July 24, 2012
By Stephen Las Marias
3d Armstrong AT&T Blue Ridge Bright House Networks Cablevision Comcast Cox Communi London 2012 Olympics NBC NBC Olympics NBC Sports Group Olympic Games Panasonic Panasonic Corporation of North America
NBC Olympics, a division of the NBC Sports Group, and Panasonic Corporation of North America have announced that the first-ever 3D coverage of the Olympic Games, beginning in London later this month, will be available to subscribers of MVPDs (multichannel video programming distributors) representing nearly 80% of U.S. TV households.
The daily 3D programming, which will be shown on next-day delay, will be carried by many cable, satellite and telco providers such as such as Armstrong, AT&T, Blue Ridge, Bright House Networks, Cablevision, Comcast, Cox Communications, DIRECTV, Insight, Mediacom, RCN, Suddenlink, Time Warner Cable, Verizon, and WideOpen West. They will distribute about 242 hours of the 3D broadcasts via the Media Center.