Los Angeles, CA
National Mobile Television (
) was founded in 1968 and operated as a division of the King Broadcasting Company. In 1992 the company was spun off as an independent entity. Oaktree Capital Management (a private equity firm) acquired
in 1997. The company grew rapidly during the 1990s, mostly through acquisitions including VTE, John Crow Productions, CTV (UK), and LFI. The current management team took over in 2000 and spent the next five years organizing the business. In 2005 the company divested CTV and sold off a portion of its fleet to NEP and used these proceeds to pay down debt and position for future growth.
has three business units:
(trucks and crews for live events), Venue Services Group (Systems Integration and site management) and AEG Teleworks (a 50/50 joint venture with Anschutz Entertainment Group to run the Staples Center in Los Angeles).
currently operates a fleet of 24 state-of-the-art mobile units in the United States and produces over 2500 live events per year.
‘s fleet has a diversity of units from
to analog and from 53′ double expandos to the recently added 30′ Side-by-Side Units. The corporate headquarters is located in Los Angeles with branch offices in New Jersey, Orlando, and San Francisco.
RTS has been the primary supplier of intercom equipment for
has approximately 200 employees including the largest technical staff in the industry. Our philosophy is to partner with our clients to achieve the common goal of producing high-quality sports, entertainment and corporate events.
is proud to stand with its impressive list of clients, which includes CBS Sports, ESPN, Fox Sports, New England Sports Network, FSN Bay Area, Madison Square Garden, X-Games and KCAL among others. VSG’s clients include the United Nations, New England Sports Network, NBC, FSN New England, and many religious facilities.
The newest Hi-Def mobile units with National Mobile Television were built for CBS to be used as their primary golf coverage trucks.
are used to feed audio sources already in the matrix to Wholer This allows the audio to come straight from digital
routers into the
and then ether be exported to
destinations on the outputs of these cards, or converted to ether analog audio outputs via the
or routed to
destinations. Using the
as a digital to analog & digital to
The A unit has graphics, video & audio positions. It also has a communications position for programming and intercom support. This
cards for a total of 240 analog ports. The two frames are connected together by Tact 12 Fiber. The 4x
are used to connect to
at different locations at the golf event.
is use to connect
in a 3rd support truck with audio sub mix and an edit system.
They presently have 6x
being used in this truck connected via
with one channel of the
being used as a “Hot Mic”? feed from the director. A second
is used to connect the
support truck back to the A&B unit.
This truck has 3x
connected to the
and audio for the wireless
taken from the
outputs. The third
is used to connect the production offices to the HD12
in conference and viewing areas. The Last
is used for communications to the 18th green tower/studio site. Giving them full functioning
and routable audio with Announcer talk back audio to production.
The system is configured for a quick and repeatable plug and play operation using standard fiber optic to Ethernet connections. The
can share Ethernet space with streaming video, and any other
This truck has already done Pebble Beach and was the main truck at The Masters Golf Tournament with 384 ports used and a maximum of 480 available.
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