Tag Archives: ESPN

ESPN, Televisa and TV Azteca joined themselves to broadcast Mexican National Team matches

ESPN, Televisa and TV Azteca finally ran an agreement to broadcast six special TV programs, which will be broadcast on Sky Mexico. The initiative had its beginning in the Gold Cup 2019  Quarters, which is currently being disputed, with comments before and after the match between Mexico and Costa Rica, won by the Mexican National [...]

Oi updates its OTT Oi Play with more content customization features

The Brazilian company Oi presented new features in its Oi Play VOD platform, available for iOS and Android devices. The application now has the ‘Pra Trocar’ update, which allows subscribers to choose which OTT content they want to add to their plan. The system works through virtual currencies called plays, and lasts for 30 days. [...]

Disney adds new professionals for its operations in Latin America

The Walt Disney Company Latin America announced this week new it has decided to add more professionals from The 21st Century Fox, ESPN and Disney for the region, In addition, the company reported that, from now on, Media Networks operations will be in charge of Guillermo Tabanera  They will all report to Diego Lerner, President [...]

Xiaomi launches STB for streaming in Brazil

Cell phones global leader Xiaomi, fourth in smartphones importance, will launch in Brazil its STB for streaming Mi Box S. The device, compatible with Chromecast, plays videos in 4K, and its remote control has a button to access Netflix and allows to activate voice commands through Google Assistant. Mi Box S was officially launched in [...]

PGA Championship to be watched in Latin America and the Caribbean through ESPN

As part of an agreement between the PGA of America and ESPN, the PGA Championship –  considered one of the four most important professional golf competitions – will arrive at Latin America and the Caribbean. The competition will begin today at the Bethpage Black Course in New York, considered one of the most difficult golf [...]

Sky Play offers live channels for postpaid customers with Minha Sky

Brazilian pay TV operator Sky announced that Sky Play, its VOD platform, offers its postpaid subscribers 10 live channels. Through the Minha Sky app, customers can access to content from AXN, Band, Band News, Discovery Home&Health, Discovery Kids, ESPN, HBO, Nickelodeon, Paramount and Warner Channel. Now, with live channels, apart from accessing a wide content [...]

TV Azteca leaves Santos Laguna’s football matches broadcasts

After several rumorous days, versions were confirmed and Mexican football team Santos Laguna officially confirmed that TV Azteca will stop broadcasting their matches played locally. They are also broadcast on ESPN, but it is unknown if the agreement will continue. Thanks to Azteca Sports for awakening us the illusion through your emotional narrations during 90 [...]

UOL offers ESPN full catalog at UOL Esporte Clube

ESPN will launch all of its linear channels -ESPN Brasil, ESPN, ESPN 2 and ESPN Extra -this week in UOL Esporte Clube, the Universe OInlines  (UOL) sports content platform The measure extends the agreement between ESPN and UOL with effect from April 10th, 2018, which already includes ESPN Play in UOLs sports OTT. The agreement [...]

IFT approves Disney-Fox merger in Mexico with its sports channels sale

Telecommunications Federal Institute (IFT) approved the agreement between Walt Disney and 21st Century Fox entertainment assets for USD 71 billion, with the condition that both companies agree to sell Fox Sports channels and programming rights in Mexico. Information was given by newspaper El Financiero, which mentions two people with knowledge of the situation. Disney expects [...]

Disney must sell Fox Sports in Brazil to merge with Fox

Economic Defense Administrative Council (CADE) decided to deny Disney the possibility of keeping Fox Sports in Brazil and ordered it to sell it. The entity believes that coexistence between Fox Sports and ESPN would create a monopoly in the country. With Fox Sports sale by Disney, any other media group would be able to acquire [...]