Tag Archives: World Cup

Televisa Deportes awarded with YouTubes Gold Play Button

Televisa Deportes has been awarded with YouTube’s Gold Play Button for quintupling its fan base by reaching more than 1 million subscribers on that video platform, where the company offered content of the World Cup in Russia. In a statement, Televisa said that this increase reflects the interest of Mexicans for soccer and sports content: [...]

Aldea transmits live coverage of the 2018 FIFA World Cup in HD and 4K

Aldea, a provider of high quality video services and solutions for the television and media industries, announce that is has successfully delivered live transmissions of the 2018 FIFA World Cup to 14 customers around the world, including countries like Argentina, Mexico, Brazil and Uruguay. The customers distributed all 64 games in HD and UHD/4K to [...]

Televisa sees growth in Q218 driven by FIFA World Cup

Televisa announced its financial results for the second quarter of 2018. The company’s net sales during the period increased 16.2% to MX $ 26,702 million (USD 1,398 million). This increase mainly was attributable to revenue growth in the Content and Cable segments, the company explained in its report. Televisa’s net income increased 153% to MX [...]

Osiptel opens sanction procedure against Latina and DirecTV

Peruvian regulator Osiptel said that is has begun a sanction procedure against the free-to-air TV channel Latina and pay TV operator DirecTV for alleged infringements of the Law of Repression of Anticompetitive Behaviors related to the retransmission of the Latina signal during the World Cup. According to the regulator, the decision was made after the [...]

CBF signs content deal with Twitter

The Brazilian Football Confederation (CBF) has signed a deal with Twitter to produce, in its official account (@cbf_futebol) exclusive video contents of the national team in the 2018 World Cup in Russia. The agreement, already in force, includes live streaming of Brazils training sessions, and news related to the matches, press conferences, interviews and behind-the-scenes [...]

Welo closes deal with DirecTV to offer videos with official World Cup content

Welo.tv platform launched a promotion that allows publishers in Latin America to make video clips -and embed them in their websites- with all the official games and contents of the 2018 World Cup, completely free of charge. This initiative comes after an agreement with DirecTV, main holder of the rights of the sporting event. The [...]

Oi launches 4K service in Brazil

The Brazilian telecommunications company Oi announced the launch of its 4K service. The operator is offering the World Cup matches through the SporTV channel. In this way, Oi joins Net, the country’s main operator, which is also offering this technology in the country. The contents are available to subscribers of the Oi Total Solução Completa [...]

Telemundo offers coverage of the World Cup in virtual reality

Telemundo Deportes announced that is offering a virtual reality experience, as well as other new digital initiatives to complement its coverage of the soccer World Cup in Russia. The company said in a press release that the coverage includes a full-service virtual reality experience, which is available on the Telemundo Deportes VR App. The launch [...]