Standards Conversion and Worldwide Distribution

BVDM provides comprehensive international standards conversion and program distribution services to production companies and distributors worldwide.  The company is currently delivering content to over 100 countries via fiber, FTP, optical media, and tape. BVDM’s VTR complement includes all analog and HDTV formats, including new formats such as HDCAM SR. Its standards conversion equipment features the latest technology from premier manufacturers such as Snell and Wilcox and Teranex.

Below is a list of international standards supported by the company:

Country Broadcast Standard DVD Region
ALBANIA PAL B 2
ALGERIA PAL B 5
ARGENTINA PAL N 4
AUSTRALIA PAL B 4
AUSTRIA PAL B 2
BELGIUM PAL B 2
BERMUDA NTSC M
BOLIVIA NTSC M 4
BRAZIL PAL M 4
BRUNEI PAL B
BULGARIA SECAM D 2
CANADA NTSC M 1
CHILE NTSC M 4
CHINA PAL D 6
COLOMBIA NTSC M 4
COSTA RICA NTSC M 4
CROATIA PAL B 2
CUBA NTSC M 4
CYPRUS PAL B
CZECH REPUBLIC PAL D 2
DENMARK PAL B 2
ECUADOR NTSC M 4
EGYPT SECAM B/PAL B 2
EL SALVADOR NTSC M 4
FINLAND PAL B 2
FRANCE SECAM L 2
GERMANY PAL B 2
GREECE PAL B (was SECAM) 2
GREENLAND NTSC/PAL B 2
GUATEMALA NTSC M 4
HUNGARY SECAM D/PAL 2
ICELAND PAL B 2
INDIA PAL B 5
INDONESIA PAL B 3
IRELAND PAL I 2
ISRAEL PAL B 2
ITALY PAL B 2
JAPAN NTSC M 2
KOREA NORTH PAL 5
KOREA SOUTH NTSC M 3
MALAYSIA PAL B 3
MEXICO NTSC M 4
NETHERLANDS PAL B 2
NEW ZEALAND PAL B 4
NORWAY PAL B 2
PAKISTAN PAL B 5
PANAMA NTSC M 4
PARAGUAY PAL N 4
PERU NTSC M 4
PHILIPPINES NTSC M 3
POLAND PAL D 2
PORTUGAL PAL B 2
RUMANIA PAL D 2
RUSSIA SECAM D 5
SAUDI ARABIA SECAM-B/PAL-B 2
SINGAPORE PAL B
SOUTH AFRICA PAL I 2
SPAIN PAL B 2
SRI LANKA PAL B 5
SWEDEN PAL B 2
SWITZERLAND PAL B 2
SYRIA SECAM B 2
TAIWAN NTSC M 3
THAILAND PAL B 3
TURKEY PAL B
UKRAINE PAL / SECAM D-K 5
UNITED ARAB EMIR. PAL B 2
UNITED KINGDOM PAL B 2
USA NTSC M 1
VENEZUELA NTSC M 4
VIETNAM PAL B 3
YEMEN PAL B 2
YUGOSLAVIA PAL B 2