BBC Sport has Digital World Cup Coverage Covered
BBC Sport has released its plans for the coverage of the upcoming 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil. The BBC claims that it will provide 24/7 coverage of the tournament across all digital platforms it can, this includes desktops, smartphones, tablets, connected TVs and games consoles.
They will also be producing a daily World Cup breakfast video, which will be made available online each morning from the BBC sport website and BBC iPlayer, as well as on Smart TVs and on iPlayer apps for the smartphone.
As well as having catch-up shows with all of the highlights and live broadcasts on their on demand services, the BBC will obviously have live broadcasts across BBC One, BBC Two and the BBC Three channel.
For those of you who won’t be able to watch 24/7 BBC Sport mobile and tablet apps will offer the fastest match stats and text commentary away from the TV screen, as well as automatic goal alerts so you never have to miss a moment.
The BBC is also offering an interactive iWonder guide to World Cup penalty shootouts with Gary Lineker in the build-up to the World Cup, which will explore where every penalty has been taken in World Cup shootout history.
BBC Sport director Barbara Slater said: “Our aim is for this to be the first truly 24/7 World Cup and we will deliver a complete experience for our audience through both traditional and digital platforms,”
“We’ve put together a great cast of pundits, presenters, commentators and reporters to steer audiences though the tournament and we can’t wait to bring the infectious excitement of this competition to our viewers and listeners wherever and whenever they want it.”
So if you’re a football fan you can now sleep easy knowing that the BBC plans to ensure none of us miss a single goal.