FIFA has opened two invites to tender (ITT) concurrently in Poland for the media rights to the FIFA Women’s World Cup 2023™ and the FIFA World Cup 2026™, FIFA’s flagship ladies’s and males’s competitions.
The first ITT is for the media rights to the FIFA Women’s World Cup 2023™, which can happen in Australia and New Zealand. The second ITT is for the media rights to the FIFA World Cup 2026™, which is about to be hosted by Canada, Mexico and the USA.
Both the FIFA Women’s World Cup 2023™ and the FIFA World Cup 2026™ will characteristic new remaining competitors codecs with expanded participation: 32 groups (beforehand 24) will compete in the primary-ever FIFA Women’s World Cup™ to be co-hosted by two nations, and the primary 48-staff FIFA World Cup™ (beforehand 32) shall be held in 2026.
Since its inception in 1991, the FIFA Women’s World Cup™ has grown exponentially to declare the crown of probably the most-watched single-sport occasion for ladies globally, the newest version – the FIFA Women’s World Cup France 2019™ – attracting a document viewers of over 1.1 billion viewers, and smashing home viewing figures in many territories.
The FIFA World Cup™ is probably the most prestigious competitors in soccer and has a common attraction that reaches far past sport. The 2018 version reached a document viewers of over 3.5 billion distinctive viewers – greater than half of the worldwide inhabitants – throughout linear TV and digital broadcast media.
The tender processes will enable FIFA to choose the media corporations which can be greatest positioned to safe the required transmission commitments and to obtain FIFA’s goals of offering giant publicity for its competitions and providing followers a excessive-high quality viewing expertise.
Media corporations or organisations wishing to take part in any of those tender processes can request the ITT by electronic mail. Interested events ought to contact Poland-Media-Rights@fifa.org.
Submissions to FIFA have to be acquired by 10:00 CEST on Tuesday, 27 April 2021.
Through the sale of media rights for its soccer tournaments, FIFA generates earnings which is crucial to assist and develop soccer world wide, for occasion by means of the FIFA Forward Football Development Programme.