Monthly Archives: October 2020

Pablo Monti: ‘Introducing esports on the pay TV market will be successful in the future’

Another of the panels that made up the agenda of Sportv Series Latin America, the first virtual event developed by Dataxis last October 6th, was titled How to introduce the esports ‘boom’ in pay TV? The panel was starred by Damian Szafirsztein, Owner & Commercial Director at Gillette Infinity Esports Latam; Leonardo De Biase, Founder [...]

Argentine Government confirms it is interested in broadcasting local football matches on TV Publica

As recently reported by several Argentine websites, Matias Lammens, Argentine Tourism and Sports Minister, confirmed the countrys Government is interested in local Professional Football Leagues matches to be broadcasted on TV Publica, the States FTA TV channel.  The initiative takes place days after the Argentine Football Association (AFA) officially confirmed the return of the countrys [...]

Fanatiz to premiere ‘United States of LaLiga’ in the US and Puerto Rico

Last Saturday, October 24th, just in time to celebrate, one of the most anticipated matches on earth, El Clasico, Fanatiz, the exclusive sponsor of Spains LaLiga for their 2020-21 season, has premiered a LaLiga-produced documentary entitled United States of LaLiga, which shows how passion for LaLiga is lived through avid fans in the US. According [...]

FIH launches web version of Watch.Hockey

With the continuing return of the FIH Hockey Pro League featuring a series of 14 matches between October 27th and November 15th, the International Hockey Federation (FIH) and Nagra are providing hockey fans with even greater access to the sport with the launch of the website version of Watch.Hockey (https://Watch.Hockey).    In addition to the Watch.Hockey [...]

Sportv Series Latin America debates on sport TV gamification and sport betting opportunities for OTTs

Another of the panels that took place last Tuesday, October 6th during the second Sportv Series Latin America edition, the first virtual event developed by Dataxis, was called Sport TV gamification and sport betting opportunities for OTT, in which experts on the matter participated, such as Gonzalo Perez, CEO at Apuesta Total (Peru); Rodrigo Carvajal, [...]

Fox Sports looses Argentine Football League’s matches broadcasts

After the Argentine Football Association (AFA) officially confirmed the return of the Professional Football League in the country starting next Friday, October 30th with the Copa Liga Profesional 2020, the specialized website Doble Amarilla (and later other local websites) reported that the 24 clubs that will participate in the competition decided to cancel the agreement [...]

Flow joins Localstrike to promote and produce esports content

As officially reported by Telecom Argentina, with the aim of offering a better entertainment experience to its customers, the Flow platform has implemented a new  partnership agreement this month with LocalStrike, a content producer in the video game industry, to add special programs, video guides and tutorials. The content will be available on Flow in [...]

Turner continues betting on on esports at CDF with the Tour de Chile Esports 2020

Chilean Canal de Futbol (CDF – Turner) announced that, starting today, and in a new commitment to content linked to esports, it will broadcast the Tour de Chile Esports 2020. It is a new virtual cycling competition, that will be broadcast both on the channel’s screen, as well as through different platforms, including Estadio CDF, [...]

IFT grants new deadline to sell Fox Sports in Mexico until December 4th

Mexican Federal Telecommunications Institute (IFT) has officially reported that it has granted a new deadline for the sale of Fox Sports Mexico, one of the requirements that the regulator had established to approve the Disney-Fox merger, officially concluded in March 2019.  Initially, the IFT had given Disney a six-months period to find a buyer for [...]

Sportv Series Latin America debates strategies to fight against online sports piracy

Detect and fight online live sports piracy in Latin America was another of the virtual panels that were part of the second edition of Sportv Series Latin America, held by Dataxis this last Tuesday, October 6th. The executives who participated in the discussion panel were Jose Platao Rocha, General Manager Latin America at DirecTV Sports; [...]