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Channel One News Extends Satellite Network Contract with Keystone Enterprise Services



Nov 22, 2011


Keystone Enterprise Services, and Channel One News, announced that Channel One News has extended its multi-year contract with Keystone Enterprise Services. Keystone will continue to supply turnkey satellite network and support services for direct to school news broadcast of Channel One News, which reaches over five million young people on a daily basis in approximately 230,000 classrooms and 7,500 schools. Keystone Enterprise Services beams Channel One News signals via nationwide satellite to deliver Channel One News' daily broadcast direct to schools and provides network monitoring, help desk, and on-site field support services for Channel One's network equipment within the schools.


"The renewal and extension of Channel One Network's service contract with Keystone Enterprise Services is testament to the outstanding relationship that has been forged between our two companies in a relatively short period of time," said Kathy J. Goodman, EVP, School Operations, Channel One Network.


"The team at Keystone is a critical partner in delivery of the award-winning Channel One News program as they interact daily with our network of schools on our behalf, and dispatch their trained technicians whenever on-site service is needed. We look forward to working with them for many years to come," she added.


"We are very grateful for Channel One's decision to continue to rely on Keystone Enterprise Services for a key part of its infrastructure, and we are excited about continuing to support Channel One's team in the future, " said Keven Cahoon, CEO of Keystone Enterprise Services.