Net Insight receives expansion order from North American sports broadcaster

JUNE 16, 2009 -- The company says the Nimbra 680 implementation increases bandwidth flexibility for high-quality sports content.

JUNE 16, 2009 -- Net Insight (search Lightwave for Net Insight), a developer of scalable optical transport technologies for media, IP, and broadcast networks, has announced its expansion order from a large North American sports broadcaster to incorporate additional Nimbra 680 platforms into its high-traffic production and distribution networks for the delivery of in-demand sports content.

According to the company, the expansion enables the broadcaster to accommodate "explosive demand" from subscribers for access to high-definition, global sports content. Net Insight also says the Nimbra 680 also futureproofs the network to accommodate potential expansion for future projects and high-profile sporting events. The equipment will be delivered in June 2009.

The Nimbra 680 is a next-generation media multiservice switch designed to meet current and future needs of the professional media industry. The company claims its switch provides the industry's lowest cost-per-bit switching, while including high switching capacity, end-to-end provisioning and restoration, full topology support, and multicast support. As part of the Nimbra platform, the company says, the Nimbra 680 offers 97% percent bandwidth utilization.


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