ESPN Channels Become Available in Mexico


ESPN has launched ESPNU and SEC Network in Mexico, where the channels will be offered to fans of college sports on Totalplay in more than 20 cities across the country.

ESPNU, a 24-hour college sports television channel, debuted in the U.S. in 2005. It airs more than 650 live events annually, including conference championships and the crowning of national championships, in addition to carrying 600-plus original studio shows.

ESPN and the Southeastern Conference created SEC ESPN Network in 2014. The channel, which is available in dozens of countries, airs more than 45 SEC football games, 100 men’s basketball games, 60 women’s basketball games, 75 baseball games and other events from across the SEC’s 21 sports each year. Programming includes studio shows, daily news and information with SEC Now, and original content such as SEC Storied and SEC Inside.

Totalplay is ESPNU and SEC Network’s first distribution partner in Mexico.

“ESPNU and SEC Network offer the best of college sports and we are excited to make both networks available to Totalplay customers in Mexico,” said Gerardo Casanova, the VP and managing director for Latin America North and ESPN Mexico. “Together, ESPNU and SEC Network will immediately offer college sports fans in Mexico more than 1,000 exclusive live events, including regular-season football games, men’s and women’s basketball games, soccer, volleyball, lacrosse, track and field, as well as unparalleled access to news and information shows and original programming.”

Hugo Adrian Hernandez, the content director at Totalplay, added: “At Totalplay we always look for the best experience for our users, and incorporating these new channels reinforces this commitment. We are very enthusiastic to continue offering differentiated services to our clients and to strengthen strategic alliances between two important companies with the same goal, which is to always look for the greatest satisfaction in what we offer.”