Aldea and Rusia are ready

Aldea announce that it will be delivering live coverage of the 2018 FIFA World Cup from Russia to fourteen major broadcasters around the world, including customers in Australia, Argentina, Brazil, Mexico, South Africa, and Uruguay.


Aldea has transmitted the FIFA World Cup to major media companies and broadcasters around the world since 2006.

“We continue to respond to customers’ evolving needs with the most technologically advanced solutions in the industry, and for this World Cup, 4K will be the big thing. This is one of the reasons numerous customers choose to work with us repeatedly over the years”, said Aldea CEO, Lionel Bentolila. He also added that “Aldea’s world-class engineering and support teams have the experience and expertise to fully manage the multi-faceted complexities involved with  transmitting a large international sporting event”.

To ensure the best possible service and experience for its customers during this prestigious and widelyviewed global event, Aldea is deploying diverse high-capacity fiber-based routes out of Russia to ensure minimal latency, high reliability and protection, and is implementing the highest-quality transport and video encoding technology platforms. Aldea will be interconnected at the International Broadcasting Center (IBC) in Moscow, Russia for the complete duration of the event, from the opening match on June 14 through to the final match on July 15.The event will be managed by an experienced 24x7 technical support team in Moscow, as well as a dedicated operations and monitoring team at Aldea’s headquarters in Montreal, Canada.

As technology continues to evolve and push the boundaries of what is possible in the domain of global video distribution, Aldea has invested in the relevant innovations to ensure its portfolio of services respond to consumers’ changing viewing habits. In addition to the traditional High Definition (HD) services Aldea will provide Ultra-High Definition (UHD) to numerous broadcasters during the 2018 FIFA World Cup. Aldea supplements these services with audio and data connectivity to provide its clients with full end-to-end integrated solutions.

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