eSports

Telefónica to create dedicated eSports platform, partners with ESL

Luis Miguel Gilpérez, Manuel Morena of ESL Spain and ESL CEO Ralf Reichter

Telefónica España has signed a strategic agreement with electronic sports giant ESL to develop a platform with exclusive content for the Movistar+ premium pay TV… Read more

French internet users tune into eSports

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More than a quarter of French internet users are interested in eSports, according to audience research outfit Mediametrie. According to Mediametrie, some 45.2% of the… Read more

Content is still King

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Kate Bulkley assesses the threat of a “Convergence Bloodbath” as Millennials grow up.  The march towards convergence has been going on a while but it has taken… Read more

Immersive tech companies form VR coalition, Disruptive Reality

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A coalition of five immersive technology-focused companies has come together to work on a category of VR content they have dubbed ‘immersive entertainment’. The collective, known as… Read more

Vivendi takes plunge into eSports with ESL alliance

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Vivendi has struck a major strategic partnership deal with eSports group ESL that will see both groups collaborate to create the first official eSports leagues… Read more

UPC in Switzerland launches eSports portal

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Liberty Global-owned cable operator UPC Switzerland is jumping on the e-sports bandwagon by launching its own dedicated eSports.ch portal. Citing the statistic that over 750,000… Read more

Whitepaper | eSports – The Next Big Content Play

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eSports is gaining ground but will it be the next big content play? Let’s Play videos are among the most popular games in the online… Read more

Cable Congress: eSports fastest growing phenomenon in sports

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The rise of eSports has been the fastest-growing phenomenon ever in sports broadcasting but traditional broadcasters may struggle to tap into this market, Cable Congress… Read more

AMC creates eSports SVOD network

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AMC Networks International Iberia and gamer culture MCN Machinima have created an SVOD network dedicated to eSports and gaming. The platform, billed as a “many2many… Read more

Sky and ITV partner on eSports channel

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Sky and ITV have partnered with video gaming TV network Ginx to relaunch what they claim is the UK and Ireland’s only 24-hour eSports TV… Read more

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