Tag Archives: FIFA

StarTimes secured deal to broadcast 2018 FIFA Club World Cup

StarTimes, the Chinese owned Pay TV firm has acquired exclusive media rights for FIFA Club World Cup UAE 2017& 2018 in Sub-Saharan Africa to be staged in the United Arab Emirates in December this year. FIFA Club World Cup is an international club football tournament between the champion clubs from each of the six continental [...]

FOX Sports denies Fifa-gate accusations

FOX Sports issued a press release denying the statements of Argentine businessman Alejandro Burzaco, who linked the channel in Fifa Gate corruption scandal. “Any suggestion that FOX Sports knew or approved bribes is absolutely false. FOX Sports did not have operational control over the entity directed by Burzaco, said the company. “The entity managed by [...]

FOX Sports niega acusaciones por el caso Fifa Gate

La cadena deportiva FOX Sports emitió un comunicado en el que niega las declaraciones del empresario argentino Alejandro Burzaco, quien involucró al canal en el escándalo conocido como Fifa-Gate. “Cualquier sugerencia en relación a que FOX Sports tuvo conocimiento o aprobó sobornos es absolutamente falsa. FOX Sports no tenía control operacional de la entidad que [...]

Brazilian broadcaster Rede TV! also goes for e-Sports

The Brazilian FTA TV channel Rede TV! joins the trend of producing content on e-Sports, as it launched a weekly show on the videogame FIFA, developed by the company Electronic Arts. The show is available on through their website, Facebook and YouTube channel. By doing this, Rede TV! joins other sports channels in Latin America [...]

DirecTV prepares for 2018 World Cup

Guillermo Barreto, AVP Sports Content, DirecTV Latin America, spoke to NexTV News Latam about the live coverage that DirecTV Sports will offer of all 64 matches of the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia. The DTH operator has broadcast the event since 1998.   -How will the coverage be for the 2018 World Cup? We [...]

StarTimes to air the 2017 FIFA Confederations Cup

StarTimes will broadcast the 2017 FIFA Confederations Cup live in its channels ST World Football, channel number 245 and ST Sports Premium, channel number 246.  The tournament will see eight teams competing for the trophy and will welcome the winners of different regional tournaments such as UEFA, CONCAF, AFC etc. It will be fierce, especially [...]

StarTimes get exclusive broadcasting right for the FIFA U-20

In 2017 FIFA U-20 World Cup will take place with 24 young teams. StarTimes the pay TV broadcaster will be the exclusive broadcaster for Sub-Saharan Africa. “The tournament will be intense, between a host country which wants to prove it belongs to the great nations of football and the favorites France and Argentina, who want [...]

StarTimes bags FIFA 2018 World Cup rights in Kenya

Chinese group StarTimes announced the acquisition of the broadcasting rights of FIFA 2018 World Cup in Kenya. The media group will also broadcast all other footbalistic events. Mark Lisboa, VP StarTimes commented: We are delighted to secure the broadcast rights to the 2018 World Cup, a tournament that every soccer fan across the globe looks [...]