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The United States is pleased to provide complimentary video of the Summit of the Americas official events and coverage opportunities as a “clean” feed with no graphics or chyrons (“Host TV”).

A full schedule of events will be posted to this website shortly before the Summit.

Broadcast Standard: NTSC HD/SDI 1080i 59.94

A schedule of Host TV for the Summit of the Americas is available at (Need to confirm)

Live video feeds of Host TV will be available through the following three methods:

Broadcaster Access

1. The United States will broadcast a live Host TV feed of press-accessible Summit of the Americas events via the Verizon Washington D.C. AVOC that all media organizations can access copyright-free.

  • Broadcast Standard: 1080I HD/SDI, 59.94
  • Audio Channels: 1. Floor 2. English 3. French 4. Portuguese 5. Spanish
  • Circuit: HD552810 S0356 – which DoS has used for previous Host TV events

2. Host TV will also be accessible in DC via the DC Switch circuit ID US DOS-1 DC

For technical questions on the AVOC and DC Switch access, please contact the State Department Master Control at +1 (202) 647-6806.

3. Host TV will be available on The Switch in Los Angeles and New York. Switch Customers in those cities can receive the Daily Pool Feeds at no cost on the Switch Pool Ports shown below.

  • New York Pool Port: NY Pool-1 (HD/SDI)
  • Los Angeles Pool Port: LA Pool-1 (HD/SDI)

For assistance with booking Switch Pool Ports, please contact Switch Bookings: (212)227-9131 or

Downloadable Clips

Host TV will also provide time-sensitive turns of video on demand via the cloud.

During Summit programs, Host TV will post complementary video clips of selected programming for download (H264 broadcast quality) through the Host TV Iconik cloud platform. These clips will be available for download within minutes following each event. The Host TV Iconik cloud link is

Press Filing Center Host TV distribution

All HostTV opportunities will be displayed throughout the Press Filing Center and viewable by all accredited journalists. Direct signal distribution be available free of charge for video at a central point in the International Media Center.

Video Connection: BNC with embedded audio of Audio Channels:

  • 1 – Floor
  • 2 – English
  • 3 – French
  • 4 – Portuguese
  • 5 – Spanish

Broadcast Standard: 1080I HD/SDI, 59.94

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