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Recognizing that many viewers want to watch key events live, in prime time, rather than tape-delayed, NBCUniversal plans to bolster its coverage of the Summer Olympics in London in August by putting 3,000 hours of programming online.
The BBC has announced details of the digital services that will offer viewers the most comprehensive coverage ever of an Olympic Games. The broadcaster will provide live coverage of every London 2012 sport from every venue throughout the day. An enhanced video experience will give access to up to 24 live HD streams and 2,500 hours of coverage via the BBC Sport website on PC and laptop.
Major League Gaming (MLG) has been busy cutting deals lately. On the heels of its huge broadcasting partnership with CBS Interactive, the fast-growing eSports entity just expanded its reach into Korea, where pro gaming rules. MLG and the Korean eSports Association (KeSPA), have entered into an exclusive multi-year global partnership that will bridge the Western and Korean StarCraft worlds.
Major League Gaming Founder Sundance DiGiovanni Reveals E3 Plans And Potential Role Of A Pro Gaming Union
With the explosion of live streaming and attendance records from 2011 continuing into 2012, eSports is on the rise in the U.S., and around the world. With more brands and money coming into the space, Major League Gaming (MLG) is planning for the future as it changes up its season structure this year for the first time.