Sunday, July 22, 2012

Port Vila FM103 to cover Olympic Games

For immediate release: Commencing on Saturday 28th July, coverage of the London 2012 Olympic Games will be broadcast for more than six hours daily across Radio Australia’s network of 24-hour FM frequencies in South-East Asia and the Pacific.
The broadcasts will provide audiences with live coverage of the Games including results as they happen, breaking stories, highlights and interviews with Australian and international athletes. Providing ABC Grandstand’s high quality and dedicated coverage of the event is an exciting prospect according to Pacific & English Editor Ryan Egan, “It’s really great to be able to bring the best London 2012 Olympic coverage from the ABC to our audiences across the region.  With more than six hours of live coverage every night, audiences will be able to hear all the action as it happens and of course we’ll have stories, updates and medal counts throughout the day in regular programs and news services.”

Radio Australia’s coverage of the London 2012 Olympics is available on: Papua New Guinea • Port Moresby 101.9FM & Lae 102.1FM, Solomon Islands • Honiara 107FM
Vanuatu • Port Vila & Santo 103FM, Fiji • Suva, Nadi & Labasa 106.6FM & Ba 106.4FM
Samoa • Apia 102FM, Tonga • Nuku’alofa 103FM, Cook Islands • Rarotonga 93FM
Kiribati • Tarawa 90FM **, Palau • Koror 91.5FM, Marshall Islands • Majuro 98.5FM
Federated States of Micronesia • Pohnpei 88.1FM, Cambodia • Phnom Penh, Siem Reap & Sihanoukville 101.5FM, Laos • Vientiane 96FM, East Timor • Dili 106.4FM

*Alternate programs will be available to audiences listening to Radio Australia's online audio streams 
** Technical issues during this time may prevent the broadcast of the London 2012 Olympics through 90FM in Kiribati


For further media enquires please contact: Mark Hemetsberger, Head of Marketing & Communications, ABC RADIO AUSTRALIA, Tel: +61 3 9626 1723, Mob: +61 438 947 523 Email: hemetsberger.mark@abc.net.au