24-hour Youth Olympic News Channel to be made available free to all viewers in Singapore via StarHub’s Preview Channel, Channel 01
Singapore, 13 November 2009 – StarHub today announced that it will broadcast multiple channels dedicated to simultaneous ‘live’ event coverage of the Singapore 2010 Youth Olympic Games (YOG). The channels will be made available exclusively across its pay TV and mobile platforms. StarHub will also air a 24-hour Youth Olympic News Channel via its free Preview Channel, Channel 01, accessible by all viewers in Singapore, as well as offer ‘live’ and on-demand coverage of the games via its online platform.
StarHub Chief Operating Officer Tan Tong Hai reiterated StarHub’s commitment to deliver compelling content to its customers. He said, “As a full service provider, we look forward to presenting unparalleled coverage of the games across our suite of pay TV, mobile and internet platforms. We share our viewers’ passion for sports and are delighted to be able to celebrate and showcase the achievements of the young athletes in Singapore through our multiple channels dedicated to the simultaneous broadcast of live events, as well as the Youth Olympic News Channel, which will be made available free and round-the-clock to all viewers in Singapore.”
The ‘live’ broadcast feeds, as well as the 24-hour Youth Olympic News Channel will be packaged by Olympic Broadcasting Services, the host broadcast subsidiary wholly owned by the International Olympic Council.
More information on StarHub’s broadcast of the YOG, including telecast details and schedules, will be made available in due course.
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