The media company Fox reported that the sports channel Fox Sports mobile app to watch live content reached the mark of 186 hundred unique Argentinian users in the Boca – River football match, disputed last November 11 th , in occasion of the ‘Libertadores de América’ Final Cup. The second and decisive match will be played next November 24 th , and it will be also forwarded by Fox Sports.
The number of users reached the 250 unique ones in all Latin America. There were also registered 250 thousand app downloads during the 48 hour – period of the football match weekend.
‘We are very happy and impressed with this first great Final Cup results’, expressed Carlos Martínez, Fox Networks Group Latin American’s president. ‘We had production values with no precedents, and a great professional deployment. There is no doubt that professional’s dedication and compromise demonstrated had made the difference’, he
Apart from that, Fox announced that its anti – piracy team detected more than 1.4 million of intends to illegally access to content. The non – allowed links were identified, denounced and removed. Moreover, social networks with promoted those links for non-respecting Intellectual Property Rights were blocked too. Fox Sports owns the Libertadores Cup television licenses since 2002.