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BBC Wimbledon goes multi-platform and 3D

June 19, 2012

Daily television coverage of the Wimbledon 2012 tournament will broadcast on BBC One, BBC One HD, BBC Two and the BBC HD Channel commening June 25th. The BBC Sport website will provide up to six live match streams as well as news, interviews and video highlights. For the first time tennis fans can also view the action on the go via their mobile phones and tablets using the website.

The BBC Sport website is providing live text commentaries and a column from Andy Murray after each of the British number one’s matches. The new BBC Sport app for connected TVs will also give audiences access to the BBC’s interactive coverage..

Two full matches every day of the tournament will be offered on the BBC iPlayer plus Today at Wimbledon, and the BBC Red Button will offer an alternative match on Freeview, up to four streams on Satellite, Cable and Freesat, plus a highlights service and replays of Today at Wimbledon.

The two-year trial experimention with 3D production means full re-runs of the men’s singles semi-finals will be available in 3D, free to air, on the BBC HD Channel along with the selective live coverage of the ladies’ and men’s finals.

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