Encoda’s Media Management Solutions Division Opens Regional Sales Office in South Florida to Enhance Latin American Presence

8/5/2003

Denver, CO — Encoda Systems Inc. announced today that its Media Management Solutions Division has opened a regional office in South Florida.

Marcos Santos, Encoda VP of Latin American Sales, and Pat Garst-Napier,

Encoda Media Services Manager, will both work out of the Fort Lauderdale office. Combined these two employees have 36 years experience serving customers in the broadcast industry and the Latin America market.

Our connection with Latin America has become more

intense and this move reassures the commitment Encoda has made to

develop new business in Latin America

while expanding services to clients globally,” said Bob Duncan, Senior

Vice President of Sales and Marketing for Encoda’s Media Management

Solutions Division. Establishing sales offices near our major accounts

will enhance relationships with our clients located in the southern

region and yield key opportunities in Latin America.”

“In the past four months we have found positive responses from

media companies throughout the region. We look forward to exciting

results by being closer to our business in Latin America and developing

solutions that bring value to that marketplace,” said Duncan.

About Encoda Systems

Encoda Systems, Inc. is the leading provider of solutions and

services to media industries worldwide, enabling our clients to plan,

buy, sell, schedule, optimize, and automate the delivery of commercial media. Globally operated with regional offices in Europe and Asia-Pacific and headquartered in Denver, Colo.,

Encoda Systems services and supports solutions in over 40 countries for

many of the world’s largest and most successful media enterprises.

Encoda Systems is privately held with funding from an investment group

led by Thomas H. Lee Company and the Blackstone Group. Additional

information is available at www.encodasystems.com.

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