NBC to stream live Olympics coverage on Snapchat

NBC Olympics partnered with smart cities tech and media company Intersection to broadcast exclusive Olympic content across the more than 1,300 LinkNYC kiosks across the city

After teasing the feature back in September, Apple is adding support for live news in the TV app on the iPhone, iPad and Apple TV - 9to5mac first spotted the new section.

"Building off our successful partnership for the Rio Olympics, we're excited to significantly expand the NBC Olympic experience on Snapchat by delivering even more content and coverage to the platform, including a live look-in on one of the most compelling moments each day during the Games", said Gary Zenkel, President, NBC Olympics.

On the main "Watch Now" tab, if you scroll past your "Up Next" queue and the top recommendations, there's a new "News" section. We've asked if this will be available outside of the U.S. - since NBC only holds the rights to coverage in that country - and we're also asking which other partners are involved. Apple is also linking to live streams and replays in the NBC Sports app. Clips will be viewable directly in Apple News.

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Apple today has further expanded its TV application on iOS and tvOS. This new feature should drive downloads for those six companies. I have two guesses. For now, it's quite limited as it only supports a handful of channels for American users.

Apple itself has been making several moves to beef up its own content plays, aiming to have more exclusivity and ownership of what it provides on its own video and music services as a way of differentiating them and potentially making them more attractive for consumers to pay to use. Apple had earlier launched a sports section for the TV app.

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