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Grass Valley Systems Drive Playout and Quality Monitoring at MNN

The Customer

In operation since 1992, the Manhattan Neighborhood Network (MNN) is one of New York’s premier public access networks — giving citizens of Manhattan a powerful voice through the medium of cable television on an open, uncensored, and equitable basis. MNN broadcasts 24/7 on four community access channels that reach more than 620,000 cable subscribers on the RCN, Time Warner Cable, and Verizon FiOS systems. The network also offers free training and certification classes in video production, editing and broadcasting, and its studios, editing facilities, and camera equipment are available free of charge to Manhattan residents. For more information, visit www.mnn.org.

The Challenge

Replace existing automation and routing equipment with new, high-quality redundant digital infrastructure.

The Grass Valley Solution

Manhattan Neighborhood Network (MNN) has chosen Grass Valley’s Morpheus playout automation, ICE channel-in-abox, Sirius 128x128 router, and Hyperion monitoring system to drive its new digital broadcast infrastructure

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