Sun.Star, Smart power Sinulog '12 live streaming

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Saturday, January 14, 2012


CEBU CITY -- Filipinos here and abroad can witness Sunday's Sinulog grand parade in real time at www.sunstar.com.ph.

The Sun.Star website's live streaming points are from the grandstand at the Cebu City Sports Center, at the Sunburst Fried Chicken Restaurant along Mango Avenue with Radisson Blu, and along the parade route.

Smart Communications Inc., Sun.Star's official provider for its wired and wireless connection for the live streaming, has granted the Sun.Star website team the use of the LTE or Long Term Evolution, a mobile technology that is capable of speeds of up to 100 mbps, for "super-fast uploading of high resolution photos and high-definition videos."

CEBU. Sun.Star website team covers live the solemn procession of the Miraculous Image of Sto. Niño at Sunburst, Mango Avenue, Cebu City, Saturday. (Sunnex photo)

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A partnership between Sun.Star Publishing Inc. and the Sinulog Foundation Inc., organizer of the festival activities, enabled the website team to better cover this year's celebration.

Photo and video support is being provided by Needs and Solutions, a Cebu-based professional photo and video company. It is fielding six photographers and videographers in various locations in the city to provide Sun.Star website visitors quality visuals of the Sinulog celebration.

Live video streaming of other Sinulog highlights are also available on the Sinulog website special at blogs.sunstar.com.ph/sinulog/2012. These include the Sinulog sa Kabataan on January 7 and 8, Festival Queen on January 13, Solemn Procession on January 14, and awarding ceremonies on January 16.

The website special also contains news and stories, as well as advisories of completed and upcoming events and a chat facility, where online viewers can share notes with Cebuanos around the globe.

Updates are also available @sunstaronline on Twitter, "Sun.Star -- Philippine news" and “Cebu Sinulog 2012” on Facebook.

Sun.Star's Sinulog 2012 blog can be viewed on all types of mobile devices running on Android and Apple operating system.

To view the live streaming on your mobile devices, download the Ustream.tv mobile application and search for Sinulog2012, or go direct to www.sunstar.com.ph. (Sunnex)

Published in the Sun.Star Cebu newspaper on January 15, 2012.

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