Tag Archives: Facebook

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 [...]

UEFA to launch its OTT outside Europe and the US

UEFAs President, Aleksander Caferin, announced after being re-elected in Rome that the association will launch its OTT platform in the next six months. In a first step, it will only be available outside Europe and the US. Platform will be launched before 2019/2020 season. Caferin pointed that one of the main purposes of the coming [...]

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 [...]

Conmebol makes official the TV rights to Copa Libertadores and Copa Sudamericana

The Council of the South American Soccer Confederation (Conmebol) approved the allocation of TV rights for competitions for the 2019-2022 season, including the Copa Libertadores and the Copa Sudamericana. As already announced in October, Facebook will broadcast the Copa Liberadores next year. The social network bought the exclusive rights of Thursday night matches, while the [...]

DAZN offers Brazilian users live streaming of soccer matches on Facebook and YouTube

Sports streaming platform DAZN has entered the Brazilian market with the transmission of one Serie A match on Facebook and YouTube. In March 2019, the company will launch its OTT SVOD service in the country. Coverage is available free and began on Friday December 7 with the match between Juventus and Inter for the Italian [...]

Facebook signs deal to stream Copa Libertadores matches

Facebook has acquired the rights to live stream the 2019-2022 Copa Libertadores matches, the South American Football Confederation (Conmebol) said on Friday. The social media will broadcast 46 games a year, 27 of them exclusively. Facebook, which recently launched its Watch platform globally, acquired the exclusive rights to transmit Thursday night matches, which will be [...]

Facebook launches Watch globally

After a year of its launch in the United States, Facebook announced the expansion of Watch worldwide. This is one of the main initiatives of the company, with an offer including original series, news and sports. Watch is a tab within Facebook with original short and long-form content. The platform was launched in August last [...]

Facebook to live stream Champions League games in Latin America

Facebook has secured rights to broadcast certain UEFA Champions League games in Spanish-speaking Latin American territories until 2021, UEFA said on Wednesday. The social network will live stream for free 32 live matches each season, including the final and UEFA Super Cup. UEFA is pleased to announce the award of certain media rights to Facebook [...]