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NBCUniversal Selects AT&T to Provide Networking Solutions for 9th Consecutive Olympic Games
NEW YORK, Jan. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- For the 9th consecutive time, NBCUniversal has selected AT&T* to provide the networking services to support the delivery of its Olympics coverage across multiple devices during the 2014 Olympic Winter Games from Sochi, Russia, February 6-23, 2014.
NBCUniversal will use an array of AT&T networking solutions to deliver high-definition coverage of the Sochi Olympic Winter Games. These services will support high-definition video feeds and allow viewers in the United States to enjoy a reliable, high-quality viewing experience of the Sochi Winter Games.
"When people watch the Olympic Games, they increasingly do so from multiple screens – a smartphone, tablet, computer and the traditional television screen," said Robert Kiraly, Director of Broadcast and Telecommunications Operations, NBC Olympics, Inc. "AT&T supports the networking services we need to ensure our viewers will have the best experience possible, no matter their screen preference."
"We've had a strong relationship with NBCUniversal for decades," said Dan Walsh, senior vice president, Global Customer Solutions and Integration, AT&T Business Solutions. "Whether people are at home watching television or traveling with a laptop, tablet or smartphone, we will support the NBC Olympic experience. The work we're doing this year in Sochi continues to expand on that."
*AT&T products and services are provided or offered by subsidiaries and affiliates of AT&T Inc. under the AT&T brand and not by AT&T Inc.
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