Mediapro Brings its World Cup Coverage to an End

More than 250 staff from 6 different countries with 20 OB vans, 30 ENG’s and 15 DSNG’s were used to cover the event

Mediapro’s huge technical deployment for its World Cup coverage from Brazil included 20 OB vans, 30 ENG teams, 10 LiveU systems, 15 DSNG’s and saw 250 staff involved in the project from a host of different countries: Spain, Portugal, Rumania, France, Argentina and Brazil.

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Mediapro provided broadcast services for a host of TV stations including: beIN Sport (full HD), Argentine public TV, Fox, ESPN and Gol Televisión, which saw José Sanchís, Axel Torres, Joan Capdevila, Jordi Domínguez, Ricardo Rosety and Carolina García bringing viewers all the latest news from Brazil. Technical highlights included the raised stage on the beach in Rio using the new Rosco View system which allows users to control the external light entering the studio and the studio bus rigged up with a regie system and 3 cameras and satellite transmission for Argentine public TV and Fox.

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A 100-strong team from Mediapro Brazil were based in the RFEF facilities in Curitiba. The city hosted all the non-sporting services for the Spanish team such as the Mediacenter for 125 journalists, 30 camera stands, radio and TV studios, training ground technical equipment (lights, equipment for media outlets) Internet services and streaming (100MB in the Mediacenter and 50 MB for Spanish TV stations to be streamed into the players’ rooms), electrical equipment, generators and safety equipment.

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The World Cup was the biggest event ever on the social networking sites
The integration of the social networking sites in Gol Televisión over the course of the World Cup generated more than 122 million tweets and the #GolMundial hashtag attracted 41,000 mentions in Spain

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Gol Televisión was the World Cup channel par excellence, being the only channel which broadcast the entire tournament live with an around the clock programming schedule focused on bringing viewers all the latest news from Brazil and with maximum audience interaction.

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