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SBD Global/September 2, 2014/Olympics
Olympic Notes: Baku 2015 Signs Broadcast Deal With Turkish Sports Channel NTV Spor
Published September 2, 2014
RIO 2016: A fifth of the 7B reais ($3.1B) Rio 2016 Olympics operational budget is due to be pumped into ICT initiatives. ICT will account for the second largest slice of the funding pie," with only the core Games services division allocated more -- 21%. The private sector "is shouldering the full cost of the operational elements of the global event" (BN americas).