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ESPN uses Cisco and telepresence to bring World Cup soccer to your television

Faced with broadcasting the FIFA 2010 Soccer World Cup from remote locations in South Africa, ESPN turned to Cisco Systems and its telepresence technology

While you can’t blame them for the ubiquitous vuvuzelas, Cisco Systems (NASDAQ: CSCO) is playing a key role in helping broadcaster ESPN bring the sights, sounds and drama of soccer’s 2010 World Cup from the stadiums in South Africa to your television, computer, or wherever you’re watching the games.

ESPN is making use of Cisco’s telepresence technology in new ways to supplement its broadcast infrastructure. Learn more in this video from CDN editor Paolo Del Nibletto:

Read more: ESPN taps Cisco to kick up its World Cup coverage.

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