DirecTV relaunches sports VOD, streaming app for LATAM

DetailsJuan Fernandez Gonzalez | 15 December 2014

Following the success of its FIFA World Cup mobile app last summer in Latin America, DirecTV Sports has relaunched its app for multiscreen, video-on-demand (VOD), live streaming and social TV.

dtvsportsappTogether with a redesigned website, the cable and satellite network will deliver the best European and Latin American football, tennis, basketball and baseball, among other sports, to mobile screens. In addition to live streaming, subscribers will be able to watch the latest games on-demand.

The app is also designed to focus on social TV, enabling users to share content and interact with social networks. In addition to VOD and live streaming, the app includes statistics, news and DirecTV Sports programming.

The new mobile platform is designed for tablets and smartphones, and is available for Android and iOS devices, while the website has been redesigned to become a browser platform. Through, more VOD and live streaming will be available, including repeats of the live action, different cameras to choose from, and live statistics on the field, together with access to DirecTV news and the channel's blog with the match analysis.

The app works in the same way as the World Cup app, launched last June which became one of the most downloaded football-related apps in the region.