Claro Sports launches mobile app for the Olympics


America Móvil unveiled a new mobile app of Claro Sports channel, available for free download on iOS and Android devices. The application will offer 3,000 hours of live broadcast of the 2016 Rio Olympic Games.


Claro Sports’ director, José Aboumrad, said in a press conference that the new app will be available in the 17 countries where America Móvil obtained broadcasting rights for the event, according to Mexican newspaper Jornada. He also said that the app will be available to users on any mobile carrier.


America Movil will offer a complete coverage of the Olympic Games through its linear pay TV channel but also through the OTT platform Claro Video. In Mexico, the company will share the coverage with pay TV channels ESPN and Fox Sports and with free-to-air channels Canal 11 and Canal 22.