Stamford Spotlight, Part 1: NBC Olympics’ At-Home Production Goes Full-Throttle 24/7 for PyeongChang 2018

Nearly 7,000 miles separate PyeongChang from Stamford, CT, but, for the past three weeks, the two have been attached at the hip for NBC’s largest and most complex Winter Olympics production to date. The at-home operation at the NBC Olympics Sports Production Operations Center (SPOC) in Stamford is bigger than ever before and has become […]  More

Stamford Spotlight, Part 3: As Social Media Explodes, NBC Olympics Highlights Factory Churns Out Even More Content

With social media increasingly ubiquitous in the lives of Olympics fans, NBC’s Highlights Factory [HLF] operation has become more integral to the Peacock’s success, delivering hundreds of highlights to various social and web platforms throughout the Games. As a result, NBC continues to beef up the HLF operation in Stamford, CT, tripling the number of […]  More

Live From PyeongChang: Akamai Supports a Parade of Nations in Their Streaming Efforts

The PyeongChang Winter Olympics are streaming live in numerous nations across the world and through 30 international broadcasters based in the IBC here. Their efforts are being supported technologically by global CDN (content-delivery–network) powerhouse Akamai. The company provides backend tech to bolster live streaming, while also delivering VOD clips and even virtual-reality products. A small […]  More