Tag Archives: soccer

Argentina’s soccer to remain free until November

The Argentine Government has agreed with the companies that own the TV rights (Fox-Turner) to offer the games of the national soccer league for free during a limited period of three months, La Nación reported. In this way, all users subscribing to the new package to watch soccer matches will be subsidized for 90 days, starting [...]

Bolivar launches live soccer streaming app

Bolivian team Bolivar has launched a new application called Bolivar TV- to offer live streaming of its home games on mobile devices. Bolivar is the only team of the Bolivian Professional Soccer League (LFPB in Spanish) that did not give up its TV broadcasting rights, so initially it offered some games on YouTube. Now, it has [...]

FOX Sports to offer mix of premium and basic channels for Argentine soccer

Hernán Donnari, SVP & COO of FOX Sports Latin America, offered some details on how the company will broadcast the Argentine soccer league. According to the executive, FOX Sports will combine different platforms: the new channel FOX Sports Premium, which will be launched with the start of the next tournament in August, will air the most [...]

Latina to broadcast Peruvian soccer league

Peruvian free-to-air TV channel Latina (canal 2) signed an agreement with Gol TV, the owner of the TV rights, to broadcast 54 games of the national soccer league, starting on April 23. Latina obtained the rights to broadcast the domestic tournament, called Campeonato Descentralizado, over the next five years for USD 15 million. “Gol TV [...]

Brazilian soccer teams join to negotiate FTA, PPV rights

Brazilian Serie A soccer teams Palmeiras, Santos, Atlético Paranaense, Coritiba and Bahia announced that they have signed a commitment to negotiate the TV rights for free-to-air TV (FTA) and Pay-per-view (PPV). In Pay TV, the teams already signed agreements with Esporte Interativo (Turner). According to the president of the Deliberative Council of Atlético Paranaense, Mario Celso [...]

Fox, Turner win Argentine soccer TV rights

The Argentine Football Association (AFA) announced that the joint venture Fox-Turner won the rights to broadcast Argentine soccer matches for five years. Fox-Turner’s joint proposal won the race for the TV rights against US company ESPN and Spanish MediaPro. The contract will begin in August, when a new local tournament begins. Fox-Turner will pay AR$ [...]

Mediapro to produce Bolivian soccer league

Mediapro will produce the Bolivian Soccer League for The Game, the company that owns the TV rights of the championship in the country. A team of 60 professionals will produce 264 competition games as well as the classifying games the Bolivian National team plays at home for the World Cup, Copa America, South American Championship [...]