Tag Archives: soccer

FOX and Turner unveil new Argentine Superliga

FOX and Turner officially presented the newly-created Argentine Superliga, the upcoming national soccer tournament. The event was held in an important hotel in Buenos Aires and was attended by the main executives of the companies, as well as the journalists and TV hosts. Both FOX Sports Premium and TNT Sports, the channels that will broadcast [...]

FOX denies negotiations with Sportflix

FOX Sports Latin America has categorically denied in a statement having any negotiation for sports rights with the OTT service Sportflix, which will be launched later this month and will offer live events from several leagues. The clarification comes after the Argentine soccer league, of which Fox and Turner have the broadcast rights, was mentioned [...]

Chilevisión to broadcast Chile’s qualifiers for 2022 World Cup

Free-to-air channel Chilevisión (Turner) has secured the rights to broadcast the matches of the Chilean national team during the South American qualifiers for the 2022 FIFA World Cup Qatar. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed. “The offer is higher than the previous deal”, said Arturo Salah, president of the National Professional Soccer Association [...]

Bolívar signs deals with pay TV operators

Bolivian soccer team Bolívar, current champion of the tournament, has recently sold its TV rights to three pay TV operators – Cotas, Inter Satelital and Coteor- and is about to close another agreement with the company Digital Cable, Bolivars General Manager, Fernando Ibargüen told NexTV News Latam. Clausura 2017 tournament begins today, July 28. Ibargüen said that these agreements are [...]

Argentine pay TV operators launch new premium soccer bundle

Argentina’s pay TV companies began offering the so-called Fútbol Pack, the new premium soccer bundle with the channels to access the matches of the national tournament, which begins in August. According to La Nación daily, until September 30, the games will remain available free of charge in standard definition. To access the tournament, as well [...]

New OTT service to launch in Mexico

The new streaming platform Sportflix, which will allow access to live sports, will be available in Mexico in August. According to information on its website, the service offers three subscription plans and it has already opened a pre-registration period. This initiative emerged from the personal experience of its creator, the entrepreneur Matías Said. “I’m very [...]

Chiles TVN to broadcast Liga MX matches

Chilean broadcaster TVN announced that it will air the 2017-2018 season of Mexico’s soccer league, known as Liga MX, which begins on July 21 with the participation of a several Chilean players. “More and more Chileans are playing in the Mexican tournament and we want to see them in action defending the colors of their [...]

Twitter unveils sports strategy in Brazil

During an event in São Paulo, Twitter presented its sports strategy and reveled data confirming that sport is one of the main topics of conversation in the country. The social network said that 80% of Brazilians on Twitter are interested in sports. From the beginning of 2016 until June 2017, the platform recorded 217 million Tweets [...]

Gama TV and TC agree to pay debt to Ecuadorian Soccer Federation

Free-to-air channels TC Televisión and Gama TV have agreed to pay the debts related to their TV rights for national soccer tournaments, said the Ecuadorian Soccer Federation (FEF in Spanish). The channels that own the broadcast rights to the Ecuadorian Football Championship until December 2017 “have committed to make a very important payment to the [...]