DIRECTV, the world's most popular video service, will be the leading distributor of 2010 FIFA World Cup™ coverage in the Western Hemisphere, delivering all 64 matches of the tournament in HD to more viewers than any other video provider. More than 25.6 million DIRECTV customers in the U.S. and Latin America, will have access to every World Cup match, including 25 matches in 3D from ESPN 3D for U.S. viewers.
The 19th FIFA World Cup will kick off June 11 with the match between host South Africa and North American regional power Mexico and will be available to DIRECTV's U.S. customers in 3D. For a complete schedule of matches and more information visit www.directv.com/2010worldcup
. ESPN 3D is part of DIRECTV's 3D lineup that will also feature three dedicated 3D channels, including N3D™ powered by Panasonic, launching later this month.