The 10th edition of the World Games 2017 will be distributed in Europe jointly by SES and ATM System, the official host broadcaster for the multi-sport event. The international event, taking place in Wroclaw, Poland, from 20 to 30 July 2017, will be transmitted via two SES satellites: SES-4 located at 22 degrees West and ASTRA 3B at 23.5 degrees East.
Under the agreement announced by SES, ATM System will be responsible for TV production and will use SES’s satellite capacity for distribution from the Wroclaw sports arenas to broadcasters across Europe.
The broadcast will include the opening ceremony on 20 July at 19.00 CET, and will feature 31 sporting disciplines performed by over 3,000 international athletes, including ball and precision games, water and aerial sports, gymnastic, and martial arts.
“The World Games is a very exciting event, and we are pleased to provide our services for its distribution across Europe,” said Martin Ornass-Kubacki, Vice President, Sales Central Eastern Europe, SES Video. “Thanks to our satellites, European viewers will be able to enjoy every single moment of their favourite sports and cheer on their favourite athlete.”