There are many advantages to living in a country with a high Windows Phone market share like Italy, such as a dedicated Sky TV app for example.
Another perk appears to be a dedicated World Cup 2014 app by carrier 3 Italia.
The app, ‘Diretta Brasile 2014’, was developer on conjunction with DataSport, is designed to keep smartphone users up to date with the latest news about the month-long sporting event.
Apart from keeping track of the latest World Cup news, the app includes a Tweet VIP section to follow all tweets published on Twitter by the tournament’s leading protagonists, a Live section to follow matches in real time, a Table and Statistics section as well as a special section on the Italian national team.
Through the app, you can:
- Discover the latest news from the field, with a detail on the Italian team
- Follow the live coverage of all matches scheduled
- Consult the scoreboard to display the calendar, elimination rounds, the knockout stage and the top scorer
- See the cards of all the participating teams
- See the cards of the players of the Italian National
- See the cards of the stadiums where the matches are played
- See the history of the world
- See the photo gallery with the best pictures
- Consult the list of VIPs Tweet
Italians can download the app for free from the Windows Phone Store here.