Monthly Archives: September 2020

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 [...]

SBT to officially broadcast the Copa Libertadores on FTA TV in Brazil

As reported by specialized websites in Brazil days ago, this Thursday, September 10th, the South American Football Confederation (Conmebol) has officially confirmed it finally came to terms with the Sistema Brasileiro de Televisão (SBT) in order for it to own the TV broadcasting rights for the Copa Libertadores for the 2020-2022 period in the country [...]

Online piracy threatens live sports in Latin America and stars in the next Dataxis virtual panel

Next Thursday, September 17th at 1:00 PM (ART), Dataxis will hold a new virtual panel, focused on how threats that online piracy is causing in live sports broadcasts in Latin America will be discussed. Registration for the event is free and can be done by clicking here. With this purpose, the company will feature a [...]

Tigo agrees to become main sponsor of the Panamanian National Team

Millicom, which operates in Latin America under the ‘Tigo’ brand, announced this last Wednesday, September 2nd, it has run a sponsorship agreement valued at USD 3.3 million through which, for the next three years, Tigo Panama will invest that amount to collaborate with the countrys National Team. The agreement is added to the sponsorship that [...]

Netflix to make new Ayrton Senna’s bioseries with Gullane

Netflix announced this Thursday a new original series for Brazil. It is a bioseries based on the life of the legendary Brazilian pilot Ayrton Senna. The project will be produced by Gullane, with the active participation of Sennas family. The series will be produced in English and Portuguese and will premiere in 2022. The eight-episode [...]