Recent Posts tagged with Rio 2016

SVG TranSPORT: Record Crowd Gets Inside Look at NBC Olympics’ Rio Efforts, ATSC 3.0 World Series Broadcasts

SVG’s annual TranSPORT conference drew a record 200+ sports-production pros to the Microsoft Technology Center in New York City on Tuesday for a full afternoon of sessions addressing the current state and future of transmission, contribution, and distribution of live sports content. Headlined by a pair of keynotes examining NBC Olympics’ efforts for Rio 2016 […]  More

SVG TranSPORT Conference To Feature NBC Olympics Keynote Case Study

SVG’s annual TranSPORT conference, set for Nov. 8 at the Microsoft Technology Center in New York City, will be headlined by a keynote case study entitled “From Rio to Stamford & Beyond – How NBC Delivered the Rio 2016 Olympics”. Presented by NBC Olympics/NBC Sports Group Director of Transmission Engineering and Maintenance Chris Connolly, the case study will detail NBC Olympics’ […]  More

Facebook, USA Basketball Partnered on the Road to Rio

Before winning gold at Rio 2016, the USA men’s and women’s basketball teams played exhibition games in preparation, games that streamed live on Facebook. From July 22 to Aug. 1, Facebook streamed five men’s and four women’s games against international challengers. The games were live-streamed on the NBA and the USA Basketball Facebook pages, as […]  More

Deltatre Powers Digital Coverage at Rio Olympics for France Télévisions, Globo, TV 2, and Others

By Carrie Bowden French national public broadcaster France Télévisions, Brazil TV and Pay-TV market leaders Globo and Globosat, and Norway’s largest commercial television broadcaster TV2 tapped deltatre to power their digital coverage for the Rio 2016 Olympics. In addition, Radio Televisión Española (RTVE), Scandinavian broadcaster Viasat, and Canadian rightsholder CBC also utilized delatre for their digital […]  More

Rio Ratings Roundup: NBC’s ‘TAD’ Represents Second-Highest Audience Ever for Non-U.S. Summer Games, Trailing London 2012

NBC Olympics’ Total Audience Delivery (TAD) – which averages minute viewing across broadcast, cable, and digital – for the 15 nights of the 2016 Rio Olympics averaged 27.5 million viewers. That ranks as the second-highest average audience on record for the primetime competition coverage for any non-domestic Summer Games, trailing only the 2012 London Olympics […]  More

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