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World’s first broadband TV golf channel

12.05am 5th May 2006 - Media

GolfBug.tv, the world’s first broadband TV golf channel, was officially launched at the London Golf Show last weekend.
GolfBug.tv offers golf enthusiasts at all levels all over the globe the chance to watch an informative and entertaining daily schedule of golf TV programmes and access information on all things golf direct from their pc.
Available free-to-view and on-demand 24/7, programming includes daily roundups of European Tour events, highlights of past tournaments from around the world and expert instruction.
The channel combines programming with the latest news from the professional tours around the world, reviews on some of the world’s best courses and resorts, interviews with leading personalities in the game, as well as reviews of the latest equipment.
GolfBug.tv is also looking to carry on the internet the fun and humour that golfers share on the course at the weekend by including additional site attractions such as the chance to interact with a regularly-updated golf blog and to enter light-hearted competitions.
“Using broadband TV as the medium to broadcast means that GolfBug.tv can combine the best of traditional broadcasting with the control and interaction you would expect from a website,” commented Andrew Cooke, founder and managing director of GolfBug.tv.
“Viewers are able to watch a daily schedule of programming, but also view video content on demand when and where they wish as long as they have access to a pc or laptop and a broadband connection; at home, at work or whilst travelling.”
The launch of GolfBug.tv coincides with a period of extraordinary growth in the popularity of internet television due to the rapid rise in installations of high speed broadband internet connections.
In fact, recent global trends show that people spend more time surfing the internet than watching TV and the rise of broadcast access and internet hotspots indicates that the trend will continue apace.
GolfBug.tv is expecting to attract thousands of viewers from Korea, for example, where the country is gearing up to become the “most connected” in the world.
GolfBug.tv www.GolfBug.tv

       

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