18 Aug - 2 Sep 2018

Frequently Asked Questions

1. What is Mediacorp’s role in the 18th Asian Games? 1. What is Mediacorp’s role in the 18th Asian Games?

Mediacorp is the Official Broadcaster for the 18th Asian Games and provides the most comprehensive coverage of the games for viewers in Singapore on oktoSports and Toggle. oktoSports will carry the Opening and Closing Ceremonies live, as well as daily action from 4pm. This includes the highlights show, Today At The Games, at 11pm. Toggle, our digital entertainment service will have 7 ‘live’ streams with English commentary, covering key Team Singapore (Team SG) events and more. For more details, visit toggle.sg/asiangames2018.

2. What genre of games will be made available for telecast? 2. What genre of games will be made available for telecast?

Sports fans can expect coverage of Aquatics, Athletics, Basketball, Badminton, Fencing, Football, Gymnastics, Sepak Takraw, Shooting, Taekwondo, Table Tennis, Bowling, Volleyball, Wrestling and Wushu, etc. For more details, visit toggle.sg/asiangames2018.

You can watch the games anytime, anywhere, ‘LIVE’ or on-demand via the free Toggle app.

3. If I miss the ‘live’ telecast of the games, where can I watch them? 3. If I miss the ‘live’ telecast of the games, where can I watch them?

You may watch the games with English commentary via the free Toggle app available for iOS and Android devices, Compatible Smart TVs or HbbTVs, Apple TV, Chromecast or on toggle.sg/asiangames2018. For more details on compatible devices, visit toggle.sg/en/faq.

4. Where can one catch all the action? 4. Where can one catch all the action?

From 19 Aug to 1 Sep, Toggle will have daily coverage from 10am, across 7 ‘LIVE’ channels: 6 channels streaming live and a simulcast of oktoSports. This will be Mediacorp’s widest coverage of the Asian Games to date. All the action and curated daily highlights are available for catch-up on toggle.sg/asiangames2018. Team SG highlights, medal tally, games schedule, social feed and other video-on-demand content will also be available on Toggle.

A curated action belt is also available on oktoSportfrom 4pm to 11pm daily, from 19 Aug to 1 Sep.

Viewers of the daily news programmes will also get the latest updates on News 5 (Ch 5), News Tonight (Ch 8), Tamil Sethi (Vasantham), Berita (Suria) and Channel News Asia, as well as on Mediacorp’s radio stations.

For more details, visit toggle.sg/asiangames2018.

5. Will all sports and events be shown ‘LIVE’ on Free-to-Air? 5. Will all sports and events be shown ‘LIVE’ on Free-to-Air?

Viewers can catch ‘LIVE’ coverage of the Games on oktoSports in its daily sports belt from 4pm to 11pm.The curated action belt will feature selected events with Team SG’s participation, as well as events of mass appeal to Singaporeans. Highlights of key Team SG events not broadcast ‘LIVE’ will be shown in daily highlights programme, Today At The Games at 11pm on oktoSports. Channel NewsAsia and other Mediacorp channels will provide news coverage of the Games.

For more details, visit toggle.sg/asiangames2018.

6. Will Toggle have ‘LIVE’ online streaming of the Games? 6. Will Toggle have ‘LIVE’ online streaming of the Games?

Toggle will provide coverage of the Games across 6 dedicated ‘LIVE’ streams for free, as well as the oktoSports simulcast stream throughout the games period.

For more details, visit toggle.sg/asiangames2018. The broadcast schedule and sports finder which can help viewers zoom in to their preferred sports are available at this website as well as the Toggle app.

7. Will oktoSports/Toggle showcase all Team Singapore sporting events? 7. Would oktoSports/Toggle showcase all Team Singapore sporting events?

Mediacorp will provide as much coverage of Team Singapore athletes in action as possible, where the content is available to Mediacorp. However, given the fluid nature of the Games, it may not be possible to cover all these moments.. For the latest, please visit toggle.sg/asiangames2018 or our social media properties.

8. Where do I go to for more information? 8. Where do I go to for more information?

If you are experiencing technical problems on Toggle, please click on “Report a problem” tool on Toggle. Should you have any further queries or would like to provide feedback, please write to tellmediacorp@mediacorp.com.sg.

9. Is the 18th Asian Games coverage available for free on Toggle? 9. Is the 18th Asian Games coverage available for free on Toggle?

Yes, users can access the 18th Asian Games simulcast of oktoSports as well as 6 dedicated ‘LIVE’ streams and on-demand videos for FREE on Toggle. For more details, visit toggle.sg/asiangames2018.

10. Where do I go for the games/broadcast schedule on what’s available for viewing? 10. Where do I go for the games/broadcast schedule on what’s available for viewing?

The broadcast schedule of the games listing and the daily sporting action will be available at toggle.sg/asiangames2018. Users can view all the ‘LIVE’ streams of the various events, watch the events they have missed and even access all other Asian Games programmes and short clips.

11. Will all the 18th Asian Games football matches be shown ‘LIVE’ on-air? 11. Will all the Asian Games football matches be shown ‘LIVE’ on-air?

oktoSports will only carry live football action from the 18th Asian Games if the matches fall within the daily action belt from 4pm to 11pm. When the matches fall outside this broadcast window, the live matches are available via the Toggle app or on the official microsite toggle.sg/asiangames2018.

The broadcast schedule of the games listing and the daily sporting action will be available at toggle.sg/asiangames2018.



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