AT&T Media Release | Feb 16, 2021
NBC SPORTS SELECTS ITS NETWORKING SERVICES PROVIDER FOR ITS PRODUCTION OF 2022 OLYMPIC & PARALYMPIC WINTER GAMES
XXIV Olympic Winter Games Take Place February 2–20, 2022, Across Networks of NBCUniversal
NBC Sports Utilizes AT&T Networking Services for its Production of Olympic Winter Games
NBC Sports has selected AT&T to provide networking services for its production of the XXIV Olympic Winter Games, from Beijing, China, February 2–20. The announcement was made today by Chris Connolly, VP of Transmission Engineering and Operations, NBC Olympics, and Jerry Gerami, Vice President, AT&T Wholesale Solutions.
NBCUniversal provides coverage of the 2022 Olympic Winter Games from Feb. 2-20, featuring a Winter Olympics-record 2,800+ hours of coverage across NBC, Peacock, USA Network, CNBC, NBCOlympics.com and the NBC Sports app. The Opening Ceremony was presented on Friday, Feb. 4, live in the morning and again in primetime on NBC and Peacock. Similar to recent Winter Games, NBC’s primetime Olympic coverage began the night before the Opening Ceremony on Thursday, Feb. 3. Coverage began on Wednesday, Feb. 2, on USA Network and Peacock. NBCUniversal is presenting its 18th Olympic Games, 12th consecutive overall, and sixth straight Winter Games, all the most by any U.S. media company.
NBC Sports utilizes AT&T Global Video Services to deliver HD coverage of the 2022 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games, and the ultra-reliable and dedicated communications services helps NBC Sports route the excitement in Beijing back to viewers watching coverage of the Games in the United States.
“As a long-time partner of NBC Sports, AT&T GVS continues to bring the expertise, reliability and dependency needed to execute the production of an event of this scale,” said Connolly. “AT&T continues to deliver best-in-class service, allowing NBC Sports to bring all of the exciting action of the Winter Olympics to our viewers.”
“We’re committed to providing our flexible network platforms to help NBC Sports bring viewers together to enjoy all the excitement of the event,” said Gerami.
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