VR Partners Named for Olympic Games

Viasat in Europe and NBC Olympics in the USA have signed up to broadcast this year’s Olympic Games in virtual reality (Olympics to be Broadcast in VR). 85 hours of VR programming will be available in total. Viasat will also carry the Olympics in UltraHD, with its dedicated channel launched in Sweden before the opening ceremony on the 5th August.

Viasat Sport 360 will be free to Gear VR owners from August 2 and from the Google Play store as of August 23.