NBC to Broadcast Rio 2016 Summer Olympics in VR on Samsung Galaxy

Published by , July 11, 2016 1:03 am

(Variety) NBC plans to broacast 85 hours of VR programming for the Rio 2016 Summer Olympic Games. This is the first time Olympics coverage will be presented in VR, the experiences will be available exclusively on Samsung devices. NBC will make the Olympics in VR available only to pay-TV subscribers of participating cable and satellite operators.
Only Samsung Galaxy smartphones compatible with Gear VR will be able to access the VR content section of the NBC Sports app. Samsung customers can view the VR content via TV Everywhere on the NBC Sports app after authenticating through their pay-TV provider.

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