PHILADELPHIA -- (Business Wire)
Business has partnered with NBCUniversal to manage critical
components of the broadcast and digital transport for all its
broadcasts, including two of television’s biggest events, Super Bowl LII
and the 2018 Winter Olympics.
NBCUniversal’s broadcast facilities across the country are now directly
connected to Comcast Business’ next generation, advanced network,
enabling the broadcast of the company’s 24x7 content. Comcast Business
has also been strategically integrated into 29 NBC and Telemundo-owned
and operated stations, seamlessly integrating broadcast and digital
linear distribution, while supporting the connectivity required to
uplink the NBC network to more than 200 affiliate stations across the
country. Comcast Business’ robust network provides NBCUniversal with a
fully diverse, end-to-end service to ensure better reliability and
control over the delivery process.
“For our broadcast business, availability and reliability of service are
our foremost responsibilities,” said Ian Trombley, President of
NBCUniversal Operations and Technology. “Having a reliable partner to
help us deliver our broadcast networks, including our most critical live
events, is key – and Comcast Business is that strategic partner.”
NBCUniversal leverages Comcast Business’ advanced Metro Ethernet
Services – specifically a secure 10 Gigabit Diverse Wave infrastructure
and 1G Diverse Ethernet Virtual Private Line (EvPL) connection. Comcast
Business’ Ethernet & Wave solutions deliver a high-performance, secure
connection between sites that serves as a modern alternative to
traditional TDM private lines, and older packet technologies like Frame
Relay. EvPL is ideal for mission-critical, sensitive data applications
as it allows users to bypass the public Internet and securely transmit
traffic over a private connection, backed by a highly available, defined
"Comcast Business is proud to partner with NBCUniversal. We’ve built a
network with the performance and reliability to distribute thousands of
hours of broadcast and online content to millions of homes across
America everyday – ensuring viewers never miss a moment,” said Bill
Stemper, President of Comcast Business. “As the size and scope of an
event increase, so to do the stakes. We’re uniquely aware of how
critical speed and reliability are when distributing broadcasts of this
magnitude. That’s why we’re laser focused on every aspect of their
transport to ensure exceptional service and a flawless viewing
For more information on the full Comcast Business portfolio, visit https://business.comcast.com.
About Comcast Business
Comcast Business offers Ethernet, Internet, Wi-Fi, Voice and TV
solutions to help organizations of all sizes transform their business.
Powered by a next-generation, advanced network, and backed by 24/7
technical support, Comcast Business is one of the largest contributors
to the growth of Comcast Cable. Comcast Business is the nation’s largest
cable provider to small, mid-size, and large enterprise businesses and
has emerged as a force in the Ethernet market; recognized over the last
two years by leading industry associations as its fastest growing
provider and service provider of the year.
For more information, call 866-429-3085. Follow on Twitter @ComcastBusiness
and on other social media networks at http://business.comcast.com/social.
Comcast Corporation (Nasdaq: CMCSA) is a global media and technology
company with two primary businesses, Comcast Cable and NBCUniversal.
Comcast Cable is one of the nation’s largest video, high-speed internet,
and phone providers to residential customers under the XFINITY brand,
and also provides these services to businesses. It also provides
wireless and security and automation services to residential customers
under the XFINITY brand. NBCUniversal operates news, entertainment and
sports cable networks, the NBC and Telemundo broadcast networks,
television production operations, television station groups, Universal
Pictures and Universal Parks and Resorts. Visit www.comcastcorporation.com for
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