Category Archives: Free to Air

TV Azteca sells U.S. network Azteca America to HC2

Mexicos TV Azteca announced that it has sold Azteca America – the companys broadcast television network focused on the U.S. Hispanic market – to HC2 Network Inc., a subsidiary of HC2 Holdings, a diversified holding company based in New York City. Through this transaction, HC2 Network acquired Azteca America, some rights on part of its [...]

Chiles TVN reduces losses

Chilean broadcaster TVN reported losses of CH$ 5.4 billion (USD 8.4 million) during January and September of this year. This is 45% less than the CH$ 9.8 billion (USD 15.3 million) from previous year. The data was revealed by TVNs Chairman of the board, Ricardo Solari, in the Science and Technology Commission of the Chamber [...]

Televisa extends deal with NFL

Grupo Televisa announced that it has extended for another three years its contract with the National Football League (NFL). This way, three more games will be played at Estadio Azteca, one each year, until 2021. So far, three NFL games were played in Mexico. The new agreement will allow matches to continue at Estadio Azteca [...]

Canal 1s audience keeps growing in Colombia

More than 14 million people have already watched Canal 1s new programming since its launch (August 14) and until November 9. According to data from Kantar Ibope Media, in October it closed the month as the third channel with the highest rating in national television. During the first week of November, the channel reported good [...]

Kwesé Free Sports launched in Liberia

Pan-African media group Econet Media and the Raising Africa Media Incorporated (RAM) have launched Kwesé Free Sports in Liberia, which is Africas oldest republic. Africas largest free-to-air channel, Kwesé Free Sports, will now be available on CLAR TV (Channel 5), introducing a 24-hour premium sports channel for Liberian enjoyment. The FTA channel offers unrestricted access [...]

The businessman Luksic becomes the owner of 100% of Canal 13 of Chile by buying the part that was missing

Chilean businessman Andrónico Luksic bought 33% of Canal 13 of Chile from Universidad Católica, thus becoming the only owner of the FTA TV station. Luksic had acquired the remaining 67% in 2010 by paying USD 55 million, while now he had to pay USD 10 million. According to the General Manager of TV Medios (Luksic [...]

Kwesé TV launches free channel Ezekiel TV in Zimbabwe

Kwese TV, Pan African broadcaster, has added the Ezekiel TV channel produced by Zimbabwe Assemblies of God (ZAOGA) to its free-to-air line-up as one of five Kwesé Free TV channels offered in Zimbabwe. This move is part of the ‘always on’ service that allows anyone with a Kwesé TV decoder to watch FTA channels even [...]

Kwesé TV available now in Liberia

Kwesé Free Sports channel has been made available in Liberia on 2nd of November by the Pan-African media group Econet Media and Raising African Media Incorporated (RAM). The largest free-to-air channel, Kwesé Free Sports channel, is now available on CLAR providing premium sports channel to the Liberian audiences on a 24-hour basis.  Joseph Hundah, president [...]

Mediapro, Turner sign deal for Chile national team TV rights

Turner Chile and Spanish company Mediapro have signed a deal to administer the television and commercial rights of the Chile national soccer team, from 2018 until 2022. This partnership was recently made official when Jorge Carey, CEO of Turner Chile, and Tatxo Benet, managing partner of Mediapro group, signed the agreement at a meeting held [...]

Kwesé Free Sports to broadcast live Joshua VS Takam fight

Kwesé will broadcast Joshuas fight against Takam live on pan-Africans largest free-to-air channel Kwesé Free Sports, as the exclusive African broadcaster for all Anthony Joshua fights. Sports fans across Africa have free access to enjoy this explosive fight wherever they are. Kwesé Free Sports channel will provide full ring side access as Nigerias son Joshua [...]