Tag Archives: Italy

Mediapro expands Pan American Games borders with YouTube

The Spanish company Mediapro announced it came to terms with YouTube to broadcast the Lima 2019 Pan American Games live and for the first time on the video platform, not including Turkey and the American continent. The companies did not give details on the agreements economic terms, which was possible thanks to the Peruvian Olympic [...]

DAZN could buy Fox Sports Brazil

Sports OTT DAZN, soon to be launched in Brazil, could be one of the  possible candidates to buy Fox Sports in the country, according to Brazilian journalists Eduardo Ohata (Yahoo) and Mauricio Lima (Veja magazine). Fox Sports sale was an Economic Defense Administrative Councils (CADE) decision,  which approved the merger between Fox and Disney but [...]

DAZN arrives at Latin America with a new sponsorship model

DAZN Group announced significant changes in its structure.  In the Latin American Spanish market, where DAZN was not launched as an OTT yet, it created an innovative off-the-shelf network called DAZN +. In addition, the sports platform VOD ePlayer was renamed, and its new denomination is DAZN Player. This is a decisive moment for DAZN, [...]

Amazon Prime Video will broadcast Diego Maradona’s serie

Argentine ex-footballer Diego Maradona will have his bioseries through Amazon Prime Video, which will be named Sueño Bendito. According to official information given by the company,  “It’s a one-hour biopic series that will follow this legendary footballer triumphs and challenges, as well as key moments of both professional career and personal life. Maradona will be [...]

Huawei to launch video service in Spain

China’s Huawei has teamed up with Atresmedia to create the new streaming service Huawei Video, which will be launched in Spain and Italy during the first quarter of 2018.   Atresmedia will be a “key content partner”. The new service will be available on smartphones, tablets and other mobile devices. The platform will have a free [...]

Al Jazeera interested in Italian merger

Qatari pay-TV broadcaster, Al Jazeera, is eyeing a possible tie-up with the Italian commercial broadcaster, Mediasets pay-TV venture, Mediaset Premium. Mediaset is a big company and is a great opportunity for us,” said Emir Ali Bin Thamer al Thani, a member of the Qatari royal family that indirectly controls Al Jazeera. We are evaluating the [...]

Arqiva brings Italian content to North Africa

UK-based communications infrastructure company, Arqiva, has inked a three-year contract with Italy-based broadcaster, LT Televisioni, to distribute Italian language content across North Africa and Europe via Eutelsats Hotbird satellite platform. LT Multimedia will provide Arqiva with one single Multi-Protocol Transport Service (MPTS) stream that contains four video channels including- an Italian cuisine and cooking show, [...]