Category: Pay TV

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 [...]

Globo cancels Brazilian football TV rights payments until competitions resume

Globo announced through a statement sent to the São Paulo Football Federation (FPF) that it will not make the last fee payment on the São Paulo Championship TV rights, whose development is stopped due to the Covid-19 pandemic (Coronavirus).  In view of the 2020 Paulista Championship stop for an uncertain period due to the Covid-19 [...]

Claro Sports and Marca Claro to have next Olympic Games edition pay TV and digital platforms broadcasting rights

After the decision of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) and the Japanese Government to postpone the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games for next year, Claro Sports and Marca Claro announced that they will have, without any change, the event pay TV and digital platforms broadcasting rights on the new date determined to celebrate them. The coverage [...]

Chilean football to be back on FTA TV

After 20 years of being broadcast on Pay TV, the Chilean National Professional Football Association (ANFP) and Turner Chile ran an agreement whereby the Chilean FTA TV channel Chilevision will air one championship football match per week. The firstone was the one that faced Union Española and Huachipato teams for the eighth fixture date of [...]