Monthly Archives: June 2020

SportsMax powers live sports streaming with Harmonic

US company Harmonic announced that SportsMax, leading sports channel in the Caribbean an a subsidiary of the Digicel Group, is using Harmonics VOS 360  live streaming platform for the recently launched SportsMax app.  SportsMax app broadcasts several sports competitions, such as the English Premier League; NBA (US basketball league); tournaments developed in the Caribbean, like [...]

Italian football league temporarily cancels its broadcasts in Brazil with DAZN

As reported by the Brazilian website Trivela, Serie A, the Italian football professional league, has temporarily cancelled the rights to air the competition through the OTT DAZN in Brazil, in order to renegotiate them. The OTT is the only one broadcasting all the Italian football league matches in the country, which resumed its activities recently [...]

Win Sports not to charge its premium channel’s monthly subscription in July

Colombian pay TV channel Win Sports announced that it will not charge July monthly subscription for Win Sports+, its new premium option launched last January. The channel reported that, although protocols to resume the Professional Football League in Colombia have already been presented, it has decided not to charge the coming month subscription, until an [...]

Globo could lose the next FIFA World Cup TV broadcasting rights

As reported by several Brazilian specialized websites, Globo will not pay the USD 90 million fee for the TV rights of the coming 2022 FIFA World Cup, to be held in Qatar. According to the agreement ran between Globo and FIFA, the payment must be made today. According to the information reported by UOL Esporte, [...]

Brazilian Government changes football TV broadcasting rules

Brazilian Government announced changes in the rules to apply the rights to broadcast sports events. Through the Provisional Measure (PM) N ° 984 (2020), Jair Bolsonaros Government will make changes on Law N° 9.615 (1998), known as the Pele Law, which establishes that, in football events, both clubs should have agreements with the same company [...]

Fox Sports directs its sale in Mexico

As reported by the Mexican website Mediotiempo, Fox Sports would already have a buyer in Mexico. The channels sale  in the country is one of the requirements imposed on The Walt Disney Company by the Telecommunications Federal Institute (IFT) to approve Disney-Fox merger, which took place in March last year.  According to information given by [...]

Stats Perform extends its partnership with Conmebol to sports betting venues

Stats Perform, the SportsTech leader in data and AI technology, announced it has extended its current partnership agreement with Conmebol, to collect and distribute ultra-fast data and players statistics for licensed betting venues.  The agreement extends an existing partnership between Conmebol and Stats Perform for the official right to distribute matches of Conmebol Club Competitions [...]

Win Sports adds new program to discuss about Colombian football

The Colombian pay TV channel Win Sports announced the arrival of Especiales Win Sports: Volviendo a la Cancha, which aims to reflect on different topics related to football. There are three special programs lasting an hour and a half, that are beingbroadcast on June 13th, 20th and 27th, in which coaches from Colombian football teams [...]

AMCNI-LA to represent Flamengo Esports advertising sales

AMC Networks International Latin America (AMCNI-LA) announced it has ran an agreement with Simplicity Esports and Gaming Company  to exclusively represent Brazilian football club Flamengos Esports department -called Flamengo Esports- advertising sales. Initially created as a football club, Flamengo has a great numbers of followers, especially in Brazil, and its new version, Flamengo Esports is [...]

Sports channels in Chile and Mexico recover their usual grids with the return of professional football

Chilean Professional Football National Association (ANFP) and Mexican Professional Football Leagues (Liga MX) President, Enrique Bonilla Barrutia, officially confirmed the return of professional football activities in both countries. The first country to resume professional football will be Mexico on July 24th, while Chile will do so a week later, on July 31st, although official government [...]