Category: OTT / VOD

SportsMax powers live sports streaming with Harmonic

US company Harmonic announced that SportsMax, leading sports channel in the Caribbean an a subsidiary of the Digicel Group, is using Harmonics VOS 360  live streaming platform for the recently launched SportsMax app.  SportsMax app broadcasts several sports competitions, such as the English Premier League; NBA (US basketball league); tournaments developed in the Caribbean, like [...]

Italian football league temporarily cancels its broadcasts in Brazil with DAZN

As reported by the Brazilian website Trivela, Serie A, the Italian football professional league, has temporarily cancelled the rights to air the competition through the OTT DAZN in Brazil, in order to renegotiate them. The OTT is the only one broadcasting all the Italian football league matches in the country, which resumed its activities recently [...]

Sports channels in Chile and Mexico recover their usual grids with the return of professional football

Chilean Professional Football National Association (ANFP) and Mexican Professional Football Leagues (Liga MX) President, Enrique Bonilla Barrutia, officially confirmed the return of professional football activities in both countries. The first country to resume professional football will be Mexico on July 24th, while Chile will do so a week later, on July 31st, although official government [...]

FC Barcelona launches its new OTT, Barça TV+, internationally

FC Barcelona announced last week the launch of Barça TV+, its new SVOD OTT, already available globally, also in Latin America, through its web version and mobile app. As reported by the club, the platforms catalog includes more than a thousand hours of content and more than 3 thousand videos to access on demand. All [...]

Fanatiz revamps platform and brand

Fanatiz made a series of announcements  including the unveiling of a new web platform and brand identity, its launch on Android TV and a new sports package complimentary to all users. Since the cancellation and postponement of several football and sports seasons due to COVID-19, Fanatiz has been working to enhance the platforms features, revamping [...]

International Hockey Federation and NAGRA ran a ten-year partnership to deliver a game changing digital experience for fans

The International Hockey Federation (FIH), the worlds governing body for the sport of hockey, and NAGRA, a Kudelski Group company and the world’s leading independent provider of content protection and multiscreen video solutions, have ran a ten-year partnership that brings together the established sports leadership of the FIH and NAGRAs market-leading digital media solutions to [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Netflix premieres ‘Matchday’, Barcelona FC’s documentary series, in Canada and Latin America

Netflix announced the premiere of Matchday in Canada, in addition to Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Mexico, Peru, Uruguay and other Latin American countries. The documentary series, created by Barça Studios, lasts eight 45-minute episodes and includes unpublished images of the FC Barcelona players daily lives. The series focuses on eight football matches considered key that [...]