MEDIAPRO wins public contest to provide VAR for CONMEBOL
The group is the VAR service provider for leagues in Spain, Portugal, Mexico and the Arabian Gulf League
The MEDIAPRO group will be the official provider of VAR (Video Assistant Referee) technology for the South American Football Confederation (CONMEBOL) for major competition games for the 2018/19 seasons. The group will provide VAR services starting in the quarterfinals for the Copa Libertadores, Copa Sudamericana and Recopa. Additionally, the 2019 Copa América held in Brazil will feature this technology for the first time in order to analyze questionable plays at any time. This is MEDIAPRO’s second season providing VAR services for the Copa Libertadores.
MEDIAPRO is currently the official VAR technology provider for official competitions for leagues in Spain, Portugal, Mexico and the United Arab Emirates.
The audiovisual group has completed the approval process for FIFA/FIBA to provide video assistant referee services for both national and international competitions. The VAR system is being used increasingly frequently to help referees determine whether there are infractions or questionable plays. MEDIAPRO will provide the teams of professionals and technical equipment in order to guarantee service in all official CONMEBOL games. With this project, MEDIAPRO will strengthen its position as one of the most notable providers in the VAR technology market.
The MEDIAPRO group is a top producer and distributor of audiovisual content, with 53 production centers in 35 countries including Argentina, Chile, Mexico, Colombia, Bolivia and Peru. It is the leader in technical production services and satellite broadcasts. It produces more than 3,500 productions per year and has a fleet of 55 mobile units which broadcast events in high definition and 4K around the world.