IOC ties up with Reliance-Jio for live Olympic coverage

IOC ties up with Reliance-Jio for live Olympic coverage - InsideSport

International Olympic Committee has tied up with India’s leading mobile service provider Reliance-Jio to provide comprehensive coverage of Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Games in India. The games, scheduled February 9 to 25, will be streamed live on JioTV app.

Meanwhile, the IOC-owned Olympic Channel will also live stream the 2018 Olympic Winter Games in India and Indian sub-continent. This is the first occasion that the Olympic Channel will live stream Olympic Games coverage on its global digital platform olympicchannel.com and its Android and iOS mobile apps.

In the Indian sub-continent, live streaming will also cover Bangladesh, Bhutan, the Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan and Sri Lanka.

IOC’s YouTube channel and dedicated Google search experience will further enhance the coverage.

Timo Lumme, Managing Director of IOC Television and Marketing Services, has said in a Press release that “this is an important step for the Olympic Channel as it broadcasts live Olympic Games coverage for the first time ever on the digital platform.”

“Through the Olympic Channel and the additional broadcast on Reliance-Jio’s and the relevant ABU members’ platforms, we are able to offer comprehensive coverage across the region and ensure fans will be able to follow all the action from PyeongChang 2018.”

The Olympic Channel is available worldwide via mobile apps for Android and iOS devices and at olympicchannel.com.


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