Friday, February 12, 2010

Synacor Working with 14 CABLE operators to enable participationin Olympic Online Connect

Synacor’s entitlement platform will enable over 9 million subscribers of select multi-channel video programming distributor’s (MVPD’s) to view a wealth of Internet video content at during the 2010 Vancouver Olympic Winter Games, which commence on February 12 and run through February 28. “Olympics Online Connect” on is one part of a larger Enhanced Olympics Package of programming made available to consumers through NBC Universal and its distribution partners.

Fourteen cable system operators, all of which are participating NBC Olympics affiliates, will use Synacor solutions to provide their customers access to “Olympics Online Connect,” where their video subscribers can watch exclusive Olympic Winter Games coverage on The Synacor solution will serve as a single integration point between NBC Universal and service providers, providing video subscribers with simplified and secure access to more than 1,000 hours of NBC’s coverage of event competition on, including more than 300 hours of live events and more than 400 hours of on-demand-encore replays.

Operators working with Synacor include Charter, WOW!, Armstrong, Blue Ridge Communications, HickoryTech Corporation, Bend Broadband, Midcontinent Communications, Suddenlink Communications, Atlantic Broadband, Mediacom, GVTC Communications, Knology, Grande Communications and NewWave Communications.

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