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Montreal’s Aldea capitalizes on sports’ international appeal

Media | 07/15/2014 4:00 pm EDT

MONTREAL — Over the past month, 32 soccer teams played 64 matches in Brazil while millions around the world tuned in. As those transmissions were reaching their destinations around the globe, many of those signals were monitored through an unassuming office building near the Pierre Elliott Trudeau airport in Montreal’s west end. Aldea Solutions Inc. provides broadcast transmission services to broadcasters around the world. Its contracts have included the recent FIFA World Cup and this year's Winter Olympics. It is the only company in Canada providing this kind of international connectivity, and one of only 10 in the world, said CEO Lionel Bentolila in an interview at the...