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NBCOlympics.com Introduces "Gold Zone" For Whip-Around Sochi Competition Coverage
Published January 9, 2014
ON CLOUD NINE: BROADCASTING & CABLE's George Winslow noted NBC Olympics has selected Akamai Technologies to "provide a complete suite of cloud services for online video streaming delivery, site performance and security services for the company’s production" of the Sochi Games. NBC Olympics "will be using Akamai Digital Media solutions to stream all 98 events, including every medal competition, event highlights, and athlete interviews and profiles." Akamai also is "supporting DVR functions such as pause and event rewinds" (BROADCASTINGCABLE.com, 1/8).