Beijing Olympic Broadcasting

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Beijing Olympic Broadcasting Co., Ltd (BOB) was a Chinese broadcasting consortium which produced the main international feeds for the 2008 Summer Olympics and 2008 Summer Paralympics. It was established in 2004 as a joint venture between the Beijing Organizing Committee for the Olympic Games and Olympic Broadcasting Services,[1] owned by the International Olympic Committee, in such a way as to conform to Chinese laws against direct foreign investment in Chinese television.[2]

History[edit]

  • May 27, 2004, Agreement sign-up of Funding BOB. BOB was put into track of establishment legally.
  • Oct. 27, 2004, the first Board Meeting of Bob was held and BOB began its startup
  • May 27, 2004, Agreement Sign up of Funding BOB. BOB was put into track of establishment legally.
  • Oct. 27, 2004, the first Board Meeting of Bob was held and BOB began its startup
  • Nov 1, 2004, BOB began steering on.
  • May 31, 2005, BOB launches officially to the public.
  • May 31, 2005, 2nd board meeting was held.
  • Sept 21-23, 2005 world broadcaster briefing held in Beijing.
  • Sept 21, 2005 BOB signed MOU with China TV Production for Beijing Olympic Games.
  • Sept 21, 2005 BOB signed MOU with China Netcom for Beijing Olympic Games.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Toohey, Kristine; Anthony James Veal (2007). The Olympic Games: A Social Science Perspective. CABI. p. 159. ISBN 978-0-85199-809-1. 
  2. ^ Brownell, Susan (2008). Beijing's games: what the Olympics mean to China. Rowman & Littlefield. p. 186. ISBN 978-0-7425-5641-6. 

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