DIRECTV Allows Viewers to Experience World Cup Like Never Before

The much anticipated World Cup: it only happens every 4 years. It’s time to kick off the ultimate soccer event and you can’t be in Brazil for all the action. Luckily, there’s a variety of ways to catch the matches and keep track of all the news whether in the comfort of your home or on the device of your choice when you’re on the go! Tune into ESPN on Channel 206 and ESPN2 on Channel 209 and don’t miss a second of 2014 FIFA World Cup™ coverage as ESPN brings you every match throughout the tournament. To view the full World Cup schedule, please click here.  DIRECTV is also offering soccer fans exclusive extras such as additional camera angles during the matches and extra channels to give its subscribers even better and more World Cup coverage.

Sports Mix Channel
The World Cup Sports Mix channel, available on channel 205 in HD only, will include all networks broadcasting World Cup matches. When there are two matches playing simultaneously, DIRECTV will present a special 2-cell configuration of Sports Mix, allowing viewers to watch both at once.

5-Screen Mosaic
For the first time ever, DIRECTV will provide viewers with a 5 screen mosaic for each World Cup match. The HD-only, 5 screen mosaic, available on channel 400, will feature the Univision East network broadcast in Spanish along with four additional camera angles.

Screen-Shot-2014-06-12-at-10.15.30-AM

Interactive World Cup Portal
Viewers can also get up-to-the-minute scores, team and player stats, schedules, brackets and more with the Interactive World Cup Portal which can be accessed by simply selecting the red button on the remote control while tuned in to any of these World Cup Approved Broadcasters: Univision/ESPN/ESPN Deportes. To view complete details on all DIRECTV’s World Cup features, please click here.

Screen-Shot-2014-06-12-at-11.10.13-AM

For those who want to watch the World Cup matches on the go, a variety of available apps will let you stream the matches, keep track of the action and provide additional cool features.

Official FIFA World Cup App
A virtual ticket to the global stadium, its the best way to join in on all the action. Click here to download.

Univision Deporte App
The Spanish network has an app for streaming every match of the tournament’s first two rounds. Click here to download.

Onefootball Brazil App
A one-stop app for World Cup fans: monitor team’s social media activity, read trending World Cup news, view game results, and watch press conferences and interviews. Click here to download.

GOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOAAAAAL!