The world Cup kicked off at 4 p.m. on Thursday afternoon – but not for some people stream the match on the website of ITV, who missed the start of the tournament.
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Viewers reported that the online streaming service revealed the announcement of the betting company in the opening match against host Russia Saudi Arabia began in Moscow.
All 64 matches of the world Cup will be shown live on British television, ITV and bi-Bi-si separation the rights to show matches on their traditional channels and associated online services.
Bi-bi-si, the journalism trainer Marc blank-settle expressed surprise the audience “missed the beginning of the first game, because the player ITV showed the advertising” and said it was “not a problem you ever have with bi-Bi-si”.
ITV also attracted complaints about the quality of their online broadcasts, with some viewers suggesting instead they will use an illegal pirate streams, apparently to get the best picture quality. The audience also noted that the volume of AD-supported service was automatically louder during commercial breaks, and one suggested on Twitter, it made it hard to watch football “secretly at work”.
A representative from ITV said that the investigation into why viewers missed the kick-off: “for a small number of viewers watching the hub PC and mobile scheduled commercial break was ahead by 30 seconds due to a technical problem and we’re investigating how this happened.”
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A failure affects only people watching on the computer and iPhone, with people streaming match on your Android phones without any changes.
Questions ITV with live streaming of the opening match of the World Cup now reaching for nearly a decade. In 2010, launched an experimental web service named ITV live, which buckled under the demand of people trying to watch the hosts South Africa open city tournament on their game against Mexico.
Four years later, the broadcaster is back with ITV player. However, again, the flow crashed after viewers attempted to watch the Brazil open tournament, with a spokesperson attributing idle “unprecedented numbers of users during this game.”
There were no reports of problems with the main channel itv1, with fans focusing on the observation of the commentator Clyde Tyldesley during the match that “Stalin was a real ‘Tasha”.