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Brazil approves Disney-Fox merger

The Brazilian Economic Defense Administrative Council (CADE) approved the acquisition of Twenty-First Century Fox by The Walt Disney Company. The transaction was made by running a Concentration Control Agreement (ACC). The approval was granted without the requirement to sell Fox Sports in the country. In late 2019, taking into account that there were no buyer [...]

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 [...]

Riot Games Brazil trusts VSN for its E-sports content archive

Riot Games, the League of Legends (LoL) developer and organizer of the Brazilian League of Legends (CBLoL) championship, has relied on VSN’s software to organize, edit and distribute the content generated in their massive events using VSNExplorer MAM. Due to the challenge that involves broadcasting these type of events, Riot Games required a dedicated deep [...]

SBT develops FIFA 20 league with Brazilian football players

The Brazilian TV channel SBT (Sistema Brasileiro de Televisão) announced that, starting today, it will be in charge of the organization of ‘SBT All Stars’, a FIFA 20 competition that will take place between today and May 6th and can be watched through the official SBT Games Facebook and YouTube accounts. SBT has also confirmed [...]

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 [...]

DAZN may withhold rights fee payments due to the Coronavirus pandemic

As reported by various specialized websites, he global sports OTT DAZN is expected to inform global rights holders that it will not make its next rights fee payments for any content that has not been delivered due to the Covid-19 (Coronavirus) pandemic. With this decision, the platform adopts a similar measure to Globo, who announced [...]

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 [...]

Guigo TV disputes Brazil’s National Team broadcasting rights for next Qatar 2022 FIFA World Cup Qualifiers with Globo

The Brazilian OTT Guigo TV announced it is interested in televising the matches that the Brazilian National Team plays outside the country in the Qualifying rounds for the next Qatar 2022 FIFA World Cup, recently postponed by the Covid-19 pandemic (Coronavirus). Until now, Globo was the only FTA TV broadcaster interested in these rights. As [...]

Athletico Paranaense launches its OTT with live matches and exclusive content

Brazilian football club Athlético Paranaense launched its SVOD OTT Furacão Play , which will have the teams live matches and other exclusive content . As officially reported by the club, the platform will broadcast 30 live team matches per year, including the matches of the Brazilian Championship (Brasileirão), the Paranaense Championship and friendly matches. Furacão [...]

Brazilian football clubs to have exclusive content available on Facebook Watch

Facebook announced a partnership agreement with Brazilian football clubs Athletico Paranaense, Atletico Mineiro, Corinthians, Cruzeiro, Flamengo, Grêmio, Internacional, Palmeiras, Santos, São Paulo and Vasco da Gama, for which the 11 teams will have exclusive content available on Facebook Watch. Those already mentioned contents will add more than 67 production hours distributed in more than 800 [...]