AMV: State of the City Address

A “State of the City Address” for the nation’s most populated city is no trivial matter. So much more so when the presenter is none other than Bill de Blasio, Mayor of New York City, the nation’s media capital. Live from the King’s Theater in Flatbush Brooklyn – All Mobile Video provided technical facilities, engineering...

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‘She Loves Me’ to Be Streamed Live, a Broadway First

The Metropolitan Opera has been transmitting performances live for a decade. The National Theater in London jumped on board a few years later. But Broadway, facing both financial and philosophical obstacles, has been slow to join the trend. Now, after years of start-and-stop progress, Broadway is passing a milestone: On Wednesday, the nonprofit Roundabout Theater Company,...

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Wild Time: The Unprecedented Global Production of ‘Earth Live’

National Geographic has built its reputation on capturing beautiful imagery of wild animals in their natural habitats. Following the recent telecast of “Earth Live,” the network can add “live broadcast specialist” to its list of brand capabilities. Over the course of the two-hour program, cinematographers transmitted live footage of wildlife and ecosystems from dozens of...

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Meet the Team Behind Times Square New Year’s Eve

NEW YORK—Whether it was Dick Clark—or now Ryan Seacrest—on ABC, Anderson Cooper and Kathy Griffin on CNN, or whoever you preferred, watching the ball drop in Times Square to close out a calendar year is a popular tradition not only in the U.S., but around the world. But no matter how you watch the annual...

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Going Behind the Scenes at Grammy Live

It takes a year to plan the 9-hour live coverage for the Grammy Awards, which this year served 7 million view sessions. Here’s how Akamai, All Mobile Video Digital Media, and a team of over 100 people put it together. “This is an exciting show to work on, not only because it’s an awards show,...

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