WKF launches online streaming platform

Tuesday, March 14, 2017

The World Karate Federation (WKF) and International Sports Broadcasting (ISB) have launched a new online platform to watch karate events live.

‘Karateworld.tv’ is the new destination for karate fans around the world wanting to catch all the action unfolding at competitions. WKF World Championships, Karate 1- Premier League, European Championships and much more will be now available worldwide.

The newly launched digital subscription service will allow fans to view live events and content in HD quality, with multi-camera coverage and on any device.

Two options are being offered at the new platform: ‘Black Belt’, an annual subscription which gives access to all premium content and live events, and ‘White Belt’ a one-time ticket which provides fans with the opportunity to watch one live event.

Content is available in most countries online excluding territories which have television coverage or pre-existing streaming services.

All five karate 1-Premier League events of the year are being streamed live in HD for the first time, and also for the first time, all medal bouts of tthe karate competition will be available for fans around the world. This includes finals and bronze medal clashes.

The season started in January 2017 in an edition of the Karate 1-Premier League in Paris and continues with the second event of to be held in Rotterdam from 17th to 19th March 2017. The final day of action of the tournament in the Dutch city will be streamed live at Karate World TV.

After Paris and Rotterdam, the 2017 Karate 1-Premier League will go toUAE from 31st March to 2nd April 2017, Morocco from 14th to 16th April 2017 and Germany from 8th to 10th September 2017.

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