Posted on August 04, 2016

Ooredoo has today announced that its Ooredoo tv and Mozaic TV services will provide full coverage of the 2016 Rio Olympics starting this week, delighting sports fans across Qatar. 

The 2016 Rio Olympic Games will run from 5 August in Rio de Janeiro, and the opening ceremony will be carried on Abu Dhabi Sports 1, 3 and 4HD beginning at 1.45am on Saturday, 6 August.Customers interested in watching the full coverage can enjoy incredible value with Ooredoo tv and Mozaic TV, by ordering the Abu Dhabi sports package for just QR 39 per month.

The action packed subscription covers the latest sporting events via the channels Abu Dhabi Sports 1, 2, 3 HD, 4 HD, 5 HD, and 6 HD, as well as news and entertainment from Al Arabiya HD, Abu Dhabi Al Emarat, Abu Dhabi Drama and Abu Dhabi TV. To ensure that everyone can enjoy the spirit of Team Qatar in Rio, selected coverage will also be available on Ooredoo tv and Mozaic TV’s essential packages, including the opening ceremony via Abu Dhabi Sports 1, and several events broadcast on Al Kass, MBC Pro and Dubai TV. 

Due to the time difference between Rio and Qatar, Ooredoo is encouraging all Olympic supporters to utilise the Ooredoo tv catch-up service, which enables users to watch programmes broadcast up-to 48 hours before, as well as to pause, rewind and record live TV from their remote control and smartphone with Ooredoo tv and Mozaic TV. With the unique ‘time shifting’ function, subscribers can also watch their favourite Olympic competitors at any time, at home or on-the-go. 

The Ooredoo tv App also allows customers to watch Abe Dhabi Sports 1, 2 and Al Kass 1, and 2 on their device. The Rio 2016 Olympics will feature 42 sports, and 306 events over the course of 19 days. Altogether, 136 medals for women, 161 for men and nine mixed medals will be up for grabs. Ooredoo is the official ‘National Partner’ of the Qatar Olympic Committee (QOC) in 2016 and will support the committee’s work in Rio, as well as at a number of upcoming international sporting events. Ooredoo tv is available now via Ooredoo Shops, Starlink, TechnoBlue and Jumbo outlets. The service has no upfront charges, no equipment costs and no ongoing contracts.

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