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IFT grants new deadline for Disney to sell Fox Sports in Mexico

Mexican Telecommunications Federal Institute (IFT) officially reported this Wednesday, August 4th, that it has granted a new deadline for Disney to sell Fox Sports operations in the country, according to what the Mexican regulator established to approve the merger between The Walt Disney Company and 21st Century Fox, which took place in March 2019. The [...]

Dataxis to debate on how to integrate eSports into the pay TV business

On Thursday, August 20th at 1:00 PM (ART), Dataxis will held a new virtual panel, entitled How to integrate E-Sports, kings of social distancing, into pay TV business. The panel will feature differents executives from the industry, such as  Leo De Biase, Chief Relationship Officer at Bad Boy Leeroy; Damian Szafirsztein, Team Owner at Infinity [...]

Conmebol confirms schedule to resume the Copa Libertadores

After Conmebol confirmed its decision to resume the Copa Libertadores right next September 15th, the entity reported yesterday the fixture dates and times of the competition matches, which was cancelled due to the Coronavirus pandemic.  In mid-December 2018, Conmebol officially awarded the clubs broadcasting rights to tournaments for the 2019-2022 period, valid for the Copa [...]

DAZN resumes its international expansion plans

As reported by the specialized website Digital TV Europe, the sports OTT DAZN will resume its expansion plans to 200 countries around the world this next July 24th, coinciding with the boxing event that will face US Vergil Ortiz Jr. and Colombian Samuel Vargas. The launch will be made in a beta phase, for users [...]

TUDN, Televisa and TV Azteca broadcast new Mexican football competition before the MX League’s resumption

As reported by specialized Mexican websites, the Copa GNP por Mexico, new football competition that started this last Friday, July 3rd and brings together eight clubs from the Mexican Professional League (Liga MX), will finally be broadcast on Televisa and TV Azteca, in addition to TUDN ( Televisa and Univision), as it had been initially [...]

Globo could lose the next FIFA World Cup TV broadcasting rights

As reported by several Brazilian specialized websites, Globo will not pay the USD 90 million fee for the TV rights of the coming 2022 FIFA World Cup, to be held in Qatar. According to the agreement ran between Globo and FIFA, the payment must be made today. According to the information reported by UOL Esporte, [...]

Stats Perform extends its partnership with Conmebol to sports betting venues

Stats Perform, the SportsTech leader in data and AI technology, announced it has extended its current partnership agreement with Conmebol, to collect and distribute ultra-fast data and players statistics for licensed betting venues.  The agreement extends an existing partnership between Conmebol and Stats Perform for the official right to distribute matches of Conmebol Club Competitions [...]

Bolivian football club President offers USD 100 million for professional football TV rights

Marcelo Claure, President of the Bolivian football club Bolivar, announced that he is offering USD 100 million to acquire Bolivian professional football TV rights for 10 years. According to Bolivian specialized websites, the businessman offered that figure to sport clubs executives that take part in  the countrys Professional Football League. Currently, football TV rights belong [...]

Montecable bets on eSports and broadcasts new Counter Strike competition

Uruguayan pay TV operator Montecable continues betting on eSports and announced it will initially broadcast until July La Liga Pro, the Counter Strike: Global Offensive (CS: GO) competition, developed by Temporada de Juegos and AMC Networks International Latin America. Until now, the tournament was only available on the official Temporada de Juegos YouTube, Facebook and [...]

Turner bets on eSports on CDF again to replace professional football broadcasts in the country

As a way of replacing professional football broadcasts due to the Coronavirus pandemic, the Chilean Football Channel (CDF) announced that it will broadcast the second Entel eSports 2020 edition, an eSports competition that will bring together football and entertainment icons from the country through the FIFA 2020 video game. The tournament is being developed since [...]