Broadcasting IOC Olympic Channel Pyeongchang Winter Olympic Games

Olympic Channel agrees deal to broadcast PyeongChang 2018 across India and sub-continent

By Community | February 7, 2018

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has today announced that the Olympic Channel will live stream the Olympic Winter Games PyeongChang 2018 across India and the sub-continent, including Bangladesh, Bhutan, the Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan and Sri Lanka.

The announcement means that the Olympic Channel will air coverage live for the first time on its global digital platform at olympicchannel.com and mobile app.

Furthermore, the IOC will also work with Indian mobile network operator Reliance-Jio to provide comprehensive live coverage on its JioTV app. The ABU (Asia-Pacific Broadcasting Union) has acquired FTA rights in Bangladesh, Bhutan, the Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan and Sri Lanka.

Timo Lumme, Managing Director of IOC Television and Marketing Services, said: “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.”

Broadcasting IOC Olympic Channel Pyeongchang Winter Olympic Games