Turin, Italy, August 19, 2016 – Norway’s largest commercial television broadcaster TV 2 has entrusted their digital coverage of Rio 2016 Olympic Games to global sport media services firm deltatre.
The responsive website has been designed and developed to bring fans real-time results and live editorial coverage from all the 306 events unfolding in Rio.
“We aim to make sports engaging; we are delighted that, with the help of our partner deltatre – and their great tradition in sports innovation – we are in an excellent position to offer cutting-edge digital sport services to our audiences during the biggest multisport event in the world” – said Christine Espeland, Head of Olympic Operations at TV 2.
With the build of TV 2’s Olympic website, deltatre is also providing the Norwegian broadcaster with its innovative, real-time sport storytelling tool LiveBlogging – delivering audiences additional instant, live sporting coverage rich in editorial features.
“Fans need a great digital coverage to fully experience the excitement of the Olympic Games more than for any other sport event. We’re very happy to work with TV 2 for the second time on their Olympic Games digital coverage. Using our sport-specific CMS included in our Forge website solution, we are able to bring fans closer to the action and keep them constantly up to date” – said Andrea Marini, Commercial Director (International Markets) at deltatre.
Link to TV 2’s Olympic portal: http://tv2.no/rio2016
About TV 2:
TV 2 is Norway’s largest commercial TV channel and is part of the media group TV 2. The media group is behind a number of established media brands in Norway; TV 2 Nyhetskanalen, TV 2 Zebra, TV 2 Sportskanalen, TV 2 Livsstil, TV 2 Humor, TV 2 Sumo, TV2.no, TV 2 Mobil, TV 2 Skole and OB Team. TV 2 is part of Egmont, which is one of the largest media groups in the Nordic region with 6,600 employees and presence in 30 countries. Egmont is a foundation which gives over 100 MNOK to improve the lives of children every year.