Top 5 Ways to Digitally Prepare for Vancouver 2010

With more than 2,350 hours of exclusive web coverage, new highlights and features, and every second of Olympic Games competition available live and on demand at and, Vancouver 2010 is truly Canada’s digital Games. 

And CTV wants you to be ready, so they’ve prepared the Top 5 Ways to Digitally Prepare for Vancouver 2010 – here’s our abridged version:

1. Download Free Plug-in for Exclusive Video

  • Silverlight – The only way to enjoy Olympic Games video online in Canada, exclusively on and, is with Microsoft Silverlight.  This free plug-in downloads in seconds and enables a rich, safe and secure online video experience, delivering a consistent cross-platform (Mac OS, Windows and Linux), cross-browser experience to fans.
  • CTVOlympics Mobile App– The mobile app is now available for download on the iTunes App Store.  Offering instant updates and notifications, video, medal results, Viewers’ Guide and access to Vancouver 2010 content anywhere.

2. Plan Your Games, Your Way

  • Viewers’ Guide – As the official guide to the Consortium’s Olympic Games television broadcast schedule, the Viewers’ Guide,presented by Bell,also offers Canadians a map to their Vancouver 2010 experience on the web, with complete up-to-date programming for coverage and By logging on to the Viewers’ Guide through Facebook Connect, fans can pre-select preferred programming schedules and set email and mobile reminders and alerts for the web coverage they would like to see.

3. Follow on Twitter

  • The latest news, updates, links, chatter and Olympic Games conversation is just a click away when fans follow our online team via @CTVOlympics and @RDSolympiques.  Also find custom lists of athletes, broadcasters and Olympic Games sports organizations.

4. Become a Facebook Fan & YouTube Subscriber

  • Facebook – Updated daily throughout the 2010 Winter Games with links to photo galleries, archived content, upcoming news and information as well as interesting Olympic Games insights, web users can become Olympic Facebook fans at and
  • YouTube – Subscribe to the CTV Olympics YouTube channel at to sample a portion of the amazing video from Vancouver 2010 that will be available online, including athlete interviews, clips of long form features and vignettes from the Consortium’s coverage.

5. Sign-up for Email Alerts