Wednesday, January 28, 2009

Level 3 Vyxx to Deliver Broadcast Feeds for Super Bowl XLIII

Level 3 Communications' Vyxx division will provide live standard and high-definition (HD) television broadcast video services for Super Bowl XLIII to multiple major broadcasters. This is the 20th consecutive year that the National Football League (NFL) has relied on Level 3 Vyvx services to deliver the live event broadcast.

For the Super Bowl, Level 3 Vyvx services will deliver a specialized solution that includes HD acquisition, encoding and transmission of the video broadcast signal from the game. In total, over 2,800 hours of video content will be acquired, encoded and transported across the Level 3 Vyvx services platform for Super Bowl coverage. The Super Bowl caps an NFL season during which Level 3 Vyvx services provided video transmission for every NFL regular season and playoff game, delivering more than 5,600 total feeds.