Sports Techy RSS Feed
Sports Techy on Facebook
Sports Techy on Twitter
Olympics Technology
| More

Canadian Telecom Bell Offering Broadband, Satellite Olympic Coverage

July 19, 2012


For the upcoming Olympics there are going to be all kinds of different technologies put in place. There will be technologies that the athletes will be able to use to study their performances and improve upon them. Of course the technologies that most people will care about are those that allow them to watch the Olympians from the comfort and safety of their own homes. Satelliteproviders are going to be bringing some truly great pictures and video but the biggest buzz these days is what people can watch from their computers or mobile devices. 

The Canadian telecom and cable company, Bell has announced that they will be bringing their customers the Olympics on every broadband screen imaginable. The actual broadcasts will range from live to on-demand, but the key is that people will be able to watch Olympic action on their desktop, laptop and mobile devices.

"London 2012 is the perfect opportunity to showcase Bell's intense investment in world-leading broadband networks and services as we deliver the best live and on-demand Games content to our customers across any screen they may choose," saidWade Oosterman, president of Bell Mobility and Residential Services, and Bell's Chief Brand Officer. "With Bell, the London 2012 experience just got better."

Using Bell Mobile, users can access all sorts of different Olympic coverage using any sort of mobile device, even a smartphone that is capable of HD video. Bell Mobile TV will also include an advanced viewing guide so that people can learn a little bit more about the events they are watching. 

Bell Fibe TV will be bringing more than 1,100 hours of Olympic coverage including the opening and closing ceremonies. Users of Bell Fibe TV will also be able to scroll through standings and statistics. Users will be able to check out a live scoreboard and watch video highlights from their favorite sports.

Satellite customers will have access to a London Olympics Mosaic Channel in which they will be able to pick and choose what sort of sports they want to watch. In all, Bell is offering Canadian customers an unprecedented look at Olympic coverage.

Want to learn more about the latest in communications and technology? Then be sure to attend ITEXPO West 2012, taking place Oct. 2-5, in Austin, TX. ITEXPO (News - Alert) offers an educational program to help corporate decision makers select the right IP-based voice, video, fax and unified communications solutions to improve their operations. It's also where service providers learn how to profitably roll out the services their subscribers are clamoring for – and where resellers can learn about new growth opportunities. For more information on registering for ITEXPO click here.

Stay in touch with everything happening at ITEXPO. Follow us on Twitter.

Edited by Brooke Neuman