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Telefonica to launch dedicated e-sports channel and team

Wednesday 11 January 2017 | 08:42 CET | News
Telefonica's domestic unit (Telefonica Espana) has announced 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. Under the terms of the deal, Telefonica will launch a dedicated channel called 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. Huawei's Honor

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Categories: Broadcast & Satellite / Internet
Companies: Huawei / Movistar / Orange Spain / Telefonica / Telefonica Espana / Vodafone
Countries: Spain
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