Do you like ads? Then you’ll love NBC’s online Olympics coverage

NBC’s Olympics coverage online, streamed through YouTube, features some quality technology, a deep catalog, a strong user experience — but the ad load on archived and broadcast coverage is massive. Which feels excessive, especially given that it’s limited to cable subscribers.

Can Dyle succeed where FLO TV failed?

The Mobile Content Venture has unveiled the brand name and logo for its upcoming mobile broadcast venture, now dubbed But will this service succeed where FLO TV failed? To do so, it’ll need to be on many devices, and have content people want to watch.

Tears for Fears’ Curt Smith To Host Stripped Down Live

Director Mike Rotman is launching a new show from the “Streaming Garage” where his other live-streaming series, Stupid For Movies, shoots every week. Stripped Down Live, hosted by Tears for Fears frontman Curt Smith debuts this Wednesday at 8 PM PST.

Meet Your Olympics Video Dream Team

We wrote earlier this week about the fact that NBC is planning to require would-be Vancouver Olympics watchers to authenticate in the U.S. Once users have proved they are paying TV customers in good standing, they’ll also have to download the latest version of Microsoft Silverlight if they don’t have it already. But once you get past the setup, the 2009 Olympics is going to be a state-of-the-art high quality video experience, and you know the content won’t be too shabby either.
nbcolympicsToday, the U.S. Olympic video tech team is being formally named (though we’ve written quite a bit about some of their participation already). Here’s the full roster:
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