Comcast Is The Exclusive Home Of Complete Live 4K Coverage for The FIFA Women’s World Cup France 2019™

In Both English And Spanish From Fox And Telemundo...
(Courtesy of Comcast)

Comcast today announced Xfinity X1 is the exclusive home of live 4K coverage in both English and Spanish for the FIFA Women’s World Cup from FOX and Telemundo, enabling customers to enjoy every moment in pristine 4K ultra high-definition.

In addition, Xfinity TV customers will have access to a robust soccer destination that aggregates all of the live, on demand and streaming events in one place, along with real-time scores, standings, highlights, and more.  

“The Women’s World Cup will be one of the biggest sporting events of 2019, so we made Xfinity the best place to watch it by providing our customers with every minute of every match, live in 4K UHD, in both English and Spanish,” said Vito Forlenza, Executive Director, Product Management for Comcast Cable. “And once again, we’re excited to bring it all together in a comprehensive, bilingual viewing experience that makes following all the action of the tournament easier than ever, whether at home or on the go.”

The Xfinity X1 soccer experience for the FIFA Women’s World Cup™ includes:

  • Complete 4K Coverage – Live coverage of all 52 World Cup matches in both English and Spanish in stunning 4K ultra high-definition.
  • Bilingual X1 Interface and Voice Control – The ability to personalize and navigate the guide, and control the on-screen experience in English or Spanish.
  • Tournament Hub – Comprehensive tournament destination that aggregates and integrates all live, on demand, and streaming World Cup programming and must-see moments in one place, easily accessible by saying “Soccer” or “Women’s World Cup” into the voice remote. Hub features include a scoreboard, team previews, player profiles, instant replays on demand, match highlights, virtual channels, and more.
  • Virtual Channels – Dedicated World Cup virtual channels will showcase the best moments of the tournament, including the most impressive goals, trending highlights, news, and analysis. X1 customers can watch all the videos featured in a channel’s playlist or browse the videos they care about most by saying “World Cup Highlights.”
  • On-Screen Companion – Live scores, schedules, standings, brackets, pre-game, in-game and post-game stats and analytics easily viewable on the TV alongside any live match with the X1 Sports App.
  • Notifications – Favorite teams and receive alerts when they are about to begin playing right on the TV or via text message to a mobile device that links directly into the Xfinity Stream app.
  • iVOD – Instantly restart any match from the beginning on FS1, FS2 and Universo and on Fox and Telemundo in select markets, even if it’s still happening, or watch the full replay immediately afterward.

Xfinity customers can catch the action anytime, anywhere with the Xfinity Stream app and portal. With Xfinity Stream, customers can stream all the action on computers and laptops, anywhere in the country, including live matches from FOX (in select markets), FS1, FS2, Telemundo (in select markets) and Universo, full-event replays and highlights on demand, pre-game predictions and post-game analysis.

The 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup™ takes place in France from June 7 to July 7, involving 24 women’s national teams playing a total of 52 matches in nine cities. Two networks have exclusive broadcasting rights in the U.S. – with FOX/FS1/FS2 serving as the exclusive English-language broadcaster and Telemundo/Universo serving as the exclusive Spanish-language broadcaster.

Of course the Women’s World Cup isn’t the only time Xfinity has offered 4K.  After all, Xfinity offers customers the largest 4K library that aggregates 4K programming from Netflix, Amazon Prime Video, YouTube and more (as long as the viewer as a 4K TV and a 4K box from Xfinity).  In years past, Xfinity has made signature events available in 4K on demand including the Olympics and World Cup.  Interested customers can have a 4K box shipped to them or they can arrange for a professional installation. 

For more information about X1, customers can visit www.xfinity.com/X1.


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