List Of Rio Olympics 2016 TV Channels, Broadcast Rights Country-Wise :-World’s greatest mega sporting event has already kicked off and the world has already tasted its first day, where the opening ceremony was being the highlight of the first day.
People from all across the Globe are really excited about this year’s Olympics and when its comes to excitation no other country than India is excited about this year’s Olympics.
India has sent 119 athletes for Rio Olympics 2016 and with more athletes means more medals and, thus Indian are keeping their eyes on every single event of Rio Olympics.
Well, not only India but in fact the whole world want to keep update themselves with every single action of Rio Olympics. So, were are here with the list of the broadcasters who will telecast the 2016 Rio Olympics.
List of Broadcasters of Rio Olympics 2016.
|United States||NBC (NBC will pay IOC around USD 4.38 billion to broadcast Olympics till 2020)|
|UK||BBC (BBC will continue to broadcast live Olympics at least till 2020)|
|Australia||Seven Network (exclusive rights with at least 10-15 hours of live coverage every day)|
|Canada||CBC (Canadian Broadcasting Corporation won the rights for 2014 and 2016 Olympics)|
|New Zealand||SKY TV (Sky TV will broadcast live coverage of 2016 Olympics in New Zealand)|
|Pacific Island||Sky TV (Sky TV NZ will also win the rights to broadcast in pacific island countries)|
|Germany||ZDF & ARD (National channels of Germany won the rights for 2014 and 2016 Olympics)|
|France||FT & Canal+|
|Asian Region||Dentsu (IOC sold the rights to Dentsu who will resale to local broadcasters in 17 Asian countries)|
|Indian Sub-Continent||StarSports (StarSports won the rights for south Asian countries like India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Maldives, Nepal, Sri Lanka)|
|Europe Countries||SportFive (SportFive paid $300 million to acquire rights for Olympics 2014 and 2016 in some European countries, they will resell to local broadcasters)|
|Russia||NTV Plus (acquired rights from SportFive five to broadcast live coverage of Olympics 2016 in Russian regions)|
|Caribbeans||CBI (CBI Signed a deal to broadcast live Olympics 2016 in 20 countries in Caribbean) & ESPN production partner. (12 hours of live coverage every day)|
|Middle-East||ASBU (won the rights for Olympics 2014 and 2016 in the middle east with 12-15 hours of live coverage every day in gulf and other middle east countries)|
|Italy||Sky Italia & RAI (Sky Italia bought to rights for Olympics 2016 in Italy but they will share the live coverage with free-to-air Italian national channel RAI)|
|South Africa||SABC (free-to-air south Africa channel bought Olympics 2016 rights) & SuperSports|
|African Countries||SuperSport (IOC announced they have sold broadcasting rights in around 40 countries in Africa to SuperSport)|
|Ireland||RTE (Irish channel RTE will have live broadcasting + daily highlights rights for Olympics 2016 in Ireland)|