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July 25, 2012

deltatre selected by Sky Italia to provide TV graphics for their broadcast coverage of the London 2012 Olympic Games

by Press Office

deltatre has been selected by Sky Italia to provide TV graphics services for the 2012 London Olympic Games.

The deltatre’s graphics services will enable Sky to enhance their broadcast coverage in stunning high-definition and perfect to illustrate TV graphics showing the key moment of the Games.

With  more than 2,000 hours live on 13 channels (12 in HD and 1 in 3D) Sky will provide  viewers with the greatest broadcast coverage of the Summer Olympic Games that the Italian audience has ever had the privilege of seeing.

Vincenzo Flores, Head of Olympic and Paralympic Games Production at Sky Italia, said “We have appointed deltatre because of its strong know-how in broadcast solutions and the Olympic Games. We worked closely with them providing TV graphics services for the Vancouver Olympic Games as well as the Italian Serie A and they helped us to deliver a great TV experience to our sports fans”.

Ciaran Quinn, deltatre Director of Olympics and Strategic Business: “At deltatre we work to support the world’s leading broadcasters in their efforts to deliver a terrific Olympic Games experience to fans.  We add our knowledge of broadcaster operations the live sports environment, and real-time results for the Olympic Games to our cutting edge software to enable Sky Italia to produce innovative and dynamic TV graphics. This is the first Summer Olympic Games that Sky Italia will broadcast with such extensive coverage, and we are really pleased to work with them as they offer a terrific viewing experience of the world’s greatest multi-sport event”.


About Sky Italia:

Sky Italia is the Italian pay TV platform wholly owned by News Corporation. Born in 2003, it rapidly grew reaching 4 million 940 thousands subscribers in March 2012. Sky currently offers more than 190 thematic and pay per view channels, with a rich offering of movies, sports, news, entertainment and kids programming. Sky was the first Italian television to broadcast in HD and live in 3D, and offers a pack of 52 HD channels and one channel entirely dedicated to 3D programs. Moreover, My Sky HD, the decoder with a built-in hard drive, makes it possible to easily record one’s favorite programs and to use the Sky On Demand service, whereas with the Sky Go service subscribers can watch a selection of Sky’s channels on tablets, PCs, Mac computers and iPhones.

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