NBC Olympics, a division of the NBC Sports Group, has selected Ericsson to provide video contribution and distribution solutions for its production of the Games of the XXXI Olympiad, which take place in Brazil from August 5th.
Ericsson will provide a range of its video processing solutions and advanced modular receivers, supporting NBC Olympics with the delivery of HD broadcast to millions of viewers.
“The Olympic Games is watched and loved the world over, and we are proud to be part of the coverage NBC Olympics will be providing. Our deep heritage in delivering next generation solutions for content acquisition, exchange and distribution will ensure that US fans get to witness each thrilling sporting moment in the best possible quality,” says Elisabetta Romano. “Our ongoing work with NBC Olympics is great testament to our compression solutions and services, which deliver truly immersive and seamless experiences to consumers across all devices.”