Dial Global and NBC-Universal Deliver the 2012 Olympics in London, England to Radio Listeners in Every Corner of America.
NEW YORK, NY, July 9, 2012 – Dial Global (NASDAQ: DIAL), America’s network radio leader in live play-by-play sports, is proud to partner with NBC-Universal--U.S. Olympic Rights holder--to present live, exclusive radio coverage of the 2012 London Olympic Games. The agreement will bring the excitement of Olympic competition and events to listeners across the U.S., including the Opening and Closing Ceremonies, Team USA Basketball, Soccer, Swimming and much more, live as the events unfold, from Olympic Park in London. Dial Global and NBC’s Olympic coverage will continue its partnership at the 2014 Games in Sochi, Russia.
“We continue to satisfy America’s increasing appetite for live radio play-by-play sports with the Olympics this summer,” said David Landau, Co-President/CEO of Dial Global. “Through our partnership with NBC-Universal, we look forward to defining great Olympic moments for both our listeners and advertisers.”
Dial Global’s broadcasts of the 2012 London Olympic Games will be heard on radio stations nationwide, as well as, for the first time ever, on Sirius/XM radio. Howard Deneroff, EVP, Executive Producer of Dial Global Sports, adds, “Everyone has a vested interested in their country’s Olympic success, and at any time during the Games, any event can quickly turn into an historic event. We are excited to continue broadcasting these memorable moments on radio as we have for the past two decades.”
Dial Global’s radio coverage will include:
Dial Global is home to some of the most exciting sports broadcasts on radio. Dial Global’s lineup includes regular and post-season NFL football, including the playoffs and the Super Bowl; as well as NCAA Football and Basketball, including “March Madness” and the Final Four; the College World Series; and the Masters. Dial Global will also provide exclusive radio coverage of the 2014 Olympic Winter Games from Sochi, Russia.
The 2012 London Olympic Games will take place in London, England from July 27 through August 12, 2012, showcasing athletes from around the world.
About Dial Global
Dial Global (NASDAQ: DIAL) Defines Great Moments in sports, news and entertainment through its radio networks which are heard by over 225 million listeners a week. As America’s leading provider and distributor of audio content to more than 8,500 radio stations nationwide, Dial Global produces over 200 news, sports, talk, music and entertainment programs, services and digital applications, jingles and imaging. For more information, visit www.dialglobal.com