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NESN Selects Lumen Technologies for Broadcast and Backhaul Services

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MONROE, LA.—Lumen Technologies has announced that the New England Sports Network (NESN) has selected Lumen for its broadcast and content backhaul delivery services. 

As part of the deal, Lumen will provide these video delivery services for all Boston Bruins and Boston Red Sox away games, and will also leverage the Lumen dedicated Cloud Connect platform for disaster recovery.

Lumen will provide signal acquisition, packaging services and disaster recovery solutions, for approximately 150 Red Sox games and 70 Boston Bruins games.

Packaged services include a combination of video delivery of all Bruins and Red Sox away games, as well as services such as data and phones to support NESN’s remote-production requirements. 

In addition, Lumen’s Dual Managed Video Network Services platforms will be deployed to NESN to support all content acquisition and distribution. 

Lumen Vyvx Cloud Connect will be used to deliver all Bruins and Red Sox games to NESN’s cloud provider as disaster recovery.

More information on the Lumen Vyvx broadcast solutions is available here (opens in new tab)

George Winslow is the senior content producer for TV Tech. He has written about the television, media and technology industries for nearly 30 years for such publications as Broadcasting & Cable, Multichannel News and TV Tech. Over the years, he has edited a number of magazines, including Multichannel News International and World Screen, and moderated panels at such major industry events as NAB and MIP TV. He has published two books and dozens of encyclopedia articles on such subjects as the media, New York City history and economics.