With the upcoming FIFA World cup available in 4K, E-Vision announced the availability of Premium Sports channels in 4K on eLife, becoming the first telecom operator in the UAE to achieve this technological milestone and set an industry benchmark.
E-Vision, the technology and content provider arm of Etisalat, was first in the region to launch regular 4K Ultra High Definition channels on the eLife platform in 2017. Now with the latest agreement with beIN Media Group to broadcast all the live matches on eLife platform, Football fans in the UAE will have the opportunity to watch 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia also in 4K, on channel 772 in English and channel 773 in Arabic.
On June 3rd, Etisalat announced an agreement with beIN to provide World Cup match packages. Subscribers can sign-up for a one-off standalone fee of Dh555, excluding VAT, to view all 64 Fifa World Cup games from Russia this month. The subscription price represents a Dh100 increase from the World Cup 2014 tournament staged in Brazil.
eLife subscribers will enjoy the matches with a truly immersive 4K experience in superbly detailed definition, crisp image and color depth even at close range. E-vision also provides eLife with hundreds of Hollywood movies and TV series in 4K, bringing eLife subscribers to the next level of true cinema experience from the comfort of their home.