Third time, London is going to host the modern Olympic games. The 2012 London Olympics will be held from 27 July to 12 August 2012, just around two months away from today. London is the first city which will host the Olympics game third time. Previously, London hosted Olympics games in 1908 and 1978. NBC is giving the full coverage of the Olympic Games for the seventh consecutive time. But this time, NBC executives determined to change their long-time philosophy, so that they have announced plans to show over 5,500 hours of coverage of 2012 London Olympic Games online. For the first time, people can enjoy every event of London Olympic, including every medal ceremony online at NBCOlympics.com.
NBS is the first which permitted to show all coverage of Olympic Games on the internet. Approximately, 205 nations will take a part in 300 events at the Olympic Games in 2012 and 147 nations will participate in the Paralympic games. NBCUniversal media will present a total 32 different sports like Archery, badminton, basketball, beach volleyball, boxing, cycling, diving, fencing, etc. and 302 medal competitions on NBC sports network, NBC, MSNBC, CNB, Telemundo, Bravo, and at NBCOlympics.com. Softball and baseball were cut from the 2008 Olympic program, this time they have included three new event such as women’s boxing, Omnium racing in track cycling and mixed doubles in tennis.
NBC will be airing total 5,535 hours of Olympic coverage that is an average of 291 hours per day. Olympic Games is running for 19 days including 2 days of soccer coverage that will happen before the actual games start. Now, all 3,500 hours will be streamed on NBCOlympics.com or one of two mobile apps. Users must be a cable, satellite or Telco subscriber to view all live streaming coverage that is broadcasting on NBC sports network, CNBC, MSNBC, or Bravo.
NBCOlympics.com gives many features picture-in-picture functionality, social networking capability, multiple camera option, etc. Exclusive video offering of NBCOlympics.com will also comprise full-event replays, athlete’s interviews, extensive recaps, highlights and more. Fans of Olympics games are also able to share their Olympic experience with friends. NBC will also offer special channels for football and basketball on the cable, satellite and other system operators and also on 3D programming. From the NBCOlympics.com, people can watch live video of any event; get highlights, results, schedules, TV Listings, medals, team info, etc.
All 32 sport event are available on the site with its separate information, so users can get video, photos, news, and schedule of any sports easily. Users are also able to get details about sports from the site. NBCOlympics enables users to get TV listing just by entering zip code, providers and connection info. Users can also download tablet and mobile application from the NBCOlympics.com to watch out the live streaming of London Olympics games on their device.
Complete schedule of 2012 London Olympics can also be accessed online. The format of online schedule is so simple and easy to understand. Schedule display sports event and medal event differently, so users can understand easily. It also enables users to view the schedule by sports and time. In each medal events, it will award three medal as first, second and third winner. NBCOlympics.com also gives medals info at the site. One of the best things of the site is that, it gives medal comparison.
If you are interested in stay tuned with the games all time, then NBC Olympic email alerts is just for you. To get email alerts, you just need to select category of alerts you are interested in, enter your email address and submit it. In an Editorial Alerts, it includes news, photo and video alerts. As news alerts, it offers medal results, daily news and featured athlete alerts. Through the photo alerts, user can get top photo of the day or slideshows, while video alerts include daily highlights and/or features.
- Show live streaming of 2012 London Olympics
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- View schedule by time and sports
- Stay tuned with the games with NBC Olympics email alerts
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