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Telefónica launches Movistar e-sports

January 11, 2017

From David Del Valle in Madrid

Spain’s Telefónica has reached a strategic agreement with e-sports company ESL to develop a platform with exclusive content for its Movistar+ brand in Spain and to create a professional club for electronic sports.

Telefónica will launch a dedicated channel – Movistar eSports – covering matches from leagues such as ESL One, ESL Intel Extreme and ESL Masters Series.

The company has also set up an e-sports club called Movistar Riders made up of various professional video game teams based at the Movistar Game Centre.


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