Monthly Archives: August 2020

Dataxis debates on how to integrate esports into the pay TV business

Dataxis held last Thursday, August 20th, a new virtual panel, entitled How to integrate E-Sports, kings of social distancing, into pay TV business. The panel featured different executives from the industry, such as Leo De Biase, Chief Relationship Officer at Bad Boy Leeroy; Jonathan Cisterna, General Manager at Temporada de Juegos; Damian Szafirsztein, Team Owner [...]

Sports TV Rights to own Bolivian football TV broadcasting rights until 2024

Days after the Bolivian Football Federation (FBF) announced the companies that submitted their offers for the Professional Football League TV broadcasting rights in the country, such as Tigo (Millicom) and GolTV (Tenfield), finally Sports TV Rights will be the one who will own the rights to broadcast Bolivian local football for the 2021-2024 period, as [...]

Band renews agreement with DAZN to broadcast Brasileirão’s C series

Brazilian company Grupo Bandeirantes announced days ago it has renewed the  agreement  it had run in 2019 DAZN to broadcast the Brasileirãos C series matches. As reported by several specialized websites in Brazil, the renewal will last until the end of the competition, and will be valid until January 31st, 2021. Matches will be broadcast [...]

Titan Channel is now available in Bolivia for Comteco digital subscribers

On August 12th, Bolivian Cooperativa de Telecomunicaciones de Cochabamba (Comteco) announced that the Titan Channel, specialized in contact sports and recently launched in Latin America, will be part of the TV channels catalog offered by the Bolivian entity. As officially reported by Comteco, the channel is now available for its digital subscribers and is broadcast [...]

Extreme E now available across Africa on ESPN

Extreme E, the electric off-road motor racing series, is now available across the African continent following an arrangement with The Walt Disney Company. The series will air on ESPN and ESPN2 in 2021. Extreme Es five-race global odyssey from the Arctic to the Amazon Rainforest, will be available live to more than 50 African countries [...]

ViacomCBS Networks International collaborates with OSN to roll out Paramount+ in MENA

ViacomCBS Networks International and OSN, the entertainment network has rolled out Paramount+, a premium streaming service that offers content from ViacomCBS brands, including Paramount Channel, Comedy Central, MTV and ViacomCBS International Studios and third parties.  Paramount+ will be accessible in MENA only on OSN streaming app and OSN Live TV from September 1st, the service [...]

Gobierno argentino declara internet, telefonía y TV paga como servicios esenciales

El Presidente de Argentina, Alberto Fernández, anunció este viernes 21 de agosto a través de su cuenta oficial de Twitter la decisión de declarar servicios públicos esenciales a la telefonía, internet y TV paga en el país. La medida, establecida a través del Decreto de Necesidad y Urgencia (DNU) N° 690 (2020), congelará las tarifas [...]

Argentine Government establishes internet, telephony and pay TV as essential services

Argentine President, Alberto Fernandez, announced this last Friday, August 21st, through his official Twitter account, the decision to declare telephony, internet and pay TV as essential public services in the country. The measure, established through the Need and Urgency Decree (DNU) N°. 690 (2020), will not change telephony, internet and pay TV services rates until [...]

Crunchyroll suma nuevos planes de suscripción premium

La plataforma Crunchyroll (AT&T), especializada en animé, anunció este lunes el lanzamiento de nuevos planes de suscripción a nivel global, incluyendo a Latinoamérica. Según detallaron oficialmente desde la compañía, quienes opten por una suscripción premium al OTT podrán elegir entre los planes Fan; Mega Fan y Fan Anual. Todos ellos incluyen una prueba gratuita de [...]