A look at the technology bringing the Sochi Olympics online

The Sochi Olympics are in full swing, generating hours of live and delayed sports programming ripe for distribution online. Much of the content is restricted to authenticated pay-TV subscribers, but that doesn't change the technical hurdles involved in delivering high-quality video of the events to American viewers online. In a special report, Samantha Bookman, managing editor for FierceMarkets' Wireline Group, looks at some of the technology behind the games and examines the various ways consumers--even those who don't buy a pay-TV package--can watch online. Read more.

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