9Now upgrade ahead of Olympic Games

40 individual live sports channels to screen on 9Now, and you can watch while searching for next big moment.

100 days out from the Olympic Games Paris 2024, 9Now has announced an upgrade across Android TV, Google TV, Apple TV, Amazon Fire TV, 9Now.com.au, Android and iOS apps.

9Now will feature more than 40 individual live sports channels, over 2500 on-demand highlights, curated on an all new interface that allows viewers to watch the action whilst browsing for the next Aussie moment.

Olympic and Paralympic moments screen in Full HD, 1080p, 50fps (frames-per-second) and 5.1 Dolby Surround Sound alongside a Start Over button to ensure you never miss the start of a big match.

Five Olympic and Paralympic-themed Beyond The Dream documentaries will launch in June including a feature length look at the Matildas, Australia v The USA, The Race to Paris and the journey of Paralympic legend Curtis McGrath, The Steelers.

Director of Programming and 9Now, Hamish Turner, said: “We are in a privileged position to bring the world’s greatest sporting event free to all Australians. As proud custodians of both the Olympics and Paralympics, we will deliver the ultimate viewing experience, as our proud sporting nation cheers on our incredible athletes in Paris.”

“We will offer a unified, seamless experience for every Aussie no matter their device or platform. With more than 40 individual channels and curated highlights we’re excited to take viewers on an incredible sporting journey.

“From the Opening Ceremony of the Olympics through to the Closing Ceremony of the Paralympics, 9Now will be the place to be for Paris 2024 and it’s all live and free.”

Nine Chief Product Officer, Bec Haagsma, said: “Today marks the beginning of a new era for 9Now. We have been on an exciting innovation journey over the past few years; creating unparalleled free streaming experiences that lead us right up to this point. We’re so proud to offer our best in class features for free like FullHD, StartOver and our all new TV interface – no matter what device Aussies have in their homes. We’re committed to offering the most comprehensive streaming coverage of an Olympic Games ever.”

9Now’s comprehensive coverage of Paris 2024 will utilise the iconic, globally-renowned Wide World of Sports production team and commentators. Steering viewers across 32 sports in 329 events, the 9Network coverage will feature Australia’s most revered athletic talent as commentators and experts including Ian Thorpe, Tamysn Lewis-Manou, Cadel Evans, Ellie Cole, Dylan Alcott, Phil Liggett, Andrew Gaze, Kerri Pottharst, James Tomkins OAM, Kate Bates and David Culbert.

Curated content on the homepage will highlight these amazing stories, Australian athletes and specific sports such as swimming and football as we fight for gold in Paris.

Nine.com.au will feature a comprehensive event schedule and streaming guide linking audiences through to 9Now ensuring Australians can keep on top of all the events that are underway at any given minute.

Utilising the award-winning journalism of 9News, Today, A Current Affair and 60 Minutes, there will be unrivalled broadcast news coverage from Paris and back in Australia.

As Australians wake up, they will instantly be updated with any action that occurred overnight, with bulletins and wrap-ups leading coverage across Nine’s assets that will continue throughout the day and into prime time live action. Viewers will wake up to comprehensive 9Now morning updates, with daily highlights that sum up all the action that occurred overnight.

9Now’s comprehensive Olympic Games joins live on the ground coverage for Paris 2024 by 9News for every metro capital cities, Nine’s market-leading audio assets – 2GB, 3AW, 4BC and 6PR, the latest news online from wwos.com.au and digital publishing mastheads The Sydney Morning Herald and The Age.

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