Taiwan’s TV channels team up to broadcast Universiade games

Taiwan’s television networks will join hands for the first time to provide coverage of the games, Taipei's Department of Information and Tourism annou

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)--With the Taipei Summer Universiade taking place this August, Taiwan’s television networks will join hands for the first time to provide coverage of the games, Department of Information and Tourism (TPEDOIT) has announced.

The resources and manpower of 13 terrestrial and cable television channels as well as broadcasters of Taiwan have been coordinated to televise the sports events, according to TPEDOIT Commissioner Chien Yu-yen (簡于晏).

Chien expressed her gratitude to Chinese Television System, Videoland Television Network, and Infinity Multimedia Production for their effort to integrate all available resources from the island’s major channels.

A fleet of 14 outside broadcasting vans will be mobilized to cover the sports events. The opening ceremony alone will see more than 20 cameras, outside broadcast units utilizing 4K technology, and 2,000 staff members (including live streaming technicians and volunteers) put in motion.

She added that the broadcasting preparations have received approval from FISU Chief Operating Officer Dejan Susovic, who is visiting Taiwan this week to oversee the progress of the Universiade.