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NBC announces US FIFA agreement

NBC announces US FIFA agreement

NBC announces US FIFA agreement

US Spanish language platforms NBCUniversal’s Telemundo and NBC UNIVERSO have announced details of their plans to telecast four 2015 FIFA Soccer Events.

The coverage will include 344 hours of online and mobile live-streams making it the first time that all the matches of four FIFA Soccer Events are made available in Spanish to a nationwide audience.

In addition, coverage and editorial emphasis will be placed on storytelling around the development of the future soccer star players as they captivate audiences around the world on their way to the 2016 Rio Summer Olympics, the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia and the 2022 FIFA World Cup Qatar.

“We are proud to be the first media company to offer such a comprehensive coverage of FIFA World Cup events in the United States in Spanish,” says Joe Uva, Chairman, Hispanic Enterprises and Content, NBCUniversal. “Starting in May, we will leverage all of our linear and digital platforms to bring to U.S. Hispanics the best soccer in the world presented by an experienced team of talent and professionals with a deep understanding of sports broadcasting and storytelling.”

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