Tag Archives: ESPN

Disney reveals new details of its OTT strategy

Disney plans to launch its own streaming service in the United States in 2019, which will feature content from Pixar and Marvel studios. During the Code Media conference, held over the course of this week, Disneys chief strategy officer, Kevin Mayer, spoke about the company’s plans for the streaming market, which include investments in Hulu, [...]

ESPN secures pay TV rights in Latin America for ATP World Tour 500 tournaments

ESPN, ATP and ATP Media have reached a multi-year agreement for broadcast rights throughout Spanish-speaking Latin America and the Caribbean to all thirteen ATP World Tour 500 events. The new agreement includes full exclusivity for pay TV and co-exclusive digital rights alongside the ATPs online streaming service. The announcement was made by Tim Bunnell, senior [...]

New ESPN streaming service to cost USD 4.99 in the US

Disney CEO Bob Iger revealed that ESPNs new standalone streaming service, ESPN Plus, will cost USD 4.99 per month. It will be launched in Spring in the United States. Iger said that the service will be available along with a relaunch of the ESPN app. ESPN Plus will feature 10,000 sporting events each year, including [...]

ESPN launches Peruvian edition of SportsCenter

ESPN has launched the Peruvian edition of SportsCenter, now available on ESPN2 and TV Everywhere platform ESPN Play. The news show has two daily editions from 6:30 p.m. until 8:30 p.m. and from 10 p.m. until midnight (Peru time). SportsCenter includes Peruvian and international sports content, with emphasis on local soccer and the national team [...]

ESPN to air The Florida Cup in Latin America

ESPN announced that it has reached an agreement to air the Florida Cup, the annual competition of international soccer. The network will air all eight matches across its family of networks in the United States (ESPN Deportes), Mexico and Central America, Caribbean Islands, South America (except for Brazil) and for the first time since 2015, [...]

ESPN to offer 4K content

ESPN unveiled the 2018 programming in its annual upfront, held in Buenos Aires, Argentina, for more than 700 guests. During the event, the network announced it is ready to broadcast in 4K with 5.1 surround sound. “Our mission, which is to entertain through sports, gest easier every day thanks to technology. Today, users can access [...]

Telefónica launches gaming platform in Brazil

Brazilian operator Vivo (Telefónica) announced its strategy for the online gaming market, which includes the launch of the digital platform Games4U (developed by Terra), as well as sponsorship of an eSports club and the new season of “Game Changers”. The new Games4U service brings together about 300 games to download on mobile and play online, [...]

FOX prepares lawsuit against Sportflix

FOX Sports and other content providers are preparing a formal lawsuit against the streaming service Sportflix one the Mexican Intellectual Property Institute (IMPI) determines if the platform violates the broadcast rights of several companies, revealed Carlos Martinez, president of FOX Networks Group (FNG) Latin America in an interview with Mexican newspaper El Financiero. “We have prepared [...]