France Télévisions lines up 200 hours of live Winter Olympics

Pascale Paoli-Lebailly | 19-12-2013

France Télévisions will line-up more than 200 hours of live broadcasting in Sotchi, Russia, for the 2014 Winter Olympic Games which will take place from 7-23 February.

The France 2 and France 3 TV channels will run dedicated programmes between 7am and 9pm.

Webnauts will also be able to follow the performances of all the 15 sports in the competition whether on their smartphone, tablet or PC, as France Télévisions plans to broadcast 900 hours on digital devices.

Viewers all also be given the opportunity to watch four sports simultaneously on the same screen.

To pick up the production and broadcast TV rights of these Winter Olympics, the French public group paid €30 million.