their channels as a test side, after 2 years more than 25 Dual Channel HD ingest servers are running to record news programmes at Newport.