ABC tunes into Level 3's managed network channel

Level 3 Communications' (NasdaqGS: LVLT) Vyvx managed video network services (MVNS) story continues to resonate with the broadcast community with ABC being the latest broadcaster to tune in to its channel again.

Under the terms of a three-year contract, Level 3 will install its MVNS offering at three ABC News Bureau locations in New York, Los Angeles, and Washington, D.C. to enable the broadcaster to more efficiently move video and data traffic between these locations. In the first stage of the project, Level 3 will extend its network right into ABC's Broadcast Operations Center in New York City, giving it access to Level 3's Internet backbone.

By enabling ABC to transmit both video and data from one platform, the broadcaster will no longer have to ship video content from location to location, but also be able to rapidly share data and video between its three news bureau locations. Along with video capabilities, each location will have up 1 GigE Internet access speeds and Ethernet Virtual Private Line (EVPL) service.

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