Bell secures Canadian broadcast rights to FIFA World Cup thru 2022

Bell Media and the Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) have announced a deal which gives Bell exclusive Canadian broadcast rights to 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia, 2022 FIFA World Cup Qatar and FIFA Women’s World Cup Canada 2015.

The agreement means FIFA World Cup coverage in Canada will air in English on CTV, TSN and in French on RDS. Bell also secured mobile and internet streaming rights for Canada.

CBC and Rogers to air Women’s World Cup of Soccer

CBC Sports and Rogers Sportsnet announced last week that the two networks will join forces in June to broadcast every match of the 2011 FIFA Women’s World Cup of soccer.

The competition begins Sunday, June 26, with Canada opening the tournament against host Germany, and ends with the final on June 17th.

CBC draws record audiences for World Cup Final

A record number of Canadians tuned into coverage of the 2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa final on Sunday according to BBM overnight measurements.

Spain’s victory over the Netherlands attracted an average audience of 5.13 million to CBC while an average audience of 685,000 tuned in to Radio-Canada Télévision.

How to watch the World Cup finals in 3D

Telus, Shaw Direct and Rogers have all announced they will broadcast the final two games of the 2010 World Cup Soccer Championship in side-by-side 3D.

The 3D match for third place will air on Saturday, July 10 at 2:30 pm ET while the championship match airs on Sunday, July 11 at 2:30 pm ET.

Telus to broadcast World Cup final in 3D

Telus announced today that it will broadcast the final two games of the 2010 World Cup Soccer Championship in 3D. The broadcasts will be pickups from ESPN’s new 3D Channel in the U.S.

In order to watch the 3D broadcasts, Telus TV subscribers will also need a 3DTV and special 3D glasses.

Sirius XM World Cup Schedule announced

Satellite radio broadcaster Sirius XM has announced details regarding its broadcast of all 64 matches of the 2010 FIFA World Cup live from South Africa from June 11 through July 11.

The satellite radio broadcaster says XM listeners and Sirius listeners with the “Best of XM” will hear ESPN Radio’s English language broadcasts of every match, along with multiple foreign language broadcasts.

2010 FIFA World Cup coming to Rogers On Demand

ogers Communications announced this week it would make all 64 2010 FIFA World Cup matches available for viewing on its Rogers Video on demand service.

With nearly two-thirds of tournament matches broadcast live from South Africa on CBC, Radio-Canada and Teletino during the Canadian workday, the on demand option will be welcome by many soccer fans.

Score announces exclusive FIFA World Cup programming

Score Media and the CBC last week announced a broadcasting deal which will provide the Score Television Network with exclusive 2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa content for Canadian viewers.

Under the terms of the deal, the CBC is giving The Score access to extended highlights of each World Cup match and content to provide additional coverage of every team.