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RTVE announces their digital media coverage of the London 2012 Olympic Games

Radio Televisión Española (RTVE) and digital media sport specialist deltatre have announced a partnership for the 2012 London Olympic Games.

With this agreement between deltatre and RTVE, viewers will be able to access thousands of hours of live Olympic sporting competitions online and through mobile devices in high definition, while interacting with real-time data on PC and mobile devices.  deltatre is providing its cutting-edge mobile and web solutions to RTVE.es to make a live and instantly on demand sport experience available to the Spanish audience.

With deltatre’s and RTVE.es’s solutions, fans will have real-time access to every single medal event at the London Olympic Games and much more, on PC, smartphones and tablets. Together with deltatre’s OVA (Olympic mobile Video Applications) RTVE.es will be able to offer its viewers far more than the traditional live video streaming, with for instance great features such as picture-in-picture, quad view and timeline navigation both live and on-demand. The services also provide real-time data timelines and mobile overlays to help the consumer easily navigate throughout all the content.

The video content will be hosted on Microsoft’s Windows Azure Media Services, enabling multi-platform consumption with a single encode.  The video will be delivered using Microsoft’s Smooth Streaming technology in order to give fans the highest possible video quality that their devices can display.

Ricardo Villa, Director of RTVE.es, said: “We are offering the Spanish audience the best web and mobile Olympic experience far greater than ever before. At RTVE.es we are aware that fans expect to be able to access content from anywhere via any digital device. And the London 2012 Olympic Games will set a milestone in the way people enjoys sports content in multiple devices.”

 

About RTVE:

RTVE.es, the digital service of Radio Televisión Española, the Spanish public broadcasting company, is the leading audiovisual website in Spain.

With over 100.000 TV and radio programmes online, available for free from the web, mobile devices and connected TVs, RTVE.es has the biggest offer in the world in terms of multimedia high quality content in Spanish.

RTVE.es is the preferred choice of more than 14.000.000 monthly users, who enjoy its broad variety of content: news, sports, entertainment, documentaries, children’s content, and live streaming of major events.

For more information, please visit www.rtve.es

 

Contacts:

prensa@rtve.es