América Móvil selected Deltatre to provide digital broadcast services for the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympic Games to 17 Latin American countries. The Sports Techie community blog is excited to share this news with fans throughout the region. This comes after the International Olympic Committee awarded the right to América Móvil to broadcast the Olympic Winter Games in 2014 and the Olympic Games in 2016 back in March.
América Móvil y deltatre
América Móvil, S.A.B. de C.V. (“América Móvil”) has selected deltatre to provide multiplatform digital solutions for the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games. The digital sport media group will provide America Móvil a set of solutions for América Móvil’s broadcast of the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games, including Diva, its market-leading video player integrating synchronized sports data and navigation; Podium for real-time interactive sports data for web and mobile; and mobile and tablet applications. The services will use the Microsoft Azure platform.
“This is our first entrance to the world of the Olympics Games”, said Andrés Vázquez del Mercado, Head of Content for América Móvil. “We have invested to acquire the rights for Sochi 2014 and Rio 2016, and will deliver world class digital services across 17 countries. We will give our consumers and Olympic fans a great experience and so have turned to deltatre to deliver their market-leading services for America Móvil”.
Ciaran Quinn, Group Director, Olympics & Partners, deltatre, says: “We are thrilled to be chosen by America Móvil. America Móvil will deliver great Olympic content to the citizens of 17 countries across the Americas, and we look forward to helping them make this a great success.”
América Móvil will showcase the XXII Olympic Winter Games in Sochi, Russia in 2014 and the Games of the XXXI Olympiad in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil in 2016 to a potential of hundreds of millions of Spanish speaking viewers and fans. AMX has acquired broadcast rights on all media platforms across Latin America. The 17 Latin American countries are: Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Uruguay and Venezuela.
JJ Arizmendi, Server Business Lead of Microsoft Mexico, said that he was “pleased that America Móvil once again demonstrated its leadership position in media by selecting Microsoft Azure for all Olympic Games video content to be distributed to web, mobile and tablet devices throughout Mexico and most countries of Central and South America.”
About America Móvil
AMX is the leading provider of wireless services in Latin America. As of September 30, 2013, it had 265 million wireless subscribers and 68.3 million fixed revenue generating units in the Americas.
For more information, please visit www.americamovil.com
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Sports Techie, Head’s up to my relatives in Ecuador and the rest of South and Central America, América Móvil and deltatre will provide your Sports Techie communities Industry leading multiplatform digital solutions for the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games. This sports business arrangement comes just in time for you to get used to your new mobile smartphone and tablet devices you receive as a holiday gift in order to optimize your viewing and social media habits.
The proprietary deltatre Diva solution and Podium real-time interactive sports data tool will use the Microsoft Azure platform to enable América Móvil to broadcast throughout Mexico and the other 16 Sports Techie countries.
Ideally, this pioneering partnership in the Latin American hemisphere will lead to América Móvil signing the 2016 Rio Summer Olympics in Brazil broadcast rights to deltatre after a successful production of the upcoming winter games in Russia.
Three virtual cheers in Spanish to these two cutting edge companies for pushing the envelope of the Sochi fan experience all over Latin America, Olé, Olé, Olé!
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