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Thursday, February 19, 2009

Linking New Mexico to Hollywood: NLR, Members Enable Digital Media Delivery

NLR and members ABQG University of New Mexico and the Corporation for Education Network Initiatives in California (CENIC) provided the ultra high-speed network linking a DreamWorks/Cerelink digital media studio in Rio Rancho with Hollywood. The demonstration, on February 17, showcased how large, 3D animation files can be created in New Mexico and delivered quickly, securely and reliably to Hollywoood studios.

NLR provided a 1-Gigabit FrameNet circuits between the New Mexico and the Los Angeles points-of-presence (PoPs). New Mexico Governor Bill Richardson referred to the demonstration as a "major advance in digital media production."

Governor's Office of New Mexico news release pdf (PDF - 27 KB)