TITLE

Race to the Finish for Affils

AUTHOR(S)
SPANGLER, TODD
PUB. DATE
February 2010
SOURCE
Multichannel News;2/8/2010, Vol. 31 Issue 6, p3
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the live and on-demand video of the 2010 Vancouver Winter Olympics managed by NBC Universal Inc. The videos were available for 1,000 plus hours with 300 hours of live coverage and replay of all 86 events. The major distributors included Comcast Corp, Time Warner Cable Inc. and Dish Network Corp. and technology partners included Microsoft Corp., and Akamai Technologies Inc.
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48150312

 

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