Tag Archives: Pay-TV

ESPN to broadcast new NBB season in Brazil

ESPN and the Brazilian National Basket League (LNB) have announced the renewal of the agreement that allows the broadcaster to air the NBB (Novo Basquete Brasil) competition in the country, which is  organized by the LNB. According to its terms, ESPN will broadcast one match for each fixture date, always on Tuesdays, during the qualifying [...]

Pablo Monti: ‘Introducing esports on the pay TV market will be successful in the future’

Another of the panels that made up the agenda of Sportv Series Latin America, the first virtual event developed by Dataxis last October 6th, was titled How to introduce the esports ‘boom’ in pay TV? The panel was starred by Damian Szafirsztein, Owner & Commercial Director at Gillette Infinity Esports Latam; Leonardo De Biase, Founder [...]

Claro Sports joins Cinepolis Klic’s catalog in Mexico

Cinepolis Klic announced this Thursday, October 1st, that the sports pay TV channel Claro Sports is joining its content catalog for a MX$ 250 (USD 11) monthly subscription. In addition, the channel will include an initial seven-day trial period for free. With the agreement, Claro Sports will be broadcast for the first time on an [...]

Rio Motorsports acquires Formula 1 broadcasting rights in Brazil

Rio Motorsports acquired from Liberty Media the rights to broadcast the Formula 1 seasons between 2021 and 2025 in Brazil, after Globo confirmed its decision not to broadcast them from next year. The next step for Río Motorsports will be to define which broadcaster will be in charge of airing the races. The agreement authorizes [...]

Sportv Series Latin America takes place today with fan engagement, eSports and online piracy as leading actors

Fan engagement in the new normality era of empty stadiums is the opening virtual panel at the Sportv Series Latin America & US Hispanic event, which is taking place virtually today, Tuesday, October 6th, starting at 9:00 AM (CDMX). The initial panel features speakers like Pablo Zarate, VP Property and Commercial Development, Soccer United Marketing [...]

Sky to broadcast the Bundesliga in Mexico and Central America and launches new TV channel focused on the competition

Televisa has recently announced that Sky México (Televisa and AT&T) has run a two-year agreement with the Bundesliga (German Professional Football League), to broadcast the competition, both in the First and Second Division, in Mexico and Central America. The agreement, which started to be implemented with the current Bundesliga season, allows Sky Mexico to broadcast [...]

Sportv Series Latin America & US Hispanic consolidates itself as the annual meeting of the sports business on TV and OTT

Sportv Series Latin America & US Hispanic, on its second edition, will aim to give an explanation to the growing interest in the convergence of TV technology and the sports business development in the region. The virtual conference will be held next Tuesday, October 6th and will focus on how new technologies are changing the [...]

Afizzionados to broadcast NFL matches throughout Mexico

As officially reported by Televisa, as of this last Sunday, September 27th, its sports channel Afizzizados started to broadcast the National Football League (NFL) regular season in Mexico. The channel will offer the US football league matches that are played on Sundays, which will be available in Mexico through Izzi, Sky / VETV, blim TV [...]

TUDN to broadcast Female MX Football League in partnership with Facebook Watch

Televisa has officially announced last  September 10th that the sports pay TV channel TUDN (Televisa and Univision) has run a partnership agreement with Facebook to broadcast the Mexican Female Football League (called Guard1anes 2020) for free through Facebook Watch. As reported by Televisa, for this year it is planned to broadcast 14 matches, one for [...]

Tigo Sports expands in Costa Rica and reaches Coopelesca and Super Cable

As officially reported by the Costa Rican newspaper La Republica on its web version, the pay TV sports channel Tigo Sports is expanding its reach in Costa Rica, and will now be available to Coopelesca and Super Cable customers. With this news, clients of the two companies will be able to access a sports catalog [...]