DALLAS–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Ultravision International, a leading innovator, manufacturer and
distributor of LED displays and LED lighting, partnered with Clear
Channel Outdoor Americas (CCOA) (NYSE: CCO), an indirect subsidiary
of iHeart Media, Inc., on an LED installation project that drove
significant operating savings.
The project included revamping 11,000 display panels in 10 major U.S.
cities with LED lights that cut energy consumption by more than 60
percent. More than a dozen Utility companies provided rebates for the
project, as LED retrofits are a major step toward reducing energy demand
for the grid, cutting costs, and curbing negative impacts on the
CCOA is one of the largest outdoor advertising companies in the world,
and has revamped billboards with state-of-the-art LED lights that have a
lifespan of 10 years (4 times longer than the bulbs they
replace). CCOA advertisers will benefit from the longevity and
reliability of the LED lights designed with patented technology
delivering an evenly lit display even if individual LED strips fail.
Like all Ultravision products, the 120 watt and 150 watt LED lights used
for the retrofitting project are Made in America by workers in the North
Texas area where Ultravision is headquartered.
“Our partnership with Clear Channel Outdoor Americas reflects a shared
vision of providing advertisers with unparalleled opportunities to be
creative and connect with consumers, while also driving the outdoor
display industry towards more energy-efficient and cost-effective
solutions,” said William Hall, CEO and co-founder of Ultravision
International. “We are excited to collaborate with them on this project
and look forward to seeing how advertisers take advantage of the
“This solution is a win-win allowing our customers to deliver impactful
advertising campaigns while using LED lighting technology that greatly
reduces energy consumption and operating costs,” said Orly Ortiz,
Vice President, Field Operations,Clear Channel Outdoor Americas. “This
LED conversion ties into our broader environmental health and safety
initiatives which include: air cleaning billboards and street furniture,
recycling and repurposing printed advertisements and retrofitting our
media with the latest vertical fall protection systems.
More information on Ultravision’s LED displays and lighting solutions
can be found here.
About Clear Channel Outdoor
Clear Channel Outdoor Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: CCO) is one of the world’s
largest outdoor advertising companies with over 560,000 displays in 31
countries across Asia, Europe, Latin America and North America. Reaching
millions of people monthly, including consumers in 43 of the top 50 U.S.
markets, Clear Channel Outdoor enables advertisers to engage with
consumers through innovative advertising solutions. Clear Channel
Outdoor is pioneering the integration of out-of-home with mobile and
social platforms, and the company’s digital platform includes more than
1,200 digital billboards across 28 markets in the U.S. and more than
14,000 digital displays in international markets. More information is
available at www.clearchanneloutdoor.com
About Ultravision International
Ultravision International’s innovative LED displays and LED lights are
Made in America. The products’ patented and unique design lowers the
total cost of installation and operation for its customers. The
company’s wide array of solutions helps customers engage with audiences
worldwide. Founded in 2010, Ultravision designed and patented the
modular LED display panel, an innovation that fundamentally changed the
LED industry by eliminating the need for cabinet displays that are
difficult to install and costly to maintain. Ultravision products are
manufactured in North Texas. For more details, please visit http://www.ultravisioninternational.com.
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