The BBC will use its connected red button service to deliver 17 live video streams from the Glasgow Commonwealth Games (23 July-3 August).
The internet-based service allows the BBC to offer greater amounts of content that its traditional broadcast version of the red button and is available on Virgin Media’s TiVo as well as selected smart TVs.
It’s also expected to be launched on YouView, the connected TV service co-owned by the BBC, ahead of the World Cup.
Viewers whose TV or pay-TV service doesn’t support the connected red button will have up to 7 streams on their but will be able to access all 17 on their PC, laptop or tablet.
There will also be extensive coverage across the BBC’s TV and radio channels, as well as on bbc.co.uk.
Between them, BBC One BBC Three will deliver more than 300 hours of coverage led by Gary Lineker, Clare Balding, Gabby Logan and Hazel Irvine.
Radio 5 live provide listeners with over 200 hours of games action and breaking news.
BBC One and BBC One HD will broadcast the Opening Ceremony live from Celtic Park on Wednesday 23 July with commentary from Huw Edwards and Hazel Irvine.
Barbara Slater, Director, BBC Sport, commented: “The Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games is one of the biggest sporting events of this year.
“The BBC coverage reflects our commitment to delivering great sporting events with the determination to continue the standards of broadcasting previously seen at Olympic Games.
“The unique friendly rivalries between the Home Nations and Commonwealth countries will be highlighted in 11 days of sporting competition concluding an exciting and busy summer of BBC sport that also includes Wimbledon, The Open, and the football World Cup.”