Encoda Wins First Agency Client in EMEA

9/12/2003

Amsterdam — Encoda Systems, leading global

supplier of automation, sales, traffic, programming and financial

systems for the advertising, broadcast, cable, and satellite industries,

today announced its first Agency Solutions Group (ASG) Client in EMEA.

Creative advertising company, 180 Amsterdam marks the start of Encoda’s

expansion of its Agency line of business outside the US.

180, which boasts clients such as adidas (global), Dunlop

Europe and Schweppes International will use Encoda’s EAS system to

manage its entire production schedule, time keeping, traffic and

production and financial accounting reporting.

“One of the main trends in advertising today is

standardisation, “confirms Angelika Bergmann, Encoda’s EMEA president.

“With the expansion of our Agency business into EMEA Encoda is now even

more well placed to take advantage of the increasing demand for more

globally standardised solutions.”

About Encoda Systems

Encoda Systems is a leading global supplier of automation, sales, traffic, programming and financial systems for the broadcast, cable, and satellite industries. Most of the leading television, radio, cable and satellite broadcasting companies in the world now use its systems.

Encoda’s Media Management Solutions Group processes more than $16 Billion in advertising revenue annually. The Automation Products Group is the leading provider of single and multi-channel solutions in

broadcast automation focusing on increasing broadcasters’ success and

reducing operating costs in the ever-changing and complex world of

digital broadcasting.

The company is also a major provider of software solutions for

advertising agencies, media buying companies and national media sales

rep organisations. Given its unique involvement across all aspects of

the media buy-sell process, Encoda has become the leading innovator in

the deployment of electronic transactional solutions, such as electronic

invoicing, electronic contracting, and agency-rep exchange systems.

Encoda Systems, Inc. was created in September 2000 when

Columbine JDS Systems, Inc. merged with Enterprise Systems Group, Inc.

With more than 35 years experience Encoda Systems has now become the de

facto standard in media solutions.

Encoda is a registered trademark of Encoda Systems, Inc. All other names are trademarks of their respective owners.