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Live ESPN channels added to Movistar Play in Latin America

Friday 24 June 2016 | 08:36 CET | News
Telefonica has announced the addition of three ESPN channels to its Movistar Play OTT service in Chile, Colombia and Peru. Movistar Play subscribers can now access live sports programming via the channels ESPN, ESPN2 and ESPN3 on any connected device. Content will include the Spanish football league, Champions League football, Grand Slam tennis tournaments and the Rio 2016 Olympic Games. The deal with ESPN is the first major distribution agreement signed by Telefonica since it expanded Movistar Play in Latin America.

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Categories: Broadcast & Satellite / Internet
Companies: ESPN / Movistar / Telefonica
Countries: Chile / Colombia / Peru
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