BBC, the host broadcaster for the London 2012 Olympics, has launched its official app for the event that will enable UK viewers to follow 24 live streams of action during the sporting showcase. The app means that sports fans should not miss a single moment of action, even if they're keen to follow the most obscure events.
Allied to unrivalled video coverage, the app also provides a full schedule and the results page. Daily news stories, meanwhile, are to be made online and offline, the broadcaster has confirmed. The BBC has already said that it is committed to providing coverage of the event and has, therefore, decided that a highlights package should be made available through the app.
"For the first truly digital Olympics, we needed to ensure that everyone could access our quality coverage wherever they were, across multiple devices," Phil Fearnley, the general manager of BBC News & Knowledge, explained.
He added: "The free BBC Sport Olympics app for UK Android and iOS smartphones ensures that everything you need to keep up-to-date with the action is right there at your fingertips.
"Even when you're out of range of 3G or wireless, we'll still be able to deliver the latest news to you offline. The app adds even greater value to the BBC Sport mobile experience, ensuring you never miss a moment of the Games."
The new app is available to download now and can be done at the Android App Store and in the iTunes App Store. Coverage of the event can be enjoyed via mobile devices using the regular browser of the popular BBC Sport site.