November 30, 2011
Indonesia’s largest media organization, Kompas Gramedia, deploys AP ENPS for its new station, Kompas TV
LONDON – Indonesia’s largest media organization, Kompas Gramedia , has deployed The Associated Press news production system ENPS for its new television station, Kompas TV. The company also becomes the first in Southeast Asia to adopt the ENPS Mobile Suite, which gives journalists remote access to the newsroom from anywhere in the world via smartphones, tablet PCs and the Web.
Kompas TV News Operations and Support Manager Delvi Sinambela explained why ENPS was chosen: “ENPS offers features that have been specifically conceived for the fast-paced operations of an integrated news provider. ENPS extends its feature-set to meet the growing needs of users. We look forward to future innovations that will bring flexibility and further options for news operations around the globe.”
Kompas Gramedia Vice President for Technology Harya S. Pratama said: “We chose ENPS because the system is open, with proven capacities for integration with a large range of third-party products. We can take confidence in the fact that ENPS is operated by major broadcasters around the world and that we can count on 24/7 support from the ENPS team. Over the last 10 years, ENPS has kept up to speed with the industry and we can rely on it to meet our future demands. A priority for us in the near future is its centralized content creation for multiplatform output, catering for the requirements of the on-air, online and mobile environments.”
ENPS Regional Sales Manager MEA & APAC Keisuke Kayaba said: “I am delighted that ENPS will be deployed by this exciting new broadcaster. We will be proud to offer not only our customary commitment to quality and service but also the first ENPS Mobile Suite installation in South East Asia.”
Kompas TV uses an Etere playout system. Complex editing is entrusted to Final Cut Pro, with graphics run on Orad and prompters on Autocue. The authorised distributor for ENPS in Indonesia is Techtel S.E. Asia Pty Ltd.
ENPS is the world’s most advanced, reliable and widely-used news production system, with leading market share and used by more than 60,000 reporters, writers, editors and producers in 800 newsrooms in 60 countries.
About Kompas Gramedia
Kompas Gramedia is one of the largest media groups in Indonesia, with around 21,000 staff. Founded 46 years ago as a print media organisation, Kompas has expanded as a news brand through its presence in online and audio-visual media.