Author Archives: Agustin Bertran

ESPN and Fox Sports develop remote broadcasts models in Latin America

ESPN and Fox Sports (with the exception of Mexico) have been broadcasting live sports programs and events throughout the region through a technical and production model with all the involved staff  working from their homes.  Since last Saturday, June 15th, all versions of the original ESPN  productions SportsCenter and ESPN FC, as well as the [...]

Tigo accuses FUTV for denying it Costa Rican League’s matches broadcasts

Tigo Costa Rica accused FUTV at the Competition Promotion Commission (Coprocom) for not allowing it to access to the football matches broadcasts of seven Costa Rican clubs, as it has done with other companies, according to the La Republica newspaper web version.  The legal action emerged as a result of an internal statement that was [...]

GolTV confirms it will continue paying the Ecuadorian Football League’s TV broadcasting rights

The pay TV channel GolTV, which owns the broadcasting rights for the Pro League, the name given to the Ecuadorian Professional Football League, reported through an official statement that it will continue paying the competitions broadcasting rights to the football clubs that are part of it despite the fact that the tournament is now cancelled [...]

Win Sports not to charge its premium channel monthly subscription in June

As it did in March, April and May, Colombian pay TV channel Win Sports announced that it will not charge the monthly subscription for Win Sports+, its new premium option launched earlier this year. The channel also reported that the decision will take place even if the Colombian government authorizes to resume the Professional Football [...]

Amazon Prime Video launches trailer and announces premiere date for ‘El Presidente’

Amazon Prime Video released the official trailer for El Presidente, its new original production set in different countries in Latin America, Europe and the US, which will be released globally on Friday June 5th and will focus on the corruption acts made on the FIFA Gate, in 2015.  The series explores the sports event that [...]

ESPN and Fox Sports take the return of the Bundesliga to Latin America

ESPN and Fox Sports broadcasted in Latin America the return of the Bundesliga, the professional football competition in Germany, which has been restarted last Saturday, May 16th, even during the Coronavirus pandemic. Televising of sporting events  was reactivated on May 9th with the UFC (Ultimate Fight Championship) mixed martial arts league. Nine fixture dates after [...]

Costa Rica resumes its football league on Tigo Sports and FUTV

After the return of the Bundesliga, which was broadcast in Latin America through ESPN and Fox Sports, Costa Rica announced the return of its local football league, and became the first country in the region to resume sports activities. The tournament, which had been suspended on March 17th due to the Coronavirus pandemic, will be [...]

Fox Sports Mexico shifts its digital live production to the cloud with Grabyo

Fox Sports Mexico has partnered with Grabyo to transition its live digital video production to the cloud. Through Grabyo, the broadcaster will reach sports fans across Mexico with live and real-time video across its digital channels, delivering content remotely and safely during the COVID-19 pandemic. The broadcaster holds media rights to many of the worlds [...]

Amazon Prime Video to launch a new Chivas series

Amaury Vergara, President of the Guadalajara Sports Club, better known as Las Chivas, announced that Amazon is filming a documentary series based on the Mexican football club, which will be part of the Amazon Prime Video catalog. Last February, the OTT released Tudo ou Nada: Seleção Brasileira, its first original production in Brazil, starred by [...]