Rave Signs with Deluxe/EchoStar for Satellite Distribution

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Mon, 06/13/2011 - 20:00 -- Nick Dager

Rave Cinemas has signed an agreement with Deluxe/EchoStar for satellite distribution of content to Rave's circuit of 817 digital screens in 20 states under the Rave Motion Pictures brand. Satellite equipment installation will begin immediately and should be completed by the end of the year. This new service will deliver 2D and 3D digital cinema prints in 2K and 4K formats 2D and 3D alternative content trailers as well as connect to live events and other media programming. The system also accommodates closed captioning sub-titles and gaming. Rave's CEO Rolando Rodriguez says We are delighted to partner with Deluxe/EchoStar on this new venture that will provide infinite possibilities for connecting our audiences to new content. Deluxe/EchoStar's satellite distribution network continues to expand with exhibitors such as Rave who recognize the value of being connected electronically says Rick O'Hare senior vice president Deluxe Entertainment Services Group and general manager Deluxe/EchoStar. Rave has shown leadership and growth by embracing technology in the exhibition experience and I am delighted that we were chosen to help them link to this new state of the art satellite service says John Wolski vice president exhibitor services for Deluxe. Deluxe/EchoStar www.bydeluxe.com Rave Cinemas www.ravemotionpictures.com