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Verizon's fiber network connects NBA arenas for 1080p broadcasts


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Verizon (Engadget's parent company) plans to connect all NBA arenas to a high-speed fiber network for better HD broadcast support. When the network is up and running in the second half of 2020, the league will be able to broadcast games from every team in 1080p resolution, and the system will support up to 30 cameras in each arena.

Each of the 29 arenas (the NBA has 30 teams, but the Los Angeles Lakers and Kings both call the Staples Center home) will be hooked up to "two diversely routed 100G fiber circuits" that ...


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