NBC Says London Olympics Ad Sales Top $1 Billion to Set Record

Comcast Corp.’s NBC Universal said advertising sales for the London Olympics surpassed $1 billion, the most ever for an Olympics.

The total exceeds the previous mark set during the 2008 Beijing games by $150 million, New York-based NBC said today in an e-mailed statement.

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