Closed Circuit Broadband Distribution (CCBD)


There is a codec licensing expiration within version 1.01.001 (used for CCBD distribution) that will affect all broadcasts utilizing this version of this player. The player will cease to function after midnight on September 10, 2016.  You must upgrade to version 1.3.0 or greater prior to September 11, 2016.


The majority of Learfield Sports Networks are available on our internet distribution system (CCBD).  This system provides multiple redundancies across the globe to ensure our streams are always available.

Delivery is typically via RTSP, but other methods are available if required. Streams are AAC and provide high quality audio while remaining extremely efficient.  Bandwidth requirements: 128kbps – 64kbps depending on the stream.


CCBD Player Download: CCBD Player Software

The CCBD system has a purpose built player, designed to support the needs of our broadcast affiliates, download requires a password.  Please contact your Learfield Affiliate Representative for details.

CCBD System Maintenance Schedule:

  • Weekly maintenance takes place every Friday morning between 9am and 1pm ET and typically consists of short duration outages.