Tag Archives: Facebook

DAZN starts to broadcast Brazilian teams matches in South American Cup only for subscribers

A few days after announcing the launch of its platform in Brazil, DAZN determined that it will broadcast Brazilian football teams matches in the second South American Cups step only to its subscribers During the first part of the competition, before the official launch of the OTT in Brazil, the company broadcast Brazilian teams matches [...]

DAZN is officially launched in Brazil

The OTT DAZN was officially launched in Brazil and extended its sports broadcasting global reach to nine markets. Previously, the brand was already operating in Germany, Austria, Canada, Spain, the US, Italy, Japan and Switzerland. Brazil is the first Latin American country were it will start its operations, which will be led by Bruno Rocha. [...]

Heineken launches Uefa Champions League’s OTT in Brazil

Heineken launched the new OTT Heineken TV, which provides real-time upgrades during matches played in the UEFA Champions League, broadcast on Facebook. The offer is available throughout Brazil since last April 13th, as part of an agreement between the Dutch beer company and the football competition. The streaming platform, created by the marketing agency Publicis, [...]

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 [...]

Uruguayan cable operators to debate about the country’s TV industry

Reinventing the box, event in which Uruguayan cable TV operators Montecable, Nuevo Siglo and TCC met Uruguayan and regional TV industry leaders to present, debate and propose ideas based on the new realities of consumer spending. entertainment and the different regulatory contexts, has been developed on Wednesday, March 13th at the Sofitel Hotel in Montevideo, [...]

Disney and Fox present arguments to the FNE for not selling Fox Sports Chile

Chilean National Economic Prosecutor’s Office (FNE) could decide in the coming days on the sale of Fox Sports in the country. On August 31st, 2018, Disney -represented by lawyer Claudio Lizana, and Fox by lawyer Ignacio Larraín-, provided information to the entity, suggesting that the operation does not represent risks to make free market competition [...]

Red Intercable against Conmebol-Facebook agreement for Libertadores Cup releases

Conmebol and Facebook ran an agreement in October 2018 to broadcast  some Libertadores Cup matches on the social network between 2019 and 2022. According to it, those matches played on Thursdays can be watched in Argentina only through Facebook. Social networks entrance to sports broadcasts generated a statement from Red Intercable, an independent cable TV [...]

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 [...]