Monthly Archives: August 2020

Claro now available in the esports market through 9z Team

The professional esports company 9z Team announced days ago an agreement with Claro (America Móvil) for the telecommunications company to become the main sponsor of the team and, thus, enter the esports industry. As part of the agreement, 9z Team fans will be able to find on Claro Streaming, Claro’s new platform recently launched in [...]

Globo not to broadcast Formula 1 in 2021

Brazilian Globo Group has recently announced its decision not to renew the TV rights agreement of Formula 1, the highest motorsport competition worldwide, for the 2021 season. The current agreement for Brazil, through which Globo broadcasts the races, classification and trainings on FTA TV (TV Globo) and pay TV (Sportv), is scheduled to finish at [...]

Turner resumes Professional Football League’s broadcasts in Chile

Chilean National Professional Football Association (ANFP) confirmed days ago the return of Professional Football in the country for last Saturday, August 29th, after being canceled in March due to the Coronavirus pandemic. The entity also published the schedule of pending matches canceled because of the pandemic, as well as those of the ninth fixture date [...]

Fanatiz launches global partnership with Tigo Sports

Fanatiz announced the addition of Tigo Sports to its content portfolio. This way, the channel directly broadcasts the main matches of the different tournaments of the National Football League of Guatemala, and of the National Futsal League. In addition, Tigo Sports offers users news programming and the best sports analysis shows. Fanatiz subscribers will also [...]

Dataxis debates on how to integrate esports into the pay TV business

Dataxis held last Thursday, August 20th, a new virtual panel, entitled How to integrate E-Sports, kings of social distancing, into pay TV business. The panel featured different executives from the industry, such as Leo De Biase, Chief Relationship Officer at Bad Boy Leeroy; Jonathan Cisterna, General Manager at Temporada de Juegos; Damian Szafirsztein, Team Owner [...]

Sports TV Rights to own Bolivian football TV broadcasting rights until 2024

Days after the Bolivian Football Federation (FBF) announced the companies that submitted their offers for the Professional Football League TV broadcasting rights in the country, such as Tigo (Millicom) and GolTV (Tenfield), finally Sports TV Rights will be the one who will own the rights to broadcast Bolivian local football for the 2021-2024 period, as [...]

Band renews agreement with DAZN to broadcast Brasileirão’s C series

Brazilian company Grupo Bandeirantes announced days ago it has renewed the  agreement  it had run in 2019 DAZN to broadcast the Brasileirãos C series matches. As reported by several specialized websites in Brazil, the renewal will last until the end of the competition, and will be valid until January 31st, 2021. Matches will be broadcast [...]

Titan Channel is now available in Bolivia for Comteco digital subscribers

On August 12th, Bolivian Cooperativa de Telecomunicaciones de Cochabamba (Comteco) announced that the Titan Channel, specialized in contact sports and recently launched in Latin America, will be part of the TV channels catalog offered by the Bolivian entity. As officially reported by Comteco, the channel is now available for its digital subscribers and is broadcast [...]

Dataxis to debate on how to integrate eSports into the pay TV business

Tomorrow at 1:00 PM (ART), Dataxis will hold a new virtual panel, entitled How to integrate E-Sports, kings of social distancing, into pay TV business. The panel will feature different executives from the industry, such as Leo De Biase, Chief Relationship Officer at Bad Boy Leeroy; Jonathan Cisterna, General Manager at Temporada de Juegos; Damian [...]

Globo and DAZN finishes TV broadcasting rights agreements with Conmebol in Brazil for Copa Libertadores and Copa Sudamericana

The Brazilian group Globo and the OTT DAZN, which began its operations in Brazil in May last year and is currently working on its expansion plans to more countries in Latin America and the rest of the world, decided to finish the TV broadcasting rights agreements they had available with the South American Football Confederation [...]