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Reliance Jio will broadcast PyeongChang Winter Olympics 2018 in India

The Winter Olympic Games PyeongChang 2018 will be broadcast on JioTV.

tech Updated: Feb 09, 2018 09:55 IST
Reliance Jio bagged digital rights to broadcast Winter Olympics 2018 in India
Reliance Jio bagged digital rights to broadcast Winter Olympics 2018 in India(Reuters)

Reliance Jio’s live television app Jio TV today said it has baggeddigital rights tobroadcast the Winter Olympic Games PyeongChang 2018 across India.

“JioTV will work with IOC (International Olympic Committee) to provide comprehensive coverage of the Games in India, thus enabling millions to access live and catch-up content on their mobile devices, on the move,” a Jio statement said.

The Olympic Winter Games is scheduled to be held from February 9 to 25 in PyeongChang County, South Korea. The Winter Gameswill feature 102 events across 15 sports, including Skiing, Skating, Luge, Ski Jumping, Ice Hockey, Snow Boarding, among others.

The event is expected to witness participationfrom over 90 countries, including India.

JioTV will create multipleexclusive channels on its platform to stream 24x7 live action and content of the games.

It will also offer a seven-day catch up feature for consumers to watch repeat action at their convenience, the statementsaid.

The events coverage will include live broadcast, highlight packages and repeat programming.

In addition to working with JioTV, the IOC’s multi- platform media destination, the Olympic Channel, will also stream live coverage of the games in India.