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Singapore: Mediacorp covers Olympic Games 2020

June 24, 2021

Mediacorp will present the most comprehensive coverage of the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 across multiple platforms, including 14 channels of dedicated content on its streaming service meWATCH.

As Singapore’s Olympics Network, Mediacorp will offer viewers broad-ranging live and on-demand coverage of the Games – including blue-ribbon Olympic Games sports like athletics, badminton, football, swimming, and table tennis – bookended by the Opening and Closing Ceremonies on July 23rd and August 8th.

Over the course of 17 days, audiences can access Olympic Games content through multiple touchpoints across Mediacorp:

  • Up to 14 dedicated channels on meWATCH offering coverage of the Olympic Games, including a special curated channel by Mediacorp focusing on Team Singapore events. All 14 channels are available for free on sg, or via the meWATCH app newly available on Android TVs, as well as on other Smart TVs, iOS and Android devices.
  • More than 200 hours of coverage on Mediacorp Channel 5 throughout the duration of the Olympic Games.
  • Breaking updates across all of Mediacorp’s news bulletins, radio stations and digital news portals like CNA, TODAY, 8world, Berita Mediacorp and Seithi Mediacorp. Highlights and selected news clips will also be available for viewing via the Mediacorp Entertainment YouTube channel.

Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 will also be accessible to Singapore viewers via carriage arrangements. Singtel customers will be able to enjoy all 14 Mediacorp Olympic Games channels for free on Singtel TV CH 21-34, Singtel TV GO, as well as on CAST. Other carriage arrangements will be announced separately when finalised.

Angeline Poh, Chief Customer & Corporate Development Officer, Mediacorp, said: “We are delighted to work with Singtel to bring live coverage of the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 to more viewers in Singapore. As the national media network, we hope to bring our communities together in this global showcase of athletic achievement. Through Mediacorp’s extensive coverage, audiences can look forward to catching the Olympic Games, live and on demand from the comfort and safety of their homes.”

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