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Telemundo Deportes has unveiled its US coverage plans for the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia, across two TV networks and digital.

world cup 30 nov 2017The Hispanic network will show more than 500 hours of World Cup-related programming across Telemundo Network and its sister cable network Universo, and more than 1,000 hours of original content across Telemundo Deportes’ digital platforms.

As the exclusive Spanish-language home of the event, taking place from 14 June to 15 July 2018, Telemundo and its cable network Universo will broadcast all 64 games live: 56 airing on Telemundo and eight on Universo. In addition, all the matches will stream live via the Telemundo Deportes’ En Vivo app and TelemundoDeportes.com.

“We have been looking forward to Russia 2018 since 2011 when Telemundo, with the support of NBCUniversal, became the new Spanish-language home of the FIFA World Cup,” said Ray Warren, president of Telemundo Deportes. “As we approach the World Cup Draw this Friday and the World Cup Finals next June, we at Telemundo and NBCUniversal renew our commitment to deliver the highest quality, most consumed, and most talked about FIFA World Cup coverage in the event’s history.”