Broadcast in more than 200 countries, the World Cup is one of the world's most widely viewed sporting events. This year, Comcast offers even more ways than ever to experience the World Cup 2014 anytime, anywhere, on any device and in multiple languages.
Customers will have access to live coverage of all 64 matches in both Spanish and English on Univision, UniMás, and ESPN, keeping up with the latest scores via the X1 Sports app, and even streaming the games on the go. Plus, every match will be available in Spanish on XFINITY On Demand immediately after the start time, marking the first time that Comcast has leveraged Instant On Demand to make such a broad selection of time-shifted content available in a language other than English.
This year, XFINITY customers can enjoy a one-of-a-kind World Cup experience across devices:
• Instant On Demand, will give Spanish-speaking customers the ability to access World Cup matches on Univision and UniMás immediately after the live broadcast begins via XFINITY On Demand.
• XFINITY On Demand will feature more than 350 unique pieces of World Cup-related programming, such as replays, the Opening and Closing ceremonies and more. Over 200 of these On Demand choices will be in Spanish, including special features and team biographies from partner networks beIN Sports, Fox Deportes and Telemundo, as well as 16 soccer-themed films and documentaries from Cine Sony, ViendoMovies, FOX Life, Discovery en Español, NUVOtv, and Cinelatino.
• The X1 Sports app will act as an interactive companion guide for our X1 customers to quickly find, discover and directly access all of the great content available.
• The XFINITY Latino Entertainment Channel (XLEC), the industry’s only Spanish-language channel available at no additional charge to more than 20 million subscriber homes, will be transformed into a one-stop shop for all things World Cup, including direct links to matches, simulcasts of special Brasil 2014 programming from various Spanish- and English-language sports networks, a news crawl, daily news updates, video and photos, results, standings and more.
• For the first time, customers will be able to stream all World Cup matches live from ESPN via the XFINITY TV Go app and online at xfinity.com/worldcup and xfinity.com/mundial.
• Brazil 2014 will be the first SEEiT World Cup, letting both Spanish and English-speaking customers select viewing options directly from conversations happening on Twitter, including the ability to tune their TV directly to a match, set a reminder to watch it, or even set their DVR to record it.
The games will continue through July 13. See the full schedule on xfinity.com/worldcup.