Streaming of live sports events via Smart TVs and connected devices is becoming a popular distribution channel for broadcasters and rights owners
London, UK (PRWEB UK) 11 September 2014
The app has been developed by leading Smart TV and connected TV app developers TV App Agency following the successful development of Mediapro’s Gol Mundial app which provided users coverage of the 2014 FIFA World Cup exclusively in high definition.
The Gol Stadium Smart TV app will provide users with both Live TV and Video-on-Demand content from more than 13 football competitions including La Liga and Copa Del Rey matches, UEFA Europa League, English Premier League, Copa Libertadores as well as other football league matches. Users can access additional features such as league tables, match highlights, match calendars and stats to keep up to date with the 2014/15 football season.
TV App Agency have also developed the Gol Stadium app for the Nintendo Wii U gaming console which features a dual screen experience using both the main TV screen and the gamepad second screen. Nintendo Wii U users will be able to watch all the action on the main screen whilst using their Nintendo gamepad to explore the app.
Bruno Pereira, TV App Agency Director and Co-Founder, said "Streaming of live sports events via Smart TVs and connected devices is becoming a popular distribution channel for broadcasters and rights owners as shown by the success of Mediapro’s Gol Mundial Smart TV app.”
Natxo Imaz Erdioza, Technical Director at Mediapro said “One of the objectives of Mediapro is to allow everyone to watch football anywhere, anytime and from any device in high quality. This is the purpose of Gol Stadium App’’
The application is available to download in Spain on Samsung Smart TV and will be available on the Nintendo Wii U gaming console and Sony Smart TV later in the year. For more information on Mediapro please visit http://www.mediapro.es/ or visit http://www.tvappagency.com for more information on the Smart TV apps.
About TV App Agency
TV App Agency works with leading brands to help them understand, plan, develop and succeed with their apps on a wide range of connected devices. The TV App Engine is a ‘Develop Once/Deploy to Many’ cross platform app compiler that is available as a Software as a Service (SaaS) offer and which delivers low cost, maximum reach, faster to market apps for brands through the generation of a single source code to deploy and maintain across most Smart TV platforms.
The Mediapro Group is a leading technical services supplier to the audio-visual sector. The company produces and distributes audio-visual content, administers and distributes sporting events, is a film and interactive content producer and supplier of post-production services. It also forms part of its post-production activity and signal transmission, creation, design and production of thematic channels, the generation of interactive content, global distribution of content, music production, consulting on the business of TV and sport; technical broadcast engineering, the marketing services, marketing communication and advertising, and the production and distribution of entertainment.