Axia signs 8BC as newest partner

16 February 2009, Cleveland Ohio, USA

8BC Ltd., a leading provider of broadcast audio solutions based in the Czech Republic, is now an Axia Audio partner. Clients of 8BC ( will now be able to purchase Axia IP-Audio networking components bundled with and customized for use with 8BC’s radio automation products, including CARTMASTER, the premiere radio automation package in the Czech market.

Axia, the networked-audio division of Telos Systems, will provide its IP-Audio Driver software to 8BC. This driver technology allows an audio workstation to send studio-grade audio directly to an Axia audio network from its network interface card, completely bypassing the need for PC soundcards.

“We’re pleased to welcome 8BC to our family of Axia Partners,” says Axia Vice President Marty Sacks. “Broadcasters in the Czech Republic can now enjoy seamless integration, without sound cards, between their Axia network and playout system — a perfect example of how Axia can help streamline and reduce the cost of studio installation.”

8BC Ltd. joins the growing list of Axia partners ( offering products that integrate with Axia IP-Audio networks. In addition to the IP-Audio driver, Axia products include the popular Element modular broadcast console, a family of “audio nodes” that allow easy mixing and matching of digital, analog and microphone audio, and a comprehensive suite of network administration and routing control software.

For more information, contact Clark Novak at Axia Audio by email at, or by phone at +1-216-241-7225; or contact Martin Blazek at 8BC Ltd., by email, or by phone at +420-571117243.