Partners With Akamai On Higher Quality Video

    September 22, 2010

The National Football League said today it will offer higher quality online video via the Akamai HD network.

The majority of video content on will be offered in higher quality across the Akamai HD Network, including Live: Thursday Night Football, video highlights of every NFL game and coverage of other NFL events.




In addition, exclusive video within the new NFL Fantasy Football game will be offered in higher quality through Akamai’s HD Network.  The improved content will be made available in multiple bitrates up to 3.2 mbps.

"We think HD quality video will have the same impact online as it has on television," said Hans Schroeder, NFL vice president of media strategy and development.  

"Our multi-year partnership with Akamai will help us deliver the highest quality NFL video experience to our fans."