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PBS is a consistent leader in television's most prestigious competitions. For the seventh consecutive year, PBS won more Daytime Emmys for children's programming than all broadcast and cable networks in 2004. PBS also continued to dominate the News & Documentary Emmys (2003) for a third year in a row with seven awards.

PBS, headquartered in Alexandria, Virginia, is a private, non-profit media enterprise owned and operated by the nation's 349 public television stations. A trusted community resource, PBS uses the power of noncommercial television, the Internet and other media to enrich the lives of all Americans through quality programs and education services that inform, inspire and delight. Available to 99 percent of American homes with televisions and to an increasing number of digital multimedia households, PBS serves nearly 100 million people each week.  

Since 1997, Networking Concepts has provided LAN & WAN solutions design implementation and support for PBS and its affiliates. NCI has provided state of the art network switching and routing solutions to support the incredible bandwidth and traffic management required to deliver high volumes of data and video in a highly reliable environment. NCI designed and deployed a multi-homed OC3 internet web farm providing highly available bandwidth from multiple ISP’s consuming an average of 170mbps. Additionally, NCI supported the necessary design and configuration of layer controls over PBS’s IP infrastructure to support on-demand bandwidth shaping and control necessary to provides crystal clear video pipes between affiliate station feeds as well as return management information and program coordination controls.