Discovery Finland and technical service provider Digita have agreed to broadcast the Tokyo Summer Olympics and the Beijing Winter Olympics in HD quality on Finland’s digital terrestrial TV network (DTT).
Discovery says it fully supports the decision by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) and the Tokyo 2020 Organizing Committee to postpone this summer’s Olympic Games until 2021.
Coverage of the Winter Olympics will be made available in the 4K Higher Dynamic Range Format.
Discovery is now placing a huge focus on Eurosport Player, according to Victoria Davies, SVP, country manager Central & Eastern Europe, Discovery Communications Europe.
Sports channel Eurosport 1 HD and men’s channel DMAX HD will be part of the commercial channel proposition Freenet TV launching on March 29, 2017 on the German DVB-T2 platform.
The International Olympic Committee is considering the launch of a dedicated Olympic TV channel.