SIS JOINS FORCES WITH OWNERS OF MEDIACITYUK

Date: 24/11/2010
SIS and Peel Media, owners of MediaCityUK, have announced a major new joint venture to deliver an enhanced range of production and technical services to
the BBC when it moves to the new site next year. The 10year agreement with the BBC will see SIS and Peel Media form a new company to
run MediaCityUK’s stateoftheart studio facilities, including postproduction, content and technical services, as well as manage all connectivity.
Harnessing SIS’s industryleading knowledge and experience in broadcasting, Peel Media has been able to increase the breadth and quality of the services on offer to clients at the
Salford Quays site.

SIS has demonstrated its determination to being at the heart of this exciting new venture by beginning the process of relocating its production and engineering operation, involving
approximately 100 staff, from its headquarters in London. The joint team will also work with the BBC, Salford University and other media partners to
develop new technologies and services and help deliver MediaCityUK’s vision of becoming a worldclass hub for content creation.

The BBC, whose search for a new northern base was the genesis for the project, is set to move nearly 2,300 staff to MediaCity in 2011, including five departments currently based in
London (Radio 5 Live, Children’s, Sport, Learning and Future Media and Technology). BBC Breakfast will also be broadcast from MediaCityUK by Easter 2012.
David Holdgate, Chief Executive, SIS, said: “I am delighted to finalise this agreement and confirm our involvement in running the fantastic new facilities at MediaCityUK, both for the
BBC and other users.

‘The opportunities for the broadcast community offered by these new facilities are vast, and we look forward to developing longterm
relationships with many organisations within the broadcast community as part of this.’ Bryan Gray, Chairman of Peel Media, said: ‘We are delighted to have reached agreement
with the BBC and SIS on the provision of a wider range of services at MediaCityUK. Our studios will be up and running from January and we look forward to creating a radical new
environment for leading companies, such as the BBC, to share in the benefits.’


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