Sochi

NTV+ teams up with Elemental, Broadcom for 4K test

NTV+ Winter Olympics

Russian pay TV broadcaster NTV+ has used the Sochi Winter Olympics to test broadcast transmissions in 4K. NTV+ broadcast coverage of the opening ceremony in… Read more

Sochi events generate big online video peak

The opening ceremony of the Sochi Winter Olympics drove more than 1Tbps of online video traffic across global CDN provider Akamai’s network, the company has… Read more

Eutelsat sees strong bookings for Winter Olympics

Eutelsat has said that 5,000 hours of transmissions have been booked by TV channels and service providers on its satellites for coverage of the Sochi… Read more

Cyfrowy Polsat adds TVP Sport HD

Polish pay TV operator Cyfrowy Polsat has added TVP Sport HD from the country’s public broadcaster to its line-up ahead of the Sochi Winter Olympics.… Read more

RTR taps Megafon for CDN ahead of Sochi

Russian state broadcaster RTR has tapped telecom operator Megafon to provide CDN services for internet video coverage of the Winter Olympics from Sochi. Megafon operates… Read more

Russian win for Elemental

Russia’s Channel One has chosen video technology provider Elemental’s video processing platform for its coverage of the forthcoming Winter Olympics in Sochi. Elemental systems will… Read more

BBC details digital Winter Olympics plan

BBC Winter Olympics

The BBC has unveiled plans to air “the most complete digital coverage of a Winter Olympics Game to date,” with more than 650 hours of… Read more