Monthly Archives: September 2020

International Hockey Federation and Nagra launch new OTT globally

Days ago, the International Hockey Federation (FIH) launched Watch.Hockey, its new OTT, which will broadcast the main hockey competitions internationally, such as the FIH Hockey Pro League. The platform was officially launched on September 17th, and  is available for smart TVs and mobile devices. The app can be downloaded from the App Store and Google [...]

Sky to broadcast the Bundesliga in Mexico and Central America and launches new TV channel focused on the competition

Televisa has recently announced that Sky México (Televisa and AT&T) has run a two-year agreement with the Bundesliga (German Professional Football League), to broadcast the competition, both in the First and Second Division, in Mexico and Central America. The agreement, which started to be implemented with the current Bundesliga season, allows Sky Mexico to broadcast [...]

Sportv Series Latin America & US Hispanic consolidates itself as the annual meeting of the sports business on TV and OTT

Sportv Series Latin America & US Hispanic, on its second edition, will aim to give an explanation to the growing interest in the convergence of TV technology and the sports business development in the region. The virtual conference will be held next Tuesday, October 6th and will focus on how new technologies are changing the [...]

Afizzionados to broadcast NFL matches throughout Mexico

As officially reported by Televisa, as of this last Sunday, September 27th, its sports channel Afizzizados started to broadcast the National Football League (NFL) regular season in Mexico. The channel will offer the US football league matches that are played on Sundays, which will be available in Mexico through Izzi, Sky / VETV, blim TV [...]

Claro Sports to broadcast the Bundesliga in Latin America

Claro (America Movil) announced it has acquired the rights to broadcast the Bundesliga (football league soon to start in Germany) for Latin America, not including Brazil, where the rights belong to Band and the sports news and statistics app OneFootball. According to what Claro officially reported, from last September 20th, the company started to broadcast [...]

DAZN reduces its operations in Brazil due to the Coronavirus pandemic

As reported by the specialized Brazilian website UOL, from DAZN, OTT that has been operating in Brazil for almost two years, they announced that these will be reduced, with the aim of reducing their costs worldwide after the financial impact that the Coronavirus pandemic caused on the platform. From DAZN, so far, they have not [...]

Peruvian Club Universitario Deportes joins the OTT universe with Universitario Play

Peruvian Club Universitario Deportes Football Club has officially launched Universitario Play, its new OTT with exclusive content, with technical development in charge of Poipes. Contents can be accessed via the web, as well as from the app, available for download on iOS and Android devices from Google Play and the App Store. As reported on [...]

Dataxis debates on piracy impact on live sports broadcasts in Latin America

Dataxis held last Thursday, September 17th a new virtual panel, focused on the online piracy impact on live sports in Latin America. With this focus, the company brought together Matias Rivera, CEO at Fanatiz; Gustavo Lerner, Regional Channel Manager for Latam at Verimatrix; and Pedro Freire, Head of Programming for TyC Sports, who participated in [...]

Conmebol launches ‘Conmebol TV’ in Brazil with Claro and Sky

The South American Football Confederation (Conmebol) officially announced on Monday the launch of Conmebol TV, which will start its operations exclusively as of today, the day in which the Copa Libertadores is reactivated, after being cancelled in March due to the Coronavirus pandemic. Conmebol TV will initially be available to Claro and Sky clients, and [...]

TUDN to broadcast Female MX Football League in partnership with Facebook Watch

Televisa has officially announced last  September 10th that the sports pay TV channel TUDN (Televisa and Univision) has run a partnership agreement with Facebook to broadcast the Mexican Female Football League (called Guard1anes 2020) for free through Facebook Watch. As reported by Televisa, for this year it is planned to broadcast 14 matches, one for [...]