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AMMAN, Jordan, July 7, 2013 | Elements Systems, the Arab world’s leading next generation broadcast solutions provider, was awarded a Content Delivery Network (CDN) contract to connect MBC Group transmission facility in Italy to the Arab media network's direct to home (DTH) broadcast facility in Dubai.

Using Elements CDN Professional Video delivery service, MBC Group has a contribution link that originates from the Eutelsat teleport in Cagliari, Italy and terminates at the MBC Group direct-to-home (DTH) broadcast facility in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.

The contribution link runs through the Elements CDN over the Internet and is monitored and managed end-to-end from origination to destination with a 99.95 percent service level agreement, standard with Elements CDN Professional Video delivery service.

Elements Systems operates in three areas key to transforming the Arab broadcast market: content delivery networks (CDNs), broadcast system integration and content development. Elements Systems has CDN nodes at key Arab teleports and key country markets, among them, Tunisia, Egypt, Jordan, Iraq, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates. The company provides integrated broadcast solutions in partnership with BlackMagic Design, ClearCom, DVEO, Miranda, PlayBox, Sony, among others. To complete the circle, Elements Systems provides its growing customer base with Content Development solutions revolving around 3D channel identity executions, post-production services, content transcoding, video centric web development.

About Elements Systems (www.elementssys.com) Elements Systems operates out of the Arab world in three key broadcast market areas: content delivery networks, broadcast system integration, interactive content production. Operating in these three areas of next generation broadcasting, we deliver solutions that create real value for our clients every day, so that we can change the face of the Arab broadcast industry, one experience at a time.

About MBC Group (www.mbc.net) MBC Group was established in 1991 as the first pan-Arab free-to-air satellite broadcasting company in the Arab World. Over the past 19 years, MBC group has grown to become a well-established media group that enriches people’s lives through information, interaction and entertainment. Based in Dubai, in the United Arab Emirates, MBC Group includes 7 television channels: MBC1 (general family entertainment), MBC2 and MBC MAX (24-hour movies), MBC3 (children’s entertainment), MBC4 (entertainment for new Arab women), MBC Action (action series and movies), and Al Arabiya (the 24-hour Arabic language news channel); two radio stations: MBC FM (Gulf music), and panorama fm (contemporary Arabic hit music); as well as O3 productions, a specialized documentary production unit, and Middle East News agency (MEN), a news gathering agency, and several online platforms.