Dentsu Wins Olympic Games Broadcast Rights in Five Countries in Central Asia
TOKYO -- July 4, 2013
Dentsu Inc. (TOKYO:4324)(ISIN:JP3551520004)(President & CEO: Tadashi Ishii;
Head Office: Tokyo; Capital: 58,967.1 million yen) announced today that the
International Olympic Committee has awarded the broadcast rights in
Kazakhstan, Turkmenistan, Tajikistan, Kyrgyzstan and Uzbekistan for the XXII
Olympic Winter Games in Sochi, Russia, in 2014 and the Games of the XXXI
Olympiad in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, in 2016 to the Company.
Dentsu has acquired broadcast rights on all media platforms, including
television, radio and the Internet, and will now begin the process of securing
broadcasters in these territories.
About the Dentsu Group
Led by Dentsu Inc. (TOKYO:4324)(ISIN:JP3551520004), the world's largest
advertising agency brand with a history of 112 years, the Dentsu Group offers
a comprehensive range of client-centric communications and media services in
110 countries across five continents. Its Japan-wide network and London-based
global operating unit Dentsu Aegis Network Ltd., which oversees the operations
of Aegis Media, a leading global media and digital communications specialist,
as well as those of the Dentsu Network, which manages all of Dentsu's other
global business operations outside Japan, together employ more than 37,000
dedicated professionals. The Group is also active in the production and
marketing of sports and entertainment content on a global scale.
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Dentsu Network: www.dentsunetwork.com
Shusaku Kannan, (813) 6216-8042
Corporate Communications Division
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