Telefonica Chile has reached an agreement with Chile’s telecoms ministry, regional TV association Arcatel and the channel TVN to broadcast matches in the forthcoming Copa America tournament on local free-to-air channels in HD. TVN will provide the HD signal and Telefonica the technical support to deliver the live stream to regional channels in a total of 17 Chilean cities. The Copa America football tournament is being held in Chile from 11 June to 04 July.
Telefonica has also launched a smartphone app, dubbed Movistar Copa America, with live streaming of all matches throughout the tournament as well as on-demand videos of the goals for all Movistar customers