Tripleplay’s IPTV and Digital Signage platform and HD Encoder have been installed at Russia’s Luzhniki Stadium and Spartak Stadium (Otkritie Arena), delivering an improved fan experience and increasing fan engagement.
Luzhniki Stadium, located to the south west of Moscow, is Russia’s national stadium and the venue for the 2018 World Cup Final. Opened in 1956, the 81,000 capacity stadium was also the main stadium at the 1980 Olympic games, and has also hosted 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 stadiums 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.”