CP Communications Provided IP-Based Transmission Tech For TCS New York City Marathon

CP Communications, a provider of solutions and services for live event productions, says it successfully provided live coverage — featuring direct feeds of the professional athlete races — at the 50th running of the TCS New York City Marathon on Nov. 7 using IP encoding and bonded cellular solutions. It also managed the event’s Virtual Media […]

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Record Numbers Watch NYC Marathon

An average of 582,000 people watched the five-hour race broadcast, 66% more than watched the last marathon in 2011, and topping the previous record year of 2010 when the Chilean miners raced.

WABC, ESPN Plan High-Tech Marathon B’cast

After Superstorm Sandy forced the cancellation of the ING New York City Marathon last year, broadcasters are gearing up for a TV production that they promise will be one to remember. Several technology enhancements are expected to help streamline the production, including two new motorcycles, two new lead trucks, three helicopters and a complete overhaul of the receive-site setup.