Concilium to Distribute Bridge Technologies Monitoring Solutions in South Africa

Concilium has a strong presence in the broadcast and telecommunications sectors in South Africa

Bridge Technologies todayannounced a partnership with leading South African broadcast andtelecommunications system integrator Concilium Technologies.Based in Centurion, Concilium represents many of the world's leading broadcastvideo, audio, and monitoring equipment manufacturers, and now includes theVideoBRIDGE line of digital media monitoring products in its portfolio.VideoBRIDGE is the most comprehensive advanced headend to set-top-boxmonitoring solution available to broadcasters, telcos, and network operators.

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"The VideoBRIDGEmonitoring environment provides the most sophisticated tools available to broadcasters and media organizations," said Steve Alves, managing directorat Concilium Technologies. "The combination of VideoBRIDGE's end-to-endmonitoring capacity — with probes for every point in the media delivery chain —and the advanced monitoring and reporting capabilities of the system make it an important addition to any media operation using IP transport."

The award-winning VideoBRIDGE integrated monitoring ecosystem offers an innovative approach to the monitoringand analysis of converging services employing stream-based IP packets.Compatible with all major stream-based industrial standards such as MPEG-2,H.264/AVC, DVB/ATSC, and ETSI TR 101 290, VideoBRIDGE offers a completeend-to-end system for the continuous quality assurance of a network fromsatellite to set-top-box. Available with a range of probes designed for everyapplication within the media delivery chain, VideoBRIDGE is configurable as acomplete monitoring system, or can be integrated with third-party management environments.

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"Concilium has a strong presence in the broadcast and telecommunications sectors in South Africa,"said Philip Burnham, sales director at Bridge Technologies. "Theirexpertise across the board in these fields makes them a valuable partner forBridgetech, with the resources to deploy and support VideoBRIDGE systems in a wide range of customer applications."

About Concilium Technologies

Concilium Technologies (Pty)Ltd. is a wholly owned and empowered South African Company. The company is an established and trusted solution provider specializing in Test &Measurement, Broadcasting and Telecommunications. Concilium provides a completeproduct experience through the winning combination of an extensive range ofsolutions from leading suppliers and an ability to deliver effective localvalue added services around them, with the belief that it's the people thatdeliver the difference. Concilium services the sub Saharan African region from its offices in Centurion, South Africa and is acertified ISO 9001:2008 facility with an ISO/IEC 17025 accredited electronic repair and calibration facility.

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About Bridge Technologies

Bridge Technologies Co. AS designs, develops, and manufactures advanced analysis, measurement, and monitoring solutions for thedigital broadcast and telecommunications industries. The award-winning VideoBRIDGE series provides an advanced industrial platform for converging TV services employing stream-based IP packets. Compatible with all majorstream-based industrial standards such as MPEG-2, H.264/AVC, and ETSI TR 101290, the VideoBRIDGE series offers a complete end-to-end system for thecontinuous quality assurance of a network containing streaming media services. A privately held company withheadquarters in Oslo, Norway, Bridge Technologies has worldwide sales andmarketing operations through business partners in the European, U.S., and Asianmarkets. Bridge Technologies was founded and is led by a team of experts fromthe broadcast, telecommunications, and media industries.

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