Tag Archives: football

Tigo takes the Copa America from Brazil to Paraguay

Tigo Sports announced it started to broadcast these Copa America Brazil 2019  edition on its 100 and 710 (HD) Tigo TV programming grids channels (today TigoStar Paraguay), and on Tigo Sports App. The company brought several journalists to Brazil to make exclusively coverages of the sporting event that, with 12 hours broadcasts every day, will [...]

Edgar Welker enters to the TV sports rights market in Uruguay

Edgar Welker, former President of the Uruguayan Football Association (AUF) bought last December 2018 the rights to broadcast  several football competitions for Uruguay on cable TV, FTA, radio and streaming, such as the South American Sub 17 and Sub 20 tournaments (both competitions already disputed) and the Copa America, through the company Dexary. Welker sold [...]

Claro to broadcast the Copa America in Chile through Claro Video

Aimed to bring the Copa Americas matches to all Chileans, Claro Chile announced that it will broadcast the football competition matches on Claro Video, the company’s OTT, which allows to watch content on up to five screens simultaneously. We want all people in Chile to live the Copa America through Claro Video, and that is [...]

DirecTV broadcasts the FIFA Women’s Football Cup in 4K for Latin America

The FIFA Women’s World Cup is being played in France until July 7th through DirecTV Sports, whose coverage includes live and 4K broadcasts and 4K through channel 4000 of its programming grid. Argentine, Brazilian and Chilean National Teams are the ones from Latin America taking part of the competition, which is having 52 National Teams [...]

DAZN develops campaign against sports piracy in Brazil

According to official information from the Brazilian Subscription TV Association (ABTA), activities related to piracy in Brazil generate losses of around USD 2.3 million at an annual level. This is the main reason why the DAZN streaming platform, recently launched in Brazil, brought together the country’s football teams recently taking part of the South American [...]

Tigo to broadcast 66 Costa Rican football matches before launching app in the country

Tigo Sports, a pay TV channel focused on sporting events, announced it will officially broadcast 66 Costa Rican football matches through the internet. The operator is close to launch the Tigo Sports app in the country in July, when next football tournament is expected to begin. The app is already available in other countries as [...]

Tigo reaches more than one million homes in Bolivia

The telecommunications company Millicom -which operates in Latin America under the Tigo brand-, is now available in more than one million households in Bolivia. According to the company, that was possible because of the company’s investment to develop a coaxial fiber optic network in the country. The investment of the company is estimated at USD [...]

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 [...]

Globo takes Palmeiras Brazil’s Cup matches to PPV

Through an official statement, the Brazilian FTA channel Globo confirmed that the Round of 16 matches of the Brazils Cup will only be available for Premiere subscribers. While Globo is still negotiating with Palmeiras to broadcast the teams matches in the Brasileirao tournament, the two Brazilian football team matches in the Brazil Cup will only [...]

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. [...]