Tag Archives: soccer

New Premium soccer bundle nears 600,000 subscribers in Argentina

According to a Página 12 report, citing two industry sources, the new premium soccer bundle called Pack Fútbol – with FOX Sports Premium and TNT Sports channels – has now reached nearly 600,000 subscribers in Argentina. Until October 30, all the games are also available in the basic packages at no additional cost, in standard [...]

Conmebol signs commercial rights deal with IMG-Perform

The South American Soccer Confederation (Conmebol) has selected IMG and Perform as its new partner for the commercialisation of its club competitions for 2019- 2022. The consortium offered a guaranteed minimum of USD 1.4 billion. Now, several changes are expected in the broadcasts of the games for the next seasons. According to Olé sports daily, [...]

América Móvil and Telemundo present bids for Mexico national soccer team media rights

NBCUniversal/Telemundo and América Móvil announced that they have jointly submitted to the Mexican Soccer Federation bids for the Mexico National Team media rights, one for the United States, and the other for the rest of the world, for two World Cup cycles. The bids include rights to all mens and womens Mexico National Team divisions. [...]

Argentinas soccer will be available at no additional cost until October 31

Argentina’s soccer league will remain available on pay TV, at no additional cost and in standard definition, until October 31, sources from the companies that own the TV rights told La Nación. After that date, users will have to subscribe to the new premium bundle, called “Pack Fútbol”, which costs AR $ 300 (USD 17.5). [...]

New soccer streaming service launches in Chile

The new soccer streaming service Fanatiz was launched in Chile this week with an offer that includes live matches, in HD, of leagues from Argentina, Mexico, Peru and Chile. The monthly subscription costs USD 14.99 but currently has a promotional value of USD 9.99, after 14 days of free trial. The service has global reach [...]

New Premium soccer bundle estimated to have 7% of pay TV market in Argentina

According to data published by El Cronista newspaper, Argentinas largest pay TV operator, Cablevisión already has 200,000 subscribers of the new Fútbol Pack, which includes the channels to watch the local tournament, while DirecTV has already marketed at least 180,000 packages. If the numbers are extrapolated, it could be estimated that the Premium package would [...]

More than 200,000 Movistar clients watched the World Cup 2018 qualifiers online in Peru

Movistar Peru announced that more than 200,000 customers watched the Ecuador vs Peru soccer match, as well as the other games of the South American teams, through its mobile platforms Movistar Play and Movistar Fútbol. According to the company, 60% of users watched the match between Ecuador and Peru, which was played on September 5, [...]

Lobos Buap to live stream its matches

Mexican soccer team Lobos BUAP decided to follow the example of Chivas TV and announced the launch of Lobos TV, a new site to live stream its matches, since the team has not yet closed any TV deal. Alfonso Esparza, rector of BUAP (Benemérita Autonomous University of Puebla) said that this project is temporary and [...]

FOX, Turner deny DTT soccer retrans rights

FOX Networks Group (FNG) and Turner, owners of the Argentine soccer TV rights, said in a joint statement that the TDA (the Digital TV platform) is not authorized to broadcast the Superliga (name of the first division tournament) matches. The clarification come after the President of the state-owned telecom company Arsat, Rodrigo de Loredo, said [...]

Argentinas soccer to remain on DTT until year-end

The matches of the Superliga, the new national soccer tournament, which began last weekend, were available on Argentinas DTT platform and according to Arsat president Rodrigo de Loredo, will continue to be transmitted on digital TV “for three or four more months.” “The TDA (Open Digital TV) will continue to broadcast soccer for several more [...]