Tag Archives: soccer

Ecuador’s soccer teams live-stream their matches on YouTube

Due to the legal conflict over the TV rights, Ecuadorian teams Liga de Quito, Barcelona and Emelec decided to live stream their matches for the recent date of the local tournament on their YouTube channels. The match between Barcelona and El Nacional was available on the YouTube channel BSCtv and was produced by Digital Plus. [...]

Pay TV operators to raise price of Premium soccer bundle in Argentina

The largest pay TV operators in Argentina will raise the price of the so-called “Soccer Pack”, which includes TNT Sports and Fox Sports Premium, the TV networks that broadcast all the matches of the local tournament. The subscription price will increase by 10% from AR$ 300 (USD 14.7) to AR$ 330 (USD 16.2). Both Cablevisión [...]

FEF opens new soccer rights tender

The Ecuadorian Soccer Federation (FEF) opened “under protest” a new soccer rights tender for the period 2018-2028. According to the justice, the entity has 15 days to carry out the process. The announcement of the opening of the tender was made by the president of FEF, Carlos Villacís, in a conference, with no questions, as [...]

2018 FIFA World Cup: Retailers in Argentina launch promotions to boost TV sales

Big retail chains in Argentina began launching promotions for TV sets, a few months before the start of the FIFA World Cup in June. With the momentum generated by the arrival of the main soccer event, sales are expected to grow by 15%. According to El Cronista newspaper, the most aggressive promotions will be launched [...]

Copa Libertadores games to be available on free-to-air TV in 2019

The South American Soccer Confederation (Conmebol) announced that starting next year matches of the Copa Libertadores tournament will be available on free-to-air TV, in each of the 10 affiliated countries. The entity opened on Tuesday the call for the first TV rights tender process for the 2019-2022 period. This process includes the sale of TV [...]

Flow signs Caribbean soccer TV deal

Flow Sports has signed a multi-year deal with the Confederation of North, Central American and Caribbean Association Football (Concacaf) to broadcast multiple confederation championships. Under the deal, the sports network secured English-language rights across its Caribbean footprint for the upcoming editions of the Concacaf Champions League, the Concacaf League, and the newly-launched Flow Caribbean Club [...]

Fanatiz to live stream all Libertadores and Sudamericana games in the US and Canada

Latin American soccer streaming service Fanatiz has signed an agreement with sports media agency MP & Silva to live stream all Copa Libertadores and Copa Sudamericana games in the United States and Canada. In the US, the service will live stream all matches from both competitions. A total of 40 Copa Libertadores matches and 30 [...]

Ecuador: Soccer league begins battle against illegal streams

The deal signed between the Ecuadorian Soccer Federation (FEF) and GolTV includes Internet rights. However, these transmissions have not been regulated due to the legal conflict with the Uruguayan company. According to El Comercio, different Facebook accounts are streaming the matches live. The Association of Small and Medium Cable Operators (Asocope in Spanish), which broadcasted [...]

Caracol Televisión extends Colombia national team rights

Colombian Soccer Federation (FCF in Spanish) and free-to-air broadcaster Caracol Televisión announced the renewal of the TV rights for the country’s national team games in the qualifiers for the Qatar 2022 World Cup. According to El Espectador, the deal is valued at USD 40 million for four years. In addition to the qualifiers, Caracol will [...]