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RTB to broadcast live coverage of SEA Games 2011
Sunday, August 21, 2011

Radio Televisyen Brunei (RTB) is one of at least 23 television stations from the 10 Asean country members that will bring live coverage of the upcoming SEA Games 2011 in Jakarta and Palembang this November to the homes of their respective countries.

Indonesia SEA Games Organizing Committee (Inasoc) broadcast director Linda Wahyudi was quoted by Jakarta Post as saying that each contingent would be accompanied by at least a TV channel, with Thailand to send the most.

"Thailand will take seven channels, Channels 3, 5, 7, 9, 13, National Broadcasting Thai and Thai Cable," Linda said.

She said Vietnam would bring five channels, the Philippines, Malaysia and Singapore would have three channels each and Brunei and guest participant Timor Leste one each.

Linda said the host Indonesia are to broadcast 12 sports live every day, including football, badminton, volley ball, basket ball and boxing.

"This is common for a host country to do. The main media center will be concentrated in Palembang at the International Broadcast Center on the 14th floor of the Bank Sumsel Babel building," Linda added.

Meanwhile the Chefs-de-Mission of the participating countries are in Jakarta today to inspect the competition venues and the athletes villages in the two hosting cities, Jakarta and Palembang.Bernama

Courtesy from Brunei Times