Spanish General Elections Covered by Overon
Last Sunday saw Overon provide comprehensive coverage of the Spanish general elections for both Spanish and international TV networks. Equipment used to cover the event included 55 DNG’s, 8 LiveU systems, 65 camera teams, 3 digital link-up systems, 10 fibre-optic networks and more than 400 MHz of capacity on the Hispasat, Intelsat, Eutelsat, Astra and Thor satellites. The coverage also featured 15 reception systems and 4 MCR up-link units. More than 160 people were part of the project team which included camera operators, satellite operators, technicians, sound staff, fibre-optic network technicians and producers.
The company provided services for clients such as: TVE, Antena 3, laSexta, Cuatro, Telecinco, Forta, TV3, TVG, ETB, TVCLM, TPA, Canal Extremadura, Canal Sur, 8TV, 13TV, as well as foreign networks such as TF1, France TV, Canal + France, ITV, M-6, NOS, ARD, RTL RTBF, VTM, SVT, Al Jazeera, Russia Today, TVI, NHK and Telesur, and the APTN and Reuters news agencies.
Overon provided broadcast services from key points in Madrid such as: the IFEMA Data Centre, the PP’s HQ in Génova Street, the PSOE’s party HQ in Ferraz Street, the Podemos base in the Goya Theatre and Infanta Isabel Square, the Ciudadanos HQ in the Eurobuilding Hotel, the IU HQ, the Houses of Parliament, the Puerta del Sol, Cibeles, the Círculo de Bellas Artes, polling stations where the main party leaders voted in Madrid and Barcelona, as well as party HQ’s in Barcelona, the Basque Country, Galicia and Seville.