Tag Archives: football

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, [...]

Repretel broadcasts American Cup’s matches exclusively in Costa Rica

Pablo Guzman, Costa Rican Repretel Groups Sports Director, confirmed that the company completed the American Cup broadcasting rights acquisition exclusively in that country. The 26 matches that are part of the competition can be watched on channels 6 and 11, the GolPlay app, and online. A year ago it was the World Cup in Russia [...]

Real Madrid TV is available in Mexico through Izzi

Mexican pay TV operator Izzi informed that it already has the official Real Madrid channel available to its subscribers. The network is called Real Madrid TV, and it is on the operators 504 (SD) and 899 (HD) channels from last Friday, April 12th, with a 24-hour programming and without any subscription cost. Into its most [...]

Chilean classic football match was broadcast for the first time in Argentina

Chilean classic football match between teams Catholic University and Chilean University, which was played yesterday at the San Carlos de Apoquindo stadium in Las Condes because of the eight local competitions fixture date, was broadcast for the first time in Argentina through TNT Sports, together with the Chilean Football Channel (CDF). Apart from the match, [...]

CDF adds new National B Division’s matches

Chilean Football Channel (CDF)  has added a new National B Division match to its live broadcasts, and totalizes two from the promotion that will be seen on the CDF Basic network. The channel inaugurated the modality by broadcasting matches between Santiago Morning and Copiapó, and Valdivia against Rangers, for the seventh fixture date.  Gustavo Minaker, [...]

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 [...]

Procon notifies Brazilian pay TV operators about football broadcasts in PPV

Consumer Protection and Defense Foundation (Procon), based in San Pablo, Brazil, notified Pay TV operators Claro, Sky, Vivo, Oi and Tim to clarify their subscribers modalities under which they will offer Brazilian Football Championship  broadcastings packages on pay-per-view (PPV). These content generated a USD 27 billion profit in 2018. Procon questioned Brazilian operators about the [...]

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 [...]

Diego Maradona’s series to have two seasons in Amazon Prime Video

Guillermo Salmeron, scriptwriter of Blessed Dream, a bioserie about Argentine ex-football player Diego Maradona, confirmed it will have two seasons and revealed details about the production. The format was acquired by Amazon almost a year ago, and is in development process since 2016. It is a BTF Media, Dhana Media and Raze production for Amazon [...]

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 [...]