Tag Archives: NBA

Rede Bandeirantes takes the NBA finals to Brazilian FTA

Brazilian Bandeirantes Communication Group (Band) announced last Monday that it came to terms  with the NBA (National Basketball Association), to broadcast the finals of the 2018/2019 season on Brazilian FTA TV after almost 20 years. The last time the channel aired matches of the competition was at the end of 2000, when the Los Angeles [...]

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 [...]

Twitter announces new video content deals in Latin America

Twitter has announced new premium content deal in Latin America, including sports, news and entertainment from companies like Fox Sports, Sony Pictures Television, Turner and Viacom, among others. During its first TwitterFronts event for Latin America, the social network announced 11 deals. The new live and original programming includes a partnership with Fox Sports to [...]

DirecTV offers multiplatform coverage of NBA games

DirecTV will offer up to 123 NBA games of the 2018-2019 season – starting on October 16 – live and in HD on DirecTV Sports 2 and with online access through DIRECTVSports.com and DirecTV Sports App. Subscribers can access to additional programming by subscribing to the exclusive NBA League Pass package. There will be 96 [...]

Vivo launches new plans with data bonus for video, music apps

Brazilian operator Vivo (Telefónica) has launched new post-paid plans called Vivo Familia- that include a data bonus for exclusive use in selected music and video applications. Through Vivo Familia’s ‘Double Play’ customers automatically get extra data to use selected apps like YouTube, Spotify, Vivo Music, Studio +, NBA and WatchMusic. For example, customers with the [...]

Vivo to offer NBA games in virtual reality

Brazilian mobile operator Vivo (Telefonica) announced that it will offer its customers the possibility of accessing  live games of the NBA through mobile phones and in virtual reality. This technology will be available to premium subscribers of the NBA app, which Vivo launched in April. A total of 27 games of the new season (one [...]

“The potential for eSports is huge”

Pitter Rodriguez, Head of Sports Partnerships Latam at Twitter, spoke in an exclusive interview during the course of the conference NexTV Series South America on the importance of live sports, the agreements for the region and the growth of eSports. “Twitter entered sports broadcasts because we saw that large part of the conversations on the platform [...]

Vivo to stream NBA games on mobile phones

Brazilian telecommunications company Vivo (Telefónica) announced a deal with the NBA to offer the games to its mobile clients. According to the operator, customers can access the service for prices 50% lower than other digital options in the market. Vivo’s clients gain access to the service through the NBA application (for iOS and Android), which Vivo [...]

SportsMax del Caribe adquirió la NBACaribbean's SportsMax acquired the NBA

El canal deportivo SportsMax del operador caribeño de TV paga Digicel compró los derechos para televisar en el Caribe (en más de 30 territorios) los partidos de la NBA, la liga de básquet de Estados Unidos. La compañía no develó cuántos años de duración tiene el contrato, aunque señaló que es un acuerdo multianual. De [...]

SporTV de Globo de Brasil transmitirá la NBAGlobo´s SporTV from Brazil to broadcast NBA

El canal deportivo brasileño SporTV de la cadena Globosat (Globo) comenzará este 24 de febrero a transmitir partidos de la NBA, el torneo de básquet de Estados Unidos. De esta manera, los directivos de la liga norteamericana logran un gran avance hacia su principal objetivo, que es que Globo emita los encuentros por la TV [...]