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  • Telefonica News: Movistar TV to offer exclusive broadcasts of qualifying matches for UEFA Euro 2016 and the 2018 FIFA World Cup April 24th, 2014

    - UEFA has awarded Movistar TV broadcasting rights for the next four years. 
    - With these games, the offering of live football on Movistar TV is set to become the most comprehensive on the market

    Madrid, 23 th. April 2014.- Movistar TV will be broadcasting exclusively for spanish market the 546 official matches between European teams in the qualifying stages forUEFA EURO 2016 and the 2018 FIFA World Cup as a result of being awarded broadcasting rights by UEFA over the next four years.

    From September, Movistar TV will also be incorporating its own channel dedicated exclusively to international football on which fans can follow all the European teams through the qualifying stages for the final stages that are to be held in France in 2016 and in Russia in 2018. The matches of the national team available in open television networks  will be also available on deferred transmission on Movistar TV.

    On this channel customers will also have simultaneous access to all the matches, even when they are played at the same time, through multiple simultaneous signals.

    In addition, the new Movistar TV channel dedicated to international football means an expansion of self-produced programming on the television platform. Currently Movistar TV already offers two theme channels dedicated to sports, Movistar MotoGP and Movistar F1, where motor racing fans can enjoy more than 30 hours of live broadcasts from each Grand Prix and six HD channels to choose from during each race. 

    The qualifying matches for European teams are now being added to the main club competitions which were already offered on Movistar TV, such as the Liga BBVA, the Champions League and the Europa League. This means that Movistar TV will now be featuring the most comprehensive live football offering on the market.

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