Colombia's ETB, Movistar, UNE, Claro add UFC channel

DetailsJuan Fernandez Gonzalez | 29 July 2015

Following a multi-operator agreement between UFC and its distributor Televisa, the martial arts association's network will land on Colombia's main pay-TV platforms, namely ETB, Movistar TV, UNE-Tigo and Claro TV.

UFC Network delivers most of the tournament's fights, live events, training sessions, reality shows, and analysis programming. The entire line-up is broadcast on the pay-TV network in HD and in Spanish-language.

"UFC Network has contributed to consolidate our position within the audiovisual industry. We have exceed our own expectations, both in growth, brand positioning and subscribers increasing", commented Daniel Picazzo, sales director, Televisa . "From this month on, UFC's fans in Colombia will [experience] sport on the channels 420 on ETB, 510 on UNE, 898 on Movistar TV and 898 on ClaroTV".

"We're very happy of UFC increasing its coverage among Colombians. We know our fans are looking forward to seeing the results", added Jaime Pollack, senior VP, global contents for Latin America, UFC.