BBC Sport goes digital for live coverage of World Cup in Brazil

BBC Sport will deliver the first 24/7 World Cup from Brazil, bringing audiences enhanced live coverage, every single goal, expert analysis, breaking news, exclusive online content and interactive features across any device, at any time.
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BBC Sport will deliver the first 24/7 World Cup from Brazil, bringing audiences enhanced live coverage, every single goal, expert analysis, breaking news, exclusive online content and interactive features across any device, at any time.

Fans can view content at bbc.co.uk/worldcup and through the BBC Sport apps for mobiles and tablets and on connected TVs.

BBC Sport’s dedicated live World Cup page will combine all the BBC’s live digital coverage in one place, allowing audiences to access live video, radio and text updates wherever and whenever they want.

The live World Cup page also complements the BBC’s broadcast coverage, as audiences can open it up on a handheld device or laptop while watching the match on TV or connected TVs.

The BBC Sport website and connected TV app will offer highlights of every single match as soon as the final whistle blows, full match replays for BBC TV games and a range of other clips. All World Cup TV programmes broadcast on BBC One, BBC Two and BBC Three will also be available for catch-up on BBC iPlayer.

BBC Sport will offer a range of activities and content across its Facebook, Google+, Instagram and Twitter accounts. This will include exclusive behind-the-scenes footage and daily live Q&A sessions. Users can also take part in match analysis through polls by voting directly from social media accounts or the BBC Sport live World Cup page.

The BBC will also curate the best contributions from across social media, sharing comments and user-generated content and including them in the BBC’s live broadcast and online coverage.

The BBC Sport connected TV app is now available on over 550 devices and will offer a dedicated World Cup 2014 Homescreen. In addition, the BBC Red Button will offer extra coverage, including a number of archived matches in the run-up to the tournament, selected full match replays including all England games, and match highlights throughout the World Cup.

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