NBC UNIVERSO and Telemundo, the official Spanish-language broadcaster of the FIFA World Cup™ in the U.S. across all video platforms, announced details of their plans to telecast four 2015 FIFA Soccer Events.
Both networks will deliver 560 hours of soccer action in 2015. The extensive 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.
Between May and October of this year, Telemundo and NBC UNIVERSO will showcase exclusive content including country and player profiles, behind-the-scenes footage from each venue, pre-match analyses and every play-by-play call.
The content will be available across multiple platforms including live telecasts, live streams, VOD, Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.
Telemundo and NBC UNIVERSO will stream live:
* All 52 matches of the Men’s U-20 national teams, hosted by New Zealand from May 30 to June 20.
* All 52 matches the FIFA Women’s World Cup™ matches taking place June 6 through July 5.
* The Men’s FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup hosted by Portugal will take place July 9 to July 19.
* FIFA World Cup competition of 2015 featuring U-17 national teams, which will take the pitch in Chile from October 17 to November 8.
Telemundo will also air live 10 matches including all competition involving the Mexican National Team, two Round 16 matches, two Quarter Final matches, one Semifinal and the Championship Final.
The NBC UNIVERSO telecasts will include 21 live matches, including the FIFA U-20 World Cup Opening Match, all USA National Team group stage matches, two Mexican National Team simulcasts, four Round 16 matches, two Quarterfinal matches and one Semifinal match. NBC UNIVERSO will also air an encore presentation of the Championship Final.
Sportscaster Andrés Cantor, who has made the call during every FIFA World Cup since 1990,
will lead coverage for both Telemundo and NBC UNIVERSO during the 2015 FIFA World Cup competitions.
The talent roster of sports broadcasters includes Emmy-award winner Sammy Sadovnik; and former Mexican soccer players Carlos Hermosillo and Manuel Sol.