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Almaty IBC officially open

26/01/2011

The International Broadcast Centre in Almaty has officially opened following a Grand Opening ceremony attended by Akhmetzhan Yesimov, the Mayor of Almaty, Francis Tellier, CEO of IGBS, and Lee Yoon-Ho, CEO of SICC.

“It is very important for Kazakhstan to host the Asian Winter Games for the first time,” explained Mr. Yesimov. “It is equally important that people who want to participate and see the event can do so. In order for the media to operate, the IBC and MPC are equipped with all the latest equipment and I am sure everything will go very well.”

Following the Mayor’s speech, the ribbon-cutting ceremony took place in front of the Contribution, Distribution and Transmission (CDT) Room, after which the assembled dignitaries undertook a quick visit of the IBC.