AT&T to Help Deliver NBCUniversal's 2014 Olympic Winter Games Coverage Across
NBCUniversal Selects AT&T to Provide Networking Solutions for 9th Consecutive
NEW YORK, Jan. 15, 2014
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
"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
"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
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