Amidst all the controversies regarding the improper preparation for the Common Wealth Games, finally multination involving sport event began in a grand way on the 3rd October, 2010 at Jawaharlal Nehru Sports Complex at New Delhi, the capital of the country. These games are supposed to be the biggest ever sporting extravaganza of our country. There had been a spectacular opening ceremony planned for this sporting event. The opening ceremony started at 7PM on 3rd October, 2010 ending at 11PM in the night. The opening ceremony presented diversity of Indian culture with different cultural activities.
Brief History Of The Common Wealth Games
Common Wealth Games 2010 are the nineteenth CommonWealth Games since it was first started in the year 1928 under the title British Empire Games. However, the name was changed to British Empire and Common Wealth Games in 1954, it was further changed to British Commonwealth Games in 1970 and finally in the year 1978, it got its present name CommonWealth Games. And since then, it will be the ninth time that the games are being held under the same title. Women started competing in the games firstly in the 1930 with women competing in swimming events and in the 1934; women also took part in the athletic events. It must also be noted that there is a special way of parade in the games. All the nations participating in the games parades in the alphabetical order, but it also must be noted that first nation in the Parade of Athletes is that nation in which the previous games were held and last to participate in the parade is the country, in which currently the games are being held. This multination sport event comes after every four.
Common Wealth Games Now On Mobiles
Though there were many controversies surrounding the effective completion of and conduction of the nineteenth common wealth game, the games are being successfully conducted at the capital of the country. The successful conduction of the games received another huge boosting point, when officials declared that nineteenth common wealth games footage will now be available on mobiles allowing more and more people to view this multi nation involving sport event.
Association With Smile Of India
The organizing committee of the nineteenth Common Wealth Games in India today announced and launched the video streaming of the on going common wealth games for mobiles in association with the firm Smile of India. The video streaming may showcase the events of the games on the web enabled mobile phones.
Facilitate The Fans
This step by the committee not only proves that games are being effectively conducted but more than this step will facilitate the peoples and sport lovers a lot, as they can have access to any of the events from anywhere in the country. Now they don’t have to sit before the T.V. sets leaving their important works. Now they can have access to these events even while doing their work via this mobile video streaming of the events of the games.
Showcase For The Technological Advancement In The Country
More than all other things, this move of the organizing committee will not only facilitate the people from the length and breadth of the country to have the access to the events while being on move. Now they have no need to sit before their Television sets to watch the events. Moreover, these games have provided our country an opportunity to show case its technological advancement to the whole world.
Accessible Through Web Enabled Mobile Phones
This video streaming will be free of cost and will be accessible through any of the mobile phones, on which net is enabled or on the mobile handsets having GPRS service enabled on them. Though video streaming will be free of cost, however, GPRS charges may apply according to the rates established by the various service providers.
Common Wealth Games streaming may work on diverse handsets with GPRS connection enabled on them and can be accessed via link:
Various 3G Companies
The telecast of the events will be on the handsets with 3G GPRS facility in them. There are several service providers across the country that is providing 3G GPRS services. These companies include BSNL, MTNL, and Reliance etc. The 3G service will allow faster connectivity and easy streaming via handsets. The auction to award 3G spectrum across the country is on, and more and more companies are coming in this sector. It is estimated that almost 100,000 people will arrive at the national capital to view this multi nation sport event from 3rd October to 14th October, 2010. This service may help the people in gaining even the minutest detail regarding any event from their homes. Earlier, people use to have booklet carrying all the details of the events. Now their handsets will act like their booklet providing any information anywhere.