Acer, Worldwide Partner of the Olympic Movement, is giving its customers unlimited access to live action from the Olympic Games thanks to a partnership with Official Broadcaster, Eurosport.
Customers who purchase the new Olympic Games Editions of the ICONIA tablets and ASPIRE Notebooks before and during the London 2012 Olympic Games will be given a trial access to the Eurosport Player. The Acer Special Edition computers for the Olympic Games symbolize the partnership of Acer with the Olympic Movement.
The Eurosport Player – which is embedded into the devices – offers access to Eurosport live streaming service. Using their notebook or tablet, Acer customers will benefit from Eurosport round-the-clock coverage of the London 2012 Olympic Games, featuring up to 13 hours of live action each day and broadcasted in 20 languages.
As part of this partnership Acer will be featured as a Presenting Partner of all Olympic Games coverage on Eurosport TV and digital media platforms around all Olympic Games programming.
Oliver Ahrens, Acer EMEA President commented: “We are proud to support the London 2012 Olympic Games and we want to give our customers an opportunity to enjoy every minute of the most exciting sports event in the world. Installed on our latest tablets and notebooks, the Eurosport player will provide unlimited sporting actions as we approach the Olympic Games and during all the 17 days of competition. Acer and Eurosport combine technological innovations and premium content to create unforgettable Olympic experience.”
Olivier Fisch, Global Commercial Director, Eurosport Group said: “The London 2012 Olympic Games will be a great sporting spectacle and fans will be keen to watch the action at any time, in any place. This exciting partnership with Acer gives their customers not only world leading technical hardware but with the Eurosport Player already embedded into the devices instant access to the London Olympics, live, wherever they are.”
As exclusive computing equipment partner, Acer is providing the London Organising Committee of the Olympic Games (LOCOG) with 13,000 computers, 900 servers and more than 350 engineers and technicians to facilitate the smooth delivery of all aspects of the Games across the various venues.