Discovery Communications has sublicensed extensive TV rights of the Olympic Games in 2018 and 2020 to the Swiss Broadcasting Corporation (SRG SSR) enabling the public broadcaster to maintain its heritage of wide coverage of the competitions across its channels and platforms with a focus on Swiss athletes.
The head of the advertising sales department of German public broadcaster ZDF, Hans-Joachim Strauch, has fired harsh words at rights holder Discovery in the stalled negotiations regarding sublicences for the Olympic Games in 2018 and 2020.
German public broadcasters ARD and ZDF might not be able to transmit the Olympic Games in 2018 and 2020.
Discovery Communications has signed a long-term partnership with Austria’s public broadcaster ORF ensuring that every event of the Olympic Games in 2018 and 2020 will be available for Austrian audiences across multiple screens.
NBC Olympics’ comprehensive coverage of the Games of the XXXI Olympiad from Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, will include the distribution of 4K Ultra HD (UHD) coverage to cable, satellite, telco providers, and other partners.
Discovery Communications has announced a TV and multi-platform broadcast agreement with public broadcaster NOS in the Netherlands.
Coverage of the Olympic Games will remain on the BBC after an innovative agreement between the broadcaster and Discovery Communications.
TiVo Research and RealityMine have partnered with NBCUniversal to provide comprehensive single-sourced cross-platform measurement of the 2016 Rio Olympic Games.
The International Olympic Committee (IOC) wants to make the Olympic Games more attractive for young people through The Olympic Channel.
Discovery Channel has confirmed talks are underway with potential broadcast partners for the Olympic Games in Europe.