Tag Archives: FIFA World Cup

DirecTV sees growth in digital users during FIFA World Cup

DirecTV released data of its recent coverage of the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia, which was available for more than 8 million subscribers in Latin America. The company said that more than 1.6 million unique users accessed the content of the event through its TV Everywhere platforms, up 70% compared with the 2014 World Cup [...]

DirecTV selects Friend MTS to protect its sports channels in Latin America

Content and revenue protection specialist Friend MTS announced that DirecTV in Latin America selected the companys services to provide protection against streaming piracy for its sports channels. The deployment has included the broadcast of the FIFA World Cup Russia 2018 and will include the Premier League and LaLiga. Friend MTS has implemented tracking and monitoring [...]

DirecTV to offer FIFA World Cup matches in virtual reality

DirecTV announced that it will offer, for the first time, the 64 matches of the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia in Virtual Reality (VR). The technology will be available to prepaid and postpaid clients in Argentina, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, Uruguay and Venezuela. Subscribers will be able to access the games through the DirecTV Sports [...]

Movistar Play to live stream FIFA World Cup games in Guatemala

Movistar announced that it will broadcast exclusively through its streaming service Movistar Play all the matches of the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia for its postpaid and prepaid customers. The telecommunications company is the only one in Guatemala that owns the rights to show the event on mobile devices. “With this service, Movistar positions itself [...]