Living in America, it's sometimes easy to forget the FIFA World Cup is going in Russia. Soccer is not e of the Big Four U.S. sports. Heck, most Americans do not call it by the right name.
But the fact that new downloads of the Fox Sports Go app grew 950 percent during the first week of the World Cup shows there are vast numbers of people living This country watching the matches their phes or tablets.
This quadrennial champiship is going in stadiums scattered around Russia, presenting a challenge for people in the US who want to watch live matches. Many of them are happening during normal business hours, and probably fans watching their games their mobile devices.
That's the most likely explanati why installs the Fox Sports Go app totaled 1.2 milli the first week of the World Cup, compared to just 12,600 the week before, according to Sensor Tower, an analysis firm that tracks iOS and Android app store trends.
Fox's app promises you can "watch every match of the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia live right here FSGO."
(19659006) Sports app downloads way up too
There are other iOS and Android apps that provide access to the World Cup matches, and all of them have an uptick in demand.
First-time downloads of the five leading live TV apps increased 77 percent during the first week of the champiship, according to Sensor Tower. During the June 14 through …