The streaming platform Fanatiz, whose catalog is focused on sports content, has officially announced on Monday, May 3rd, its launch in Mexico, where it has also reported that it will add Fox Sports channels to its content portfolio. As a result of this partnership, Fanatiz subscribers will be able to access various leagues in Latin America and Europe, such as Liga MX (Professional Mexican Football League); the Mexican Female Professional Football League; the Champions League; the Europa League; the Bundesliga; as well as events from the UFC, Formula 1, MLB, boxing and other disciplines.
According to figures reported by the company, during the last year, Fanatiz has increased its number of subscribers by more than 100%, and multiplied its reach with the addition of leagues and channels of global influence. The platform is now available in more than 90 countries.
‘We are very excited to offer Mexican fans the opportunity to access safely, and in one place, the greatest variety and quantity of football matches, together with the best sporting events and special programs live and in VOD’, reported Matias Rivera, CEO & Founder at Fanatiz. ‘We know that football is the king of sports in Mexico, with unconditional support for local teams and great interest in international professional leagues. For this reason, we are opening Mexico the doors to the largest stadium in the world’, added the executive, who is part of the lineup of confirmed speakers for the second Nextv Sport Latin America’s virtual edition, which is taking place this Tuesday, May 4th and Wednesday, May 5th.
In the same way, Ernesto Lopez, SVP of Production and Programming at Fox Sports México, reported that the channel ‘is a leader in the sports entertainment field and, with this commitment, we always aim to be at the forefront to offer our audiences one more option to consume our content’. The executive also highlighted that Fox Sports Mexico is ‘very happy and proud of this new partnership, which will allow us to expand our presence on such an important platform, as it is Fanatiz’. In addition, he reported that Fox Sports Mexico ‘understands the situation humanity is experiencing and the need to be connected and adapt ourselves to this new normality, always innovating and looking for new channels to meet the demands of our audience from any device’.
Other competitions available as part of Fanatiz’s offer are the Argentine League and series A and B of the Brazilian Professional Football League (Brasileirão). In addition, as a result of agreements with various partners, content from the Colombian channel RCN is also included, including the broadcast of the country’s Football League; Tigo Sports, through which matches of the Guatemalan League is also broadcast; RAI Italia, which offers up to four Italian football matches per week; as well as Inter TV, Lazio TV and Golf Channel. Likewise, as part of the launch of Fanatiz in Mexico, the platform will offer the Fox Sports Plan for MX $ 116 (USD 6) per month (VAT included) for the first three months, without access to an initial free trial. In addition, those who subscribe may also choose to combine the Basic and Fox Sports plans for MX $ 189 (USD 9) per month for three months, and access to a seven-day free trial. The Basic plan of the platform is offered for MX$ 79 (USD 4) per month, and the first seven days are free.
Matías Rivera, CEO & Founder AT Fanatiz, is one of the confirmed speakers in the ‘The sports TV business in the new normality’ panel, which will take place tomorrow, Wednesday, May 5th, between 11:30 AM (CDMX) and 12:10 PM (CDMX), as part of the second Nextv Sport Latin America’s virtual edition.