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