Category: Pay TV

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 [...]

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 [...]

Globo launches new eSports competition with Brazilian clubs football players

After the Brazilian Football Professional League (Brasileirão) was cancelled due to the advance of the Coronavirus pandemic, Globo announced that, starting this Thursday, May 14th, it will launch FC: Futebol em casa, a new esports competition that will be played through the e-Football PES video game and will be available on www.globoesporte.com,  as well as [...]

Montecable dabbles in eSports with FIFA eNations StayAndPlay eFriendlies

Uruguayan pay TV operator Montecable broadcast this weekend (April 24th and 25th) the FIFA eNations StayAndPlay eFriendlies eSports event, exclusively for the country, through its HD Events channel and its MCGoLive platform, recently released on Android TV. The event consisted of a live online football world cup, organized by FIFA, in which 43 football teams [...]

Dimayor launches its e-League in Colombia with Win Sports

The Colombian pay TV channel Win Sports announced that it will broadcast the Dimayor #StayandPlay e-League, the first competition that brings together professional Colombian football players in a tournament that began last Saturday, April 25th and will be developed through the FIFA 20 videogame, on Playstation 4. The initiative is implemented with the purpose of [...]

TyC Sports to be the official BLAST Premier CS: GO broadcaster in Latin America

With the aim of going on with the development of its e-sports strategy in Argentina and Latin America, TyC Sports officially announced that it will broadcast the BLAST Premier CS: GO, the professional Counter Strike league, after running a partnership agreement with BLAST. The agreement includes the live broadcast on the OTT TyC Sports Play [...]

Turner wants to negotiate TV broadcasting rights with football clubs in Brazil again

Turner sent a notification to the Palmeiras, Internacional, Bahia, Ceara, Coritiba, Fortaleza, Athletico Paranaense and Santos clubs on April 3rd, with which it has ran an agreement to broadcast its matches in the Brazilian professional championship (Brasileirão), for this year, in order to renegotiate the deal. As officially reported in the local newspaper Estadão, Turner [...]

Argentina, Uruguay, Chile and Colombia not to charge football premium pack

The premium local football pack, available in several Latin American countries to access local football leagues – temporarily cancelled by the Covid-19 (Coronavirus) pandemic – will not be charged in Argentina, Chile, Colombia and Uruguay. Pay TV operators that offer the premium pack charge it in advance and, for this reason, customers will get the [...]