August 14, 2008

BBC Selects Scopus for Beijing Summer Olympics

TEL AVIV, Israel, August 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Scopus Video Networks Ltd. , a provider of digital video networking solutions, today announced that the BBC has chosen Scopus' MPEG-4 encoders for use at the Beijing Summer Olympic Games. The worldwide leader in news and sports coverage will deploy Scopus' UE-9420 dense encoders for transmission of high quality video feeds from the Olympics to its London offices for the logging of scores and statistics used for monitoring purpose.

Scopus was selected following a thorough selection process for the best match of BBC's specific requirement for high video quality at low bit rates. The UE - 9420 is able to distinguish granular picture details, and offers two H.264 channels in a 1-RU chassis. The UE-9420 IP output unique design enables BBC to transmit its feeds over an IP infrastructure across continents without compromising picture excellence.

"The BBC's choice of our encoder platform recognizes the excellent performance that our solutions provide," said David Shamir, encoder product marketing manager at Scopus. "We take pride in our ability to meet client requirements for a demanding event such as the Olympic Games with reliable, high-quality video encoding solutions."

About Scopus Video Networks:

Scopus Video Networks develops, markets, and supports digital video networking solutions that enable network operators to offer advanced video services to their subscribers. Scopus solutions support digital television, HDTV, live event coverage, and content distribution.

Scopus' comprehensive digital video networking solutions offer intelligent video gateways, encoders, decoders, and network management platforms. Scopus' solutions are designed to allow network operators to increase service revenues, improve customer retention, and minimize capital and operating expenses.

Scopus customers include satellite, cable, and terrestrial operators; broadcasters; and telecom service providers. Scopus solutions are used by hundreds of network operators worldwide.

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This press release contains forward-looking statements concerning our marketing and operations plans. All statements other than statements of historical fact are statements that could be deemed forward-looking statements. All forward-looking statements in this press release are made based on management's current expectations and estimates, which involve risks, uncertainties and other factors that could cause results to differ materially from those expressed in forward-looking statements. These statements involve a number of risks and uncertainties including, but not limited to, risks related to the evolving market for digital video in general and the ability to successfully deploy our UE-9000 Series Encoders, general economic conditions and other risk factors. Scopus does not undertake any obligation to update forward-looking statements made herein.

   Contacts:    Scopus Corporate Contact:   Ovadia Cohen   Tel: +972-3-9007777,   [email protected]    PR Agency: Shuman & Associates   Tel: +972-54-498-5833   [email protected]    Investor Relations:   GK Investor Relations   Ehud Helft / Kenny Green   Tel: (US) +1-646-201-9246   [email protected]  

Scopus Network Technologies Ltd

CONTACT: Contacts: Scopus Corporate Contact: Ovadia Cohen, Tel.+972-3-9007777, [email protected] PR Agency: Shuman & Associates, Tel.+972-54-498-5833, [email protected] Investor Relations: GK InvestorRelations, Ehud Helft / Kenny Green, Tel: (US) +1-646-201-9246, [email protected]