World Cup 2018

2018 FIFA World Cup: Vizrt AR Supplements BBC Broadcasts from Moscow’s Red Square

Moscow’s Red Square is the center of the football universe as the world’s broadcasters cover the World Cup. The BBC’s Match of the Day is broadcasting to UK living rooms, as well as digital platforms and social media channels with coverage that includes hundreds of hours of match footage, studio discussion, interviews, news packages, and […]  More

TF1 Relies on Harmonic UHD Distribution for World Soccer Tournament in Russia, Other Global Events

Harmonic announced that TF1 has deployed an Ultra HD (UHD) contribution and distribution solution from Harmonic to broadcast live sports events, including the world’s largest soccer tournament and a premier motor racing championship. Using Harmonic’s platform, TF1 can deliver live UHD coverage of premium sports competitions directly to French service providers, providing exceptional video quality […]  More

Live From FIFA World Cup: Fox Sports’ Rod Conti Goes Behind the Scenes in Moscow [VIDEO]

SVG is live in Moscow going behind the scenes at the 2018 FIFA World Cup. In this interview with SVG’s Brandon Costa, Fox Sports VP of World Cup Operations Rod Conti provides an overview of the network’s operation in Russia, including its primary set in Red Square, its relationship with Host Broadcast Services, and how […]  More

fuboTV Becomes First vMVPD To Launch 4K HDR10 With 2018 FIFA World Cup Matches

Sports-focused streaming service fuboTV has launched 4K HDR10 support in beta, becoming the first virtual multichannel–video-programming distributor (vMVPD) to offer content in UHD and HDR. Starting today, 2018 FIFA World Cup matches on Fox and FS1 (but not Fox Sports bonus feeds) are available in 4K HDR10 with fuboTV on all Chromecast and Fire TV devices […]  More

Harmonic UHD Video Processing Aids Medianet With Live Broadcasts of International Soccer Tournament in Russia

Harmonic announced that Medianet has deployed a UHD contribution and video processing solution from Harmonic for broadcasting sports events. Using Harmonic’s solution, Medianet is delivering live UHD coverage of one of the biggest global soccer tournaments, taking place in Russia from June 14 to July 15, with exceptional video quality at low bit rates.  More

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