Verizon To Connect NBA Arenas With Fiber Network For 1080p Broadcasts

NBA broadcasts are about to get an upgrade. Verizon has announced that it has reached an agreement with the National Basketball Association to create a high-speed network which will connect all 29 arenas that host NBA teams with Verizon’s fiber network in order to provide fans with high quality video. This improved network capability will enable the NBA to offer 1080p resolution on all broadcasts while also being able to support up to thirty new cameras being installed in the arenas. Verizon explains that each of the 29 NBA arenas will be connected with two diversely routed 100G fiber circuits which will increase the network’s bandwidth by tenfold with full redundancies so that fans never miss a moment of the game.This fiber network is going to be managed using Verizon’s Wavelength Services with each arenas being connected to its network hubs in Newark and Atlanta. There’s also going to be a dedicated virtual network operation center in Dulles that will be operated by Verizon Media d

Verizon To Connect NBA Arenas With Fiber Network For 1080p Broadcasts

NBA broadcasts are about to get an upgrade. Verizon has announced that it has reached an agreement with the National Basketball Association to create a high-speed network which will connect ...

Sun 16 Jun 19 from Ubergizmo

Verizon's fiber network connects NBA arenas for 1080p broadcasts

Verizon (Engadget's parent company) plans to connect all NBA arenas to a high-speed fiber network for better HD broadcast support. When the network is up and running in the second ...

Fri 14 Jun 19 from Engadget

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