ESPN Launched ESPNU and SEC Network in Mexico

What: ESPN launched ESPU and SEC Network focused on college sports lovers. Both networks will be available on Totalplay.
Why it matters: Together, ESPNU and SEC Network broadcast more than on thousand live college games, in addition to carrying over 600 original studio shows.

In 2005 ESPN decided to listen to college sports fans in the U.S. and launched ESPNU, focused on broadcasting live college sports events. Now, the channel makes its way into Mexico, on sports on Totalplay, the entertainment and total connectivity company offering internet, interactive television and telephone services.

Also available on the OTT will be SEC Network, devoted to covering collegiate sports in the Southeastern Conference, a college athletic conference whose member institutions are located primarily in the Southern part of the U.S.

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“We are excited to make both networks available to Totalplay customers in Mexico,” said Gerardo Casanova, vice president and managing director, Latin America North and ESPN Mexico.

ESPNU airs more than 650 live events annually, including conference championships and the crowning of national championships, in addition to carrying over 600 original studio shows. Together, ESPNU and SEC Network offer live college games including regular-season football games, men’s and women’s basketball games, soccer, volleyball, lacrosse, track & field, as well as unparalleled access to news and information shows, and original programming.

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Present in over 20 cities in the country, Totalplay is ESPNU and SEC Network’s first distribution partner in Mexico.


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