Category Archives: Free to Air

Argentine Government confirms it is interested in broadcasting local football matches on TV Publica

As recently reported by several Argentine websites, Matias Lammens, Argentine Tourism and Sports Minister, confirmed the countrys Government is interested in local Professional Football Leagues matches to be broadcasted on TV Publica, the States FTA TV channel.  The initiative takes place days after the Argentine Football Association (AFA) officially confirmed the return of the countrys [...]

‘Narcos’ arrives at Colombian FTA TV through Canal 1

Shortly after the Netflix series Narcos, produced by Gaumont for the platform, was acquired by Pluto TV for it to be broadcasted in the US, Canal 1 reported that it has acquired the series to be aired on FTA TV. As detailed, the series will premiere on the Colombian channel today, and will be broadcast [...]

Sportfive to market Bundesliga rights in Sub-Saharan Africa

The Sportfive agency has concluded a three-year deal to market free-to-air (FTA) rights to German top-flight soccers Bundesliga in selected sub-Saharan African territories. Bundesliga International and Sportfive will work together on finding deals for the African package, which contains one high-profile Bundesliga match per matchday as well as a weekly preview show and a highlight [...]

Rio Motorsports acquires Formula 1 broadcasting rights in Brazil

Rio Motorsports acquired from Liberty Media the rights to broadcast the Formula 1 seasons between 2021 and 2025 in Brazil, after Globo confirmed its decision not to broadcast them from next year. The next step for Río Motorsports will be to define which broadcaster will be in charge of airing the races. The agreement authorizes [...]

Sharjah TV to air animated series ‘My Dear Children’ in UAE

FUNN, a Sharjah-based organization specialized in media arts learning in children and youth in the UAE, has produced an educational animated series titled My Dear Children, to introduce moral values in children in an entertaining and engaging way. Each of the four episodes, which will be aired on Sharjah TV from September 27, emphases on themes [...]

Canal 13 leads Chilean digital ecosystem

As officially reported on Chilean Canal 13 website, according to Comscores websites content consumption report during July, the Chilean FTA TV channel led the countrys digital ecosystem. The company ranked the TV channels websites above other national and international media groups and platforms.  The results that have been reported are definitely very powerful and respond [...]

SBT to officially broadcast the Copa Libertadores on FTA TV in Brazil

As reported by specialized websites in Brazil days ago, this Thursday, September 10th, the South American Football Confederation (Conmebol) has officially confirmed it finally came to terms with the Sistema Brasileiro de Televisão (SBT) in order for it to own the TV broadcasting rights for the Copa Libertadores for the 2020-2022 period in the country [...]

Silverbird TV to air English Premier League matches following a sub-license deal with Integral in Nigeria

Nigerias TV station, Silverbird Television has secured a broadcast one live English Premier League match per week over the course of the 2020 2021 season following a sub-license deal with Integral. Integral secured its rights in a sub-license deal from the Infront Sports & Media agency, the substantive rights holder for free-to-air distribution rights [...]

SBT may acquire Copa Libertadores TV broadcasting rights in Brazil until 2022

According to what several Brazilian websites have recently reported, the South American Football Confederation (Conmebol) and SBT would be about to run an agreement on the negotiation so that the Brazilian FTA TV channel can broadcast two weekly matches of the Copa Libertadores in Brazil until 2022. Up to now, SBT and Conmebol have not [...]