Level 3 connects Vyvx video fiber-optic network to additional sports venues

Level 3 Communications, Inc. (NYSE: LVLT) says it has connected its s Vyvx video broadcast network to another 29 U.S. professional sports venues. The additions bring the total number of professional sporting facilities connected via Level 3's fiber-optic network to 55.

Level 3 Communications, Inc. (NYSE: LVLT) says it has connected its s Vyvx video broadcast network to another 29 U.S. professional sports venues. The additions bring the total number of professional sporting facilities connected via Level 3's fiber-optic network to 55.

Including sites connected via off-net capabilities, the service provider can offer connectivity to more than 100 different professional sports venues and 86 college sporting venues.

Level 3 offers broadcast network as well as voice, data, and security via the Vyvx network. The network has the capability to support 4K video acquisition and distribution as well, Level 3 asserts.

"There's no question that sports broadcasting – particularly live games – garners some of the highest viewership in the U.S.," said Anthony Christie, CMO at Level 3. "This important investment in Level 3's Vyvx infrastructure not only provides broadcasters and venues with access to a wider variety of network services, but also allows for future-proofing to ensure they are connected to a network that can adapt for continued growth and changes in technology."

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