Winter Olympics: A U.S. First: Live Gold-Medal Hockey Online


Updated: Finally, a sign that NBC Universal is on the verge of figuring out that live online Olympic coverage must be inevitable: the gold-medal hockey match between Finland and Sweden will be shown live on Sunday morning. (7 a.m. eastern). Randy Falco, NBCU television group president and COO, says the decision was made “because we have been pleasantly surprised by the enormous appetite for video coverage of the Games online. We will likely have nearly 100,000 hours of video seen on the web by the time we leave here.â

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