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Mediapro acquires World Padel Tour rights

Mediapro has acquired the international audiovisual broadcasting rights to World Padel Tour. The agreement gives the audiovisual rights for World Padel Tour to Mediapro for the upcoming seasons. World Padel Tour has chosen Mediapro to help with the roll-out of international expansion of the competition. With this coming together, World Padel Tour said it has […]

February 1, 2022

Mexico: La Liga extends Televisa deal

La Liga, Spain’s top flight football league, has agreed an eight-year broadcasting extension with Televisa worth a reported $70 million (€61.1m) per year – double the amount of the current deal. The deal to air La Liga in Mexico and Central America begins with the 2024-25 season. Televisa’s Sky Sports channels have held a partnership […]

November 12, 2021

Analysis: Global markets key to Netflix expansion

An Ampere Analysis report shows where Netflix is likely to increase its content investment as the streaming giant’s focus of activity becomes more global than ever. Between Q4 2019 and Q3 2020, North American commissions accounted for 55 per cent of Netflix Original titles, but this share fell to 45 per cent between Q4 2020 […]

November 8, 2021

Dish Mexico signs multiyear agreements with SES

SES has extended its relationship with Dish Mexico, which uses the SES QuetzSat-1 satellite, to now include greater choice and functionality for viewers. The new multi-year agreements with Dish will add more than $85 million to the SES contracted backlog. Dish Mexico said it selected SES’s Online Video Platform (OVP) solution for its ability to […]

November 4, 2021By Chris Forrester

Setplex and CEF Technology partner

Setplex, a provider of flexible, end-to-end solutions for OTT service providers, has announced a partnership with CEF Technology, a consulting group specializing in the digital television industry. The partnership allows CEF Technology to offer Setplex’s end-to-end OTT platform to Internet Service Providers (ISPs) in the Latin American region, including Mexico, the Caribbean, and countries throughout […]

September 28, 2021

Eutelsat loses $120m dispute with Mexico

Eutelsat Americas has been in a long-running dispute with Mexico. The argument arises out of a regulatory requirement to reserve a certain amount of megahertz of capacity for Mexican government use. Mexico has won the arbitration. Mexico alleged that Satmex (which Eutelsat bought in 2014) had been required to provide a greater amount of megahertz […]

September 20, 2021By Chris Forrester

Vubiquity renews izzi deal

Content services and media technology solutions provider Vubiquity has confirmed a multi-year renewal agreement with Mexican cable TV operator izzi. As part of this agreement, Vubiquity will continue to provide content licensing and processing for the izzitv service. Vubiquity holds relationships with hundreds of content creators and distributors around the globe, bringing the latest release […]

September 13, 2021

Eleven to stream Las Chivas matches in 100+ countries

Eleven has agreed a partnership with Mexican football team Club Deportivo Guadalajara, AKA Las Chivas. Football fans in over 100 countries worldwide will have free access to live and on-demand matches from the 2021 Liga MX and Liga MX Femenil season, courtesy of Eleven’s global streaming service ElevenSports.com. Pedro Presa, Eleven Group Chief D2C Officer, […]

August 17, 2021By Nik Roseveare

OTT app seeUplay PRO launches with live Mexican football

The football OTT app brings live Liga BBVA under division tournaments to domestic audiences for the first time Mexican sports technology company seeUplay has launched seeUplay PRO, a new streaming platform for non-televised Mexican football. Built in partnership with OTT agency StreamAMG, the new service offers live access to Liga MX youth leagues in the […]

July 30, 2021

Musk’s Starlink approved for Mexico

Elon Musk’s Starlink broadband-by-satellite system has been approved for activity in Mexico. Users can access the technology from October 28th and the licence will run for 10 years. Instituto Federal de Telecomunicaciones (IFT) received the Starlink application on April 2nd this year and the licence was granted on May 28th. The system must be operational […]

July 13, 2021By Chris Forrester