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Broadcast Electronics & LARCAN Enter a Strategic Partnership to Deliver Complete Radio & TV Broadcast Portfolio to Customers Worldwide

September  6,  2012


Best Fit for the Future – Broadcast Electronics (BE) and LARCAN partner to provide long-term opportunities for growth, sales, and product innovation for radio and TV broadcast offerings.


QUINCY,IL —September 5, 2012 —Broadcast Electronics (BE), the largest broadcast radio-only transmission equipment manufacturer and studio automation software developer in the world, who is also the parent company of COMMOTION™, a social media business that drives mobile listening and advertising dollars to both radio and TV stations, is pleased to announce its strategic partnership with LARCAN, a leading designer and manufacturer of complete TV Broadcast Solutions, to provide a complete portfolio of radio, studio automation and TV solutions for broadcasters.


The partnership is designed to optimize both companies’ sales forces, provide a complete product offering, and develop new opportunities for growth in both radio & TV broadcast internationally.


“BE and Larcan customers will reap several important benefits from this alliance,” stated Joseph W. Roark, President and CEO of Broadcast Electronics.  “They will have available an impressive and comprehensive broadcast equipment and studio solutions portfolio from industry leaders who are recognized for their qualityand innovation.  Together, we also provide un-paralleled, global sales support and customer service from people who are experts in their respective markets. Our customers will immediately notice the BE / Larcan difference.”  Roark concluded, “Giving broadcasters worldwide a one source solution for all their unique broadcast needs is our goal.”


“We are excited to partner with BE and drive our businesses forward. Coming together to deliver the best in radio and TV broadcast offerings strengthens both our customer focus and opportunitiesfor innovation internationally,” says Steven Bell, LARCAN’s President and CEO. “With a presence in over 130 countries worldwide, Broadcast Electronics has long delivered a strong reputation for innovation and dedication to complete customer care. Leveraging the same design and customer approach at LARCAN, we are confident the fit and future synergies of our partnership are aligned for success,” notes Bell. 


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Broadcast Electronics Contact:

Joseph W. Roark

President & CEO

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LARCAN Contact:

Steven Bell

President & CEO

Tel: +1.905.564.9222 Ext. 5109



About Broadcast Electronics  

Broadcast Electronics (BE) designs and manufactures a complete line of radio broadcast products, including transmitters for AM, FM and HD Radio and program automation systems. As the largest radio-only broadcast equipment manufacturer in the world, BE has been a global company since 1959. BE continues to lead the development of digital radio around the globe and to bring new services to radio as a key innovator of datacasting applications for social networks and mobile devices.

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LARCAN is a full-service broadcast solutions company that innovates, designs, and manufactures superior analog, digital, and mobile television transmitters for broadcast and mobile markets worldwide.

LARCAN offers complete solutions in solid-state VHF,UHF, innovative high-power transmitters, and renowned low-power transmitters / translators. LARCAN specializes in a full range of “Start to Success” services, accessories, and custom solutions for the broadcast industry.

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