Football networks and the new pay TV business to open second Nextv Sport Latin America’s virtual edition

After the first Nextv Series Andean’s edition, Dataxis continues with its virtual events scheduled for 2021, and will be in charge of organizing the second Nextv Sport Latin America’s virtual edition The conference will take place on Tuesday, May 4th and Wednesday, May 5th, and will bring together eight discussion panels and a one-on-one session. Registration for the event can be done here.

The panel that will open the new edition of the conference is entitled ‘Football networks and the new pay TV business: from sports TV networks to D2C’, and will take place tomorrow, Tuesday, May 4th, between 9:00 AM and 10:00 AM (CDMX). Some of the key topics to be developed and debated during the event will focus on the ideal time to build a standalone OTT for sports; the link between TV Everywhere and the new monetization for streaming platforms; subscription, freemium, live PPV and ad-supported models; how to reach Hispanics in the US and the rest of the world as an add-on OTT, and other related issues.

Industry executives specially gathered by Dataxis to star in the first Nextv Sport Latin America’s panel are Andres Nieto, Director at Claro Sports Latin America; Jaime Parada, General Manager at Win Sports; Leandro Lagos, Director at Tigo Sports Costa Rica; Sofia Regojo, Senior Vice President of Global Sales, Media & Telecom at Kaltura; and Hernan Chiofalo, Commercial Manager at TyC Sports.

Following the success of its first virtual edition in 2020, Nextv Sport Latin America 2021 will bring together the top executives making live sports broadcasting happen in a region that is home to some of the world’s most passionate fans. Recent changes in sports broadcasting consumption trends, which have been accelerated by the Covid pandemic, have forced rights owners, leagues, teams, TV networks and sports streaming services to reassess their short, medium and long-term strategy. The event will be sponsored by Accedo, Kaltura, Nunchee, WSC Sports, Bitmovin and Ross, and will take place on Tuesday, May 4th and Wednesday, May 5th, starting at 9:00 AM (CDMX) both days. 

Registration for the Nextv Sport Latin America’s virtual edition is free for Latin American pay TV operators; FTA broadcasters; sports TV channels, OTT platforms, leagues, teams and associations, and telecom operators.