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Vista Selects DAD from ENCO for Nationwide Automation Rollout

Vista Radio Ltd. has entered into an agreement with Canadian ENCO dealer Pippin Technical for the supply and rollout of ENCO’s DAD (Digital Audio Delivery) automation playout software across its 40-plus radio stations in Canada. Vista Radio Ltd. has radio stations across BC, Alberta, Northwest Territories and Ontario and will begin conversion from various systems to one unified system from ENCO. This will result in the ability to share content very efficiently among radio stations.

“Our goal is to have the most sophisticated automation and distribution network in the country”, says Darren Fowler, Director of Engineering for Vista Radio. “ENCO demonstrated a clear ability to take our unique needs into consideration.”

“Early on, the selection team at Vista recognized the value in partnering with a software company that’s willing to work together with them to create a solution custom-made for what they want to do. DAD works great out of the box and ENCO is committed to meeting Vista’s specific goals in control and content distribution and access”, adds Tyler Everitt, Sales Manager at Pippin Technical Service.

“We are honored that Vista Radio has chosen ENCO DAD. They have very innovative and forward-thinking demands for their automation system and DAD has the power and flexibility to meet those demands,” said Ken Frommert, General Manager forENCO Systems. “We look forward to the opportunity to become part of Vista’s bright future."

Vista Radio is a broadcaster operating in small to medium sized markets where being ‘uber-local’ is its primary focus. “Vista makes a promise to every community we call home; we will not simply be a part of the community… we will serve it. We recognize it’s critical to support our communities that support us. In doing so, we are making a difference across Canada every day.

”Pippin Technical is a full broadcast equipment supplier and systems integrator with a nationwide client base and is the exclusive Canadian dealer for ENCO.

Founded in 1983, ENCO Systems is a world leader in audio playout and automation solutions for demanding radio and television organizations. ENCO is headquartered in Southfield, Michigan USA and retains a worldwide distribution network.For more information, please visit:


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