August 1st 2016 - LIVE Rio Olympics 2016 confirmed on Sky Pacific
Monday 1st August 2016 – Sky Pacific has confirmed that it will broadcast the 2016 Rio Olympic Games with a minimum of 200 hours of live action on the TVWAN Life Channel.
Sky Pacific has been the main broadcaster for the Olympic Games for a number of years in Fiji and the Pacific and the tradition continues this year from Rio.
Digicel Fiji CEO, Darren McLean said, “We are delighted to announce that we will be offering our valued customers extensive live coverage of the 2016 Rio Olympics. We’ll be bringing viewers hundreds of hours of sports action on Sky Pacific including the Rugby Sevens, Athletics, Swimming and Boxing”.
“The Olympics is a major global sporting event that shouldn’t be missed and we are delighted that Sky Pacific will bring access to our customers for the 17 days of the competition.”
Olympics coverage on Sky Pacific will commence on 4th August.
About Digicel Group:
Digicel Group is a total communications and entertainment provider with operations in 33 markets in the Caribbean, Central America and Asia Pacific. After 15 years of operation, total investment to date stands at over US$5 billion worldwide. The company is renowned for delivering best value, best service and best network.
Digicel is the lead sponsor of Caribbean, Central American and Pacific sports teams, including the Special Olympics teams throughout these regions. Digicel sponsors the West Indies cricket team and is also the presenting partner of the Caribbean Premier League. In the Pacific, Digicel is the proud sponsor of grassroots NRL programs, women’s business initiatives and the Amicale soccer team in Vanuatu.
Digicel also runs a host of community-based initiatives across its markets and has set up Digicel Foundations in Haiti, Jamaica, Papua New Guinea and Trinidad and Tobago which focus on educational, cultural and social development programmes.