July 22, 2008

Which TV Channel acquired the 2012 Olympics telecast rights

The most popular sub-continent Sports Television Channel ESPN STAR Sports, always serves for the spots fans of this area. This time it has secured the telecast right of Olympic Games 2012 that will be held in London and 2010 Winter Games Vancouver.

The network will telecast the London Olympic Games in 22 countries across the Indian subcontinent and South East Asia.
It will provide over 200 hours of coverage for the London Games and over 60 hours of coverage for the Winter Games.
In addition, ESPN STAR Sports will broadcast Olympic golden moments from over 30,000 hours of Olympic Games archives.

ESPN STAR Sports is the pay channel for Asia and the channel, the International Olympic Committee allowed telecasting the Olympic Game live. Asia TV viewers could have enjoyed the Games and FIFA World Cup and 2009 Confederations Cup at that time.