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World Cup 2018 breaks viewing records across streaming platforms as soccer fans tune in

Compared to Conviva’s Streaming Data Report from the first quarter of 2018, which saw an average of 20 minutes viewing time per session, the World Cup showed huge engagement. The highest numbers of use by device included Roku, Chromecast, and PlayStation, which clocked in at 115 minutes each, followed by Xbox at 111 minutes and Apple TV at 107 minutes of viewing time on average per unique viewer. – Adam Reed, CNBC

10% of US broadband homes watch esports

YouTube and are the two most popular sites used to watch esports, with 61% of viewers saying that they watch on YouTube and 45% using Twitch. More than one-half of viewers use more than one platform to watch esports. – Broadband TV News

A World Cup match was the ‘most-watched’ Spanish livestream ever

The World Cup started last week, and with all the livestreaming options, it’s no surprise that the matches have already attracted an enormous amount of views. But yesterday’s match between Argentina and Croatia broke a new record when its Telemundo digital broadcast became the most-watched Spanish-language livestream in history with 4.3 million livestreams, which racked up a total of 68 million minutes viewed. – David Lumb, Engadget

How to Watch the 2018 World Cup Online

Internet TV Services: Cord-cutters have other options without subscribing to a traditional pay-TV service, as several internet TV services carry Fox broadcast networks and FS1. Those include Dish Network’s Sling TV, AT&T’s DirecTV Now, YouTube TV, Hulu With Live TV, Sony PlayStation Vue and FuboTV. (Note that not all packages include access to local Fox stations in all areas or FS1.) – Todd Spangler, Variety
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