Synacor Links 14 MSOs Into NBC's Olympics Online Connect

Web portal provider enables operators' subs to log onto largest 'TV Everywhere' service yet

Web-portal provider Synacor worked with 14 cable operators, including Charter Communications, to allow their subscribers to log into NBC Universal's Olympics Online Connect video site, which represents the largest programmer-hosted "TV Everywhere" service to date.

Through, NBC is making more than 1,000 hours of video content -- including live feeds of every hockey and curling event -- available to subscribers of participating pay-TV affiliates. The Olympics Online Connect program is part of a larger package of programming made available by NBCU for the 2010 Vancouver Olympic Winter Games, which run Feb. 12-28.

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