NBC launches 2 apps to watch the Olympics

NBC launches 2 apps to watch the Olympics

NBC launches 2 apps to watch the Olympics

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by Associated Press

Associated Press

Posted on July 12, 2012 at 1:01 PM

Updated Friday, Jul 13 at 6:15 AM

NEW YORK (AP) — NBC is launching two mobile apps that will let people watch Olympics events as they happen, look up athlete profiles and access other extra content on their iPads, iPhones and certain Android devices.

NBC says most of the content will be available only to pay-TV subscribers who have MSBC and CNBC as part of their service. The apps — NBC Olympics and NBC Olympics Live — are free to download starting Thursday.

The apps were created by Adobe Systems Inc. Adobe says NBC will receive analysis about how people interact with the content and ads on the apps.

NBC says is the first time that all the Olympic events, more than 3,500 hours of coverage, will be available on smartphone and tablet computers.

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