SEA Games to be broadcast on Toggle, outdoor screens
Viewers in Singapore and overseas will be able to catch the upcoming 28th SEA Games on the Toggle internet video service, as well as on television and on outdoor screens.
- POSTED: 28 May 2015 19:51
- UPDATED: 28 May 2015 19:53
SINGAPORE: The upcoming 28th SEA Games in Singapore will be available on MediaCorp’s over-the-top internet video service Toggle, the broadcaster announced on Thursday (May 28).
Viewers in Singapore and overseas will be able to catch the events on 12 live streams on Toggle, with English-language commentary. Viewers will also be able to catch the events on Toggle’s video-on-demand function.
The Games will also be broadcast "live" on television in high definition on okto. Channel 5 will screen the Games’ opening ceremony and its encore telecasts, as well as daily highlights of the events. Channel U will broadcast key events in dual sound with English and Mandarin commentaries.
In addition, the radio station Capital 95.8FM will broadcast the opening and closing ceremonies “live” with Mandarin commentary.
The opening and closing ceremonies will also be broadcast “live” at outdoors screens at Junction 8, JCube, Orchard Gateway, Westgate, Bugis, Star Vista and Chinatown Point. The malls will also screen daily highlights of the Games.
In addition, athletes' profiles and updates on the Games and scores will be available on TODAY newspaper and MediaCorp Radio stations and online platforms. These include pre-opening games of five football matches and 11 table tennis matches from May 29 to Jun 4.
Channel NewsAsia will also carry the latest results for the Games at ChannelNewsAsia.com/seagames2015, as well as on its Facebook page and on Twitter.
“The 28th SEA Games is especially significant for Singaporeans, being an event held at home in Singapore. MediaCorp is pleased to deliver the Games to viewers watching at home or accessing the content digitally, whenever they want, on the devices they choose," said Mr Bernard Lim, head of MediaCorp’s SEA Games Steering Committee. "We hope to engage and inspire all Singaporeans, wherever they are, to cheer for Team Singapore and to celebrate their successes.”