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Viacom to produce shows for Facebook Watch in Latin America, Europe and Asia

Viacoms Digital Studios International (VDSI) unveiled a partnership with Facebook to produce a slate of shortform content for Facebook Watch in key international markets. The international arm of Viacoms digital studio production unit will utilize its regional production hubs to make content for Facebook Watch audiences in Latin America and Asia, as well as the [...]

Facebook and Fox Sports extend Libertadores Cup’s broadcast

The South American Football Confederation (Conmebol) and Facebook agreed to extend from 28 to 46 Copa Libertadores matches broadcast for free by the OTT Facebook Watch, in the Spanish-speaking countries that are taking part in the competition. Fox Sports will also air Thursday’s matches, which had been acquired by Facebook. Partnership between the companies establishes [...]

Conmebol denies having removed Libertadores Cup’s exclusivity to Facebook

The South American Football Confederation (Conmebol) released a statement confirming the agreement validity with Facebook to exclusively broadcast Libertadores Cups matches played on Thursdays until 2022. According to Paraguayan newspaper Última Hora website, meeting will be held at Conmebols headquarters with representatives of Facebook, Fox Sports and Globo, so that both channels could broadcast the [...]

Facebook loses exclusivity to broadcast Libertadores Cup’s matches

South American Football Confederation (Conmebol) decided to cancel Facebooks exclusivity to broadcast Libertadores Cups matches played on Thursdays. The entitys decision was based on users complaints regarding  broadcasts low quality and connectivity problems throughout the region. Facebook will go on broadcasting the competitions matches for free through the OTT Facebook Watch, but they will also [...]

Facebook becomes criticized in Argentina for Libertadores Cup broadcasting

In the OTT Facebook Watch Libertadores Cup broadcastings debut,  social network received several complaints about the poor quality of the images. Football match between the Argentine team Huracán and the Brazilian Cruzeiro was the first to be broadcast under this modality. Watchers main complaints were focused on contents poor quality and the constant interruptions during [...]

Facebook starts to broadcast Libertadores Cup matches exclusively

From March, Facebook will broadcast exclusively matches from  Libertadores Cup through Facebook Watch, a VOD platform run by Facebook, which arrived at Latin America in August 2018 after being launched in the US a year before. Totally, 27 matches will be broadcasted on the digital platform on Thursdays, and the remaining 19 will do it [...]