Level 3 to provide HD broadcast services for Super Bowl XLVI

Level 3 (NYSE: LVLT) will once again provide live, high definition television broadcast services, including Vyvx VenueNet+ technology, to NBC for Super Bowl XLVI on Feb. 5.

Since the Lucas Oil Stadium, the location of the Super Bowl, is already connected to Level 3's fiber network, NBC can acquire and broadcast the game without having to build or manage its own on network on the site.

During the game, the service provider said that over 3,000 hours of video content will be acquired, encoded and transported across Level 3's Vyvx VenueNet+ platform

Additionally, Level 3 will carry the pre-game and post-game feeds to NFL operations centers in Mt. Laurel, N.J., Culver City, Calif. and NFL Network master control facilities in Atlanta, as well as other broadcast networks and satellite teleport sites for global distribution.

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