1 Oct 2015

Gearhouse Broadcast Launches Event Communications Division

Gearhouse Broadcast has recently announced that it has launched a specialised Events Communications Division to specifically handle the communications needs of broadcast, corporate and community events, concert touring and festivals.

With the option of a managed delivery or a dry hire solution Gearhouse Broadcast Events Communications now offers a suite of options in both the wired and wireless communications solutions.

When combined with their existing outside broadcast and TV Facilities offering Gearhouse Broadcast Events Communications presents a combined solution no other sole broadcast or communications company in Australia can compete with. In addition to their communications solutions they also offer a comprehensive spectrum management service as part of a complete equipment hire package or as a standalone service.


By drawing on its large in-house inventory Gearhouse Broadcast Events Communications can always offer a best of bread solution by using top quality comms equipment from manufacturers including Riedel, Hytera, ClearCom, Kenwood, RFI, Polar and Peltor amongst many others.

Gearhouse Broadcast Senior Outside Broadcast Manager Jason Owen explained the company’s raison d’etre saying, “Gearhouse has always managed the broadcast comms on its own projects. However as the business has grown we have also undertaken more specialsed comms driven projects such as the V8 Supercars Championship’s team radios and telemetry systems. After several engaging years in the event communications industry it became glaringly obvious that there were limited options that could properly service the broader needs of clients that have both broadcast and event production comms requirements. Hence the birth of Gearhouse Broadcast Events Communications.”

Owen also acknowledges that there is far more to providing broadcast and event comms than just supplying equipment adding, “Comms relies heavily on well trained and experienced engineering staff to deliver jobs, something Gearhouse has plenty of and is recruiting more of.  The market has been crying out for a more comprehensive solution for some time so for Gearhouse, with our existing engineering skill and expertise and significant inventory base, launching Gearhouse Event Communication’s was a not just a logical step but one that now fully meets the market’s requirements.”


For Gearhouse’s current and prospective clients there are clear and natural synergies between the Event Communications division and Gearhouse’s traditional OB and TV facilities business where the company is already onsite delivering technology solutions.

Jason Owen concluded, “Our entire ethos is built around quality, efficiency and reliability. We can offer package pricing for broadcast clients where they need both broadcast and event comms and for standalone non-broadcast events we offer technology-driven solutions to suit every need and budget. We do own and operate a sizeable Riedel inventory however in saying that, as we are not exclusively tied to any one manufacturer, we will only ever give our clients the best comms product for the task, irrespective of who makes it.”

Picture credits:

Gearhouse Broadcast Senior Outside Broadcast Manager, Jason Owen.


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