The Switch Launches Venue-to-MC Scalable Transport
Built with sports in mind
March 25, 2014
—The Switch introduces The Switch Five Nines Service protected, venue-to-master control room service for HD video and scalable Ethernet transport.
The service features dual and diverse points of entry, where
possible, and redundant 10 Gbps pathways to and from more than 120
venues, rights holders and customer locations throughout the United States
and Canada. The upgraded 20 Gbps backbone will carry the new
service between its 44 interconnecting major metropolitan switching
Designed and built specifically for the major sports leagues and their rights holders, The Switch said Five Nines offers end-to-end protected service with 99.999 percent transport availability.
Additional service includes transport of
uncompressed and JPEG2000 HD, ASI, 3G and 4K capabilities, as well as
Ethernet connections paired with on-site telephone and Internet