MUMBAI: International television sports broadcast experts
Sunset+Vine and Global Television has been awarded the host
broadcaster contract for the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games.
The winning bid brings together two independent television
production companies who, in their first joint venture as
SVGTV, will capture the excitement and thrills of the Games
for a potential worldwide audience of more than one billion
addition, the appointment of SVGTV as the Games' Host Broadcaster
will bring a boost to Scotland's creative sector, creating
up to 1000 job opportunities as well as providing world-class
training for a new generation of young broadcast specialists.
and Global Television are both internationally renowned for
delivering complex technical broadcast requirements for major
international events. Sunset+Vine's current list of live broadcasts
includes some of the world's best-known sporting events, such
as the World Athletics Championships and the Grand National.
2014 will be Global Televisions third consecutive Commonwealth
Games. The Australian-based company facilitates more than
2000 hours of television each year including live sport and
entertainment, as well the legendary Australian soap Neighbours.
who will open an office in Glasgow, will be responsible for
the delivery of comprehensive High Definition multi-camera
sports coverage as well as full coverage of the Opening and
Closing Ceremonies. The design, installation and operation
of the International Broadcast Centre will also be managed
company will recruit a team of more than 1,000 production
and technical experts to deliver the television and radio
coverage of the Games for audiences around the world.
Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games will take place between July
23 and August 4. Athletes, officials and visitors from 71
Commonwealth Games Federation member countries are expected