Gearhouse Broadcast Provide UEFA Euro 2012™ Stadia Cable Installations

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International Broadcast Solutions provider Gearhouse Broadcast is to provide the multilateral and unilateral cable installation for the entire UEFA EURO 2012™ tournament.  The contract has been awarded by UEFA who is managing UEFA EURO 2012™ host broadcast operations directly.

The broadcast contract involves installing over 880 kilometres of cable across the eight stadium venues throughout the host nations of Poland and Ukraine.  Gearhouse Broadcast selected Draka cables and will be using a variety of cable types including Triax, Video, Audio, Cat 5, 12 core single mode fibres and SMPTE camera cable in varying lengths.

The cable installation is a huge project in terms of scale and commenced in April and will complete by 20th May. It will then take approximately 20 days to terminate around 100 kilometres of cable per venue with the various connectors. Two Wiremen per venue will be responsible for this termination and then all connections will be tested by the Technical Operation Centre Broadcast Engineers prior to any connections being made.

Andre Nel, Broadcast Engineering and Technical Manager for UEFA TV Production said, “Gearhouse Broadcast delivered the cable installation solutions for the UEFA EURO 2004™ and UEFA EURO 2008™ tournaments, so we were more than confident in their abilities to provide a first class cable installation and solution for the 2012 tournament”.

GEARHOUSE BROADCAST HAS BECOME GRAVITY MEDIA

On 31 October 2019, the four leading broadcast and production houses Gearhouse Broadcast, Hyperactive Broadcast, Input Media and Chief Entertainment owned by Gravity Media Group started trading under the brand name of ‘Gravity Media’. All Gravity Media companies around the world are making this transition and will now go to market as a single brand with a bold new look and purpose.

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Gravity Media is a leading global provider of complex live broadcast facilities and production services to content owners, creators and distributors. We use the collective pull of our people and resources to capture, craft and create world-class content that inspires and excites.

We are driven by client service excellence, and we never stand still. We’re always looking and listening, keeping up with the latest broadcast innovations – or pioneering them. Above all, we channel our energy into maintaining our reputation for flawless execution, deep technical expertise, and efficient delivery.

Gravity Media is a brand-new company with a 30-year pedigree, a force to be reckoned with formed by the coming together of Gearhouse Broadcast, HyperActive Broadcast, Input Media and Chief Entertainment. Our 500 people serve clients across the sport, media, news and entertainment industries from bases in the UK, Australia, USA, France, Germany and Qatar.

At the centre of Gravity Media lie three broad categories of expertise: media services & facilitiesproduction & content; and equipment rental & sales.


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