With no local network putting a bid forward, the Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region has acquired the television broadcasting rights to Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.
The arrangement will see the Games broadcast on TVB, ViuTV, HK Open TV, Hong Kong Cable Television and NowTV, but not the government-owned broadcaster RTHK.
In a statement, Hong Kong Cable Television said, “CABLE TV has always strove to support the development of international and local sports events, with ample experience in the production of the Olympic Games and large-scale international sports events, CABLE TV will devote to deliver the most anticipating event to the public. Meanwhile, CABLE News and CABLE Sports channels will also provide highlights as well as the latest information of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games. CABLE Sports has produced and broadcast the training activities of the Hong Kong Team in the past year, it will continue to cover the preparation activities of our athletes in coming months and give them the greatest support.
“CABLE TV will select the contests that the public care about and broadcast through CABLE Sports (HD 601 / SD 661), Sports Plus 1 (HD 602 / SD 662), Sports Plus 2 (HD 604 / SD 664), and Sports Plus 3 (HD 605 / SD 665). Moreover, a team of subject experts will be invited to provide professional commentary for the contests, hoping to witness every wonderful moment of China and Hong Kong athletes at the Olympics.”