Cat Entertainment Services Powers Fox Sports Broadcast of the Big Game

February 09, 2017 15:36

Sunday’s Big Game between the Atlanta Falcons and New England Patriots is one for the record books. More than 111.3 million tuned in to the Fox Sports broadcast to witness the Patriots’ incredible comeback against the Falcons.

While fans watched sports history being made live on TV, Cat Entertainment Services was working hard behind the scenes to ensure no loss of power would interrupt the action. Onsite at NRG stadium, 16 CES technicians manned 8,600 kW of generator power, 1,300 kVA of UPS-supported power, and more than seven miles of cable.

To learn more about how the CES team made it all happen seamlessly, visit

About Cat Entertainment Services

Cat® Entertainment Services (CES) provides rental power generation and rental temperature control equipment for sports and special events, music festivals, concert tours, film, video and broadcast productions around the world. In addition to state-of-the-art rental equipment, CES professionals integrate planning, custom installation, on-site operation and technical support For more information, visit


Cat® Entertainment Services Brings IT-Centric UPS Technology to Broadcast Operations

July 27, 2016 12:48

Cat® Entertainment Services (CES) recently introduced an innovative solution for backup power at live-sports-production truck compounds: uninterruptible power supply (UPS) featuring the hardware, software and network connectivity that allow technicians to anticipate problems and respond preemptively.

Phil Wessels, CES national sales manager, attributes the need for high-tech backup power to the ever-expanding role of computers in broadcast operations and the ever-increasing power required to accommodate them onsite. Security, communications encryption, data analytics, and predictive maintenance are now driving the power solutions CES offers, he says.

Click on the following link to read the full story about the unveiling of CES’s new, “IT-centric” UPS at the MLB All-Star Game in San Diego July 12, published July 22, 2016 by the Sports Video Group Chief Editor Jason Dachman.

About Cat® Entertainment Services

Cat Entertainment Services, a division of Ring Power Corporation, is a worldwide provider of temporary power generation and temperature control equipment and technical services to the entertainment industry for corporate and sport events, concert tours, festivals, broadcasting, on-location filming and other remote and/or short-term applications. For more information, visit

About the Sports Video Group

The Sports Video Group (SVG) was formed in 2006 to support the professional community that relies on video, audio, and broadband technologies to produce and distribute sports content. Leagues, owners, teams, players, broadcasters, webcasters, and technology providers join the SVG to learn from each other, turn vision into reality and implement new innovations, while sharing experiences that will lead to advancements in the sports production/distribution process and the overall consumer sports experience. For more information, visit





American Idol Gives Back an Earth Day Shout-out to ES!

April 24, 2009 02:13

Entertainment Services received favorable mention from American Idol on Earth Day for our environmentally friendly 300-kVA UPS unit! 

Specifically designed to control emergency backup power automatically, the unit allows a generator to remain powered down until needed, greatly reducing carbon emissions on site.

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