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Kenya: IOC to Live Stream Olympics on Their Youtube Channel
Source: The Star
Source Date: Friday, June 08, 2012
Focus: Institution and HR Management
Country: Kenya
Created: Jun 11, 2012

The International Olympic Committee on Wednesday announced that they will live stream the London 2012 Olympic Games in 64 territories, including Kenya on the IOC's channel on YouTube http :// youtube . com / olympic . During the Olympics Games (July 27 to August 12), sports fans in these 64 territories across Asia and Africa will be able to enjoy live coverage of the events as well as highlight clips on this digital platform - free-of-charge. Viewers from these territories will be able to watch the streams on the IOC's YouTube channel, accessible online or Internet enabled devices like smart devices/mobile phones and other YouTube-enabled devices. The live-streaming on the IOC's YouTube channel will provide exclusive digital access to the London 2012 Olympic Games in territories where digital broadcast rights have not already been acquired by the IOC's broadcast partners:. These are Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Brunei, Bhutan, Cambodia, East Timor, India, Indonesia, Iran, Laos, Malaysia, Maldives, Mauritius, Mongolia, Myanmar, Nepal, Pakistan, Papua New Guinea, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Vietnam. And the 44 Sub-Saharan African territories on a non-exclusive basis, include: Angola, Benin, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Central Africa Republic , Chad, Comoros, Congo, Democratic Republic of, Congo, Republic of, Côte d'Ivoire, Equatorial Guinea, Eriteria, Ethiopia, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Kenya, Lesotho, Liberia , Madagascar , Malawi , Mali, Mozambique, Namibia, Niger, Nigeria , Rwanda, São Tomé and Príncipe Senegal, Seychelles , Sierra Leone , Swaziland, Tanzania, Togo, Uganda, Zambia, and Zimbabwe. The IOC's live streaming on its YouTube channel will consist of 11 different simultaneous high-definition broadcasts, all with English language commentary. There will be ten live feeds from London 2012, running 9am to 11pm (London time) (on some days, these will start early or finish later based on competition schedule), plus a 24-hour broadcast of the Olympic News Channel, which includes summaries of the latest results, general reports on different events, and interviews with athletes.
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