SPECIAL REPORT: Russian Stadia Feature Tripleplay Digital Signage and IPTV Platform to Deliver World Cup Action for Fans

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The Luzhniki Stadium where the World Cup finals will be held on 15 July
Tripleplay’s IPTV, Digital Signage and HD Encoder has been installed at Russia’s National Stadium, Luzhniki Stadium and Spartak Stadium (Otkritie Arena) and are delivering an improved fan experience and a modern fan engagement platform.

 

Luzhniki Stadium, located to the south west of Moscow, has a capacity of 81,000, making it the largest stadium in Russia and one of the largest in Europe and the destination venue for the 2018 World Cup Final. Having been opened in 1956, the stadium is no stranger to holding large sporting events, having been the main stadium at the 1980 Olympic games, as well as hosting the UEFA Cup Final, UEFA Champions League Final and World Championships in Athletics.

Spartak Stadium, home to Russia’s most successful club FC Spartak Moscow, is located in the North West of the city and has a capacity of 45,000.

The stadia have chosen Tripleplay’s technology to deliver content to the fans, ensuring that they don’t miss a second of the action. In total, there are over 700 screens of Tripleplay Digital Signage and IPTV delivered on Samsung SSP screens, used to deliver the content across the concourse including the corporate boxes, concourse and food and beverage areas at the Luzhniki Stadium. Over 180 screens have been deployed at the Spartak Stadium using Amino STB technology, with both projects delivered via Tripleplay’s local distributor, Brullov and partner, Lanit.

Carlos Amorós, GM EMEA at Tripleplay commented, “We are extremely proud to have been selected by Luzhniki Stadium and Spartak Stadium for this exciting project. Tripleplay has been deployed in some of the world’s most prestigious sports stadia and arena and this is excellent validation as to why we are the industry leader for professional Digital Signage and IPTV.”

Tripleplay’s Digital Signage and IPTV platform is already used in venues including Atlético Madrid, Chelsea FC, Daytona International Speedway, Twickenham Stadium and Fenerbahce.

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