Vivaro and BLAST.tv Deliver Counter-Strike World Cup Qualifiers to an Audience of More Than 20 Million Gaming Fans
Vivaro’s Liga Ace Esports, Latin America’s leader in organizing, producing, and transmitting eSports, has partnered with BLAST.tv to broadcast the Americas Counter-Strike World Cup Qualifier to an audience of more than 20 million viewers across five continents. AMERICAN RMR – CS GO 2023 will be hosted in Monterrey, Nuevo León, Mexico and will be streamed to viewers in real-time via Blast.tv on its YouTube and Twitch channels.
16 elite Counter-Strike teams will face off to represent the Americas in Counter-Strike World Cup that will be held in Paris, France, in May. Teams from Argentina, Brazil, Canada and the US will compete for five places in the World Cup. Each team will compete in multiple rounds to achieve various objectives that will lead them to victory.
“We are positioning Nuevo León as the hub for esports in Latin America. Thanks to our proximity to the United States, we have the opportunity to grow the industry in our region. We’re also very excited to bring together Latin American talent and share it with the rest of the world,” said Octavio Echeagaray, CEO of Liga ACE Esports.
Hosting the Counter-Strike World Cup Qualifier in Mexico is a milestone for eSports in Latin America. Liga ACE Esports and Blast.tv are providing a seamless experience for gaming audiences and enabling anyone from across the globe to watch the tournament. The solution combines ultra-low latency connectivity, innovative broadcast technology and deep experience in eSports to deliver high-quality and ultra-reliable access to gaming content.
Liga Ace Esports works in collaboration across Vivaro’s business units: Vivaro Telecom, Vivaro Media and Vivaro Video. Vivaro Telecom has deployed network connectivity to transport the signal and images to the US and the rest of the world in real time. The solutions uses Vivaro’s low-latency fiber optic network and redundant internet connectivity between Nuevo Laredo, Mexico and McAllen, US. Vivaro Media brings its experience in the distribution and transmission of signal and video around the world for global events, while Vivaro Video contributes with its extensive knowledge of production of international sporting events.
Liga ACE Esports is the largest eSports community in Latin America. It is a company dedicated to the organization, production and broadcasting of esports events. Liga ACE Esports aims to achieve a profitable esports ecosystem that allows us to empower youth to challenge their capabilities through gaming.
All the details over the AMERICAN RMR – CS GO 2023 tournament will be streaming through Blast.tv and on ACE’s social networks @LigaAceEsports on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Twitch and YouTube.
Vivaro is the parent company of Vivaro Telecom, Vivaro Media, Vivaro Digital, Vivaro Video, Vivaro Gaming, Vivaro Properties and Vivaro Comunidad. It provides expertise and digital infrastructure related to the delivery of video content, communications, digital transformation, eSports and the production and transmission of sports, news, and television programs in Latin America. Headquartered in Monterrey, Mexico, it operates across a global footprint with +247,000 kilometers of fiber network, 13 data centers, and has +100,000 views of its content per hour globally. Vivero operates Liga Ace Esports, the biggest esports league in Latin America, a company dedicated to organizing, producing, and transmitting eSports events.
We’re here to champion and elevate esports, taking it to the next level of global entertainment. We create live and digital experiences. From tournaments that pack out major arenas to content that will blow your socks off.
We’re opening the door to millions of fans, celebrating the highs and the lows, the rollercoaster of emotions, the high octane drama of live competitions, the tribal team loyalties and the intense thrill that every second of competitive gaming brings. BLAST.tv had 159 million views and 1.66 billion views in 2021.