Grass Valley, CenturyLink Demonstrate Remote Production Capabilities Over 100G High-Speed Link

Grass Valley joined forces with technology company CenturyLink to successfully run an ultra-high bandwidth test directly from cameras at the Hard Rock Stadium in Miami Gardens, Fla., to a remote production location in Tulsa, Okla. According to the companies, using CenturyLink’s 100 Gbps high-speed Vyvx network and Grass Valley’s DirectIP feature, the test demonstrates that uncompressed multi-camera […]

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Sony Touts Trans-Atlantic IP Production

Sony and CenturyLink conducted a test for a large news customer of the long-distance Remote Integration (REMI) connection between New York and London via a fiber link. For the test, Sony simulated a live broadcast and switched live between cameras in New York and London.

CenturyLink To Shutter OTT Bundle

CenturyLink Completes Level 3 Acquisition

Epix And CenturyLink Reach Carriage Deal

Epix, the premium cable network for now co-owned by Viacom, Lionsage and MGM, has negotiated a carriage agreement with broadband provider CenturyLink.

Shareholders Approve CenturyLink-Level 3 Merger

CenturyLink May Resell DirecTV Now

Eager to deliver its  customers over-the-top video, CenturyLink is looking at becoming a reseller of DirecTV Now, the virtual MVPD service launched last week by telco rival AT&T.

CenturyLink Nears Deal To Merge With Level 3

CenturyLink and Level 3 Communications are in advanced talks to merge, according to people familiar with the matter, in a deal that would create an enterprise telecommunications player worth more than $50 billion, including debt.

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CenturyLink To Launch OTT Service In 2017

CenturyLink has no plans to drop its Prism IPTV service, but given the challenges of acquiring content, the service provider has indicated that an over-the-top model is a better option for future video services growth. The service will initially include 17 channels, which will be bundled with a set of local channels. CenturyLink determined as a result of customer research that most users want this amount of channels. Glen Post, CenturyLink CEO, says it will formally launch the service early next year following ongoing trials.

FCC Approves Qwest/CenturyLink Merger