World Cup 2018

CenturyLink Facilitates Live Feeds From Russia for U.S., Latin American Networks

CenturyLink will transmit international distribution and unilateral feeds in support of this summer’s global soccer championship to top networks in the U.S. and Latin America starting June 14. The networks — including Fox in the U.S., TV Azteca in Mexico, and RCN and Caracol in Colombia — will use CenturyLink’s high quality, broadcast-based Vyvx Solutions […]  More

2018 FIFA World Cup: Fox Sports Taps IBM Watson AI to Streamline Highlights Creation

Beginning with the 2018 FIFA World Cup, Fox Sports and IBM are launching a AI collaboration across multiple Fox Sports properties and programming. Fox Sports is tapping IBM Watson Media’s specialized AI video technology and IBM iX’s expertise in designing user experiences to streamline production workflows to quickly classify, edit and access match highlights in […]  More

TVU Networks Connects Fans to International Soccer Tournament in Russia

TVU Networks will provide rental packages and on-the-ground technical support throughout this summers’ international football tournament in all 12 Russian cities that will be hosting matches. The tournament will commence next month, with over 150 pieces of TVU Networks equipment and local SIM Cards already lined up to enable broadcasters to successfully deliver matches and […]  More

DAZN to show FIFA World Cup match highlights in Germany

DAZN has sub-licenced the highlights for Germany from sports rights agency SportA with clips from all 64 2018 FIFA World Cup games available on the platform as soon as 45 minutes after the final whistle. The highlights will be presented in DAZN’s house style, similar to the Bundesliga highlights show produced by DAZN for the […]  More

Israel’s IPBC selects MX1 playout solution for UHD coverage of World Cup matches

Israeli Public Broadcasting Corp. (IPBC) will use a 4K High Dynamic Range (HDR) playout solution designed by MX1 to deliver live coverage from stadiums in Russia during the FIFA World Cup. Fully redundant and automated, MX1’s solution encompasses playout, advanced graphics, encoding, and channel delivery services in 4K HDR, and will be fully managed 24/7 […]  More

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