Tag Archives: soccer

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 [...]

Esporte Interativo secures TV rights to broadcast Palmeiras matches

Brazilian channel Esporte Interativo (Turner) obtained the rights to broadcast on pay-TV all the matches of Palmeiras the current champion of Campeonato Brasileiro for the 2019-2024 season, according to Lance. This way, the team selected Turner’s channel offer, instead of renewing with Globo. The agreement has not been officially announced yet. This is [...]

Mexicos OTT Cinépolis Klic to stream Chivas matches

Mexican OTT platform Cinépolis Klic will live stream, from next weekend, the matches of Club Deportivo Guadalajara (Chivas) in a Pay-Per-View business model. Until now, all the matches were exclusively streamed on Chivas TV OTT platform. However, José Luis Higuera, CEO of Chivas TV, had already announced at NexTV Series Mexico & Central America 2016 [...]

Mexican national soccer team will auction exhibition rights

Andres Fassi, Vice President of the Mexican Pachuca Team, said that the exhibition rights for the matches involving the national Mexican soccer team will be auctioned for the period 2018-2022. The goal is to find a better offer, he said to the newspaper Jornada. Until now Televisa and TV Azteca held the exhibition rights in [...]

Fox confirms interest in acquiring stake in Chiles CDF

Through a letter signed by the Executive VP and COO, Edgar Spielmann, Fox Networks Group (FNG) Latin America confirmed its interest in acquiring stake in Chile’s Canal del Futbol (CDF) channel.   Fox Networks Group has a duty to report that our interest in Chilean soccer continues, said the group in the letter sent to [...]

Chivas TV launches first original series

Mexican OTT platform Chivas TV, which offers the matches of Club Deportivo Guadalajara, launched the original interactive series “Juglares del Gol”. The first episode is already available in the club’s Facebook page. The CEO of Grupo Omnilife-Chivas, José Luis Higuera, will talk about Chivas TVs business model in the next edition of NexTV Series Mexico [...]

GolTV adds Brazilian soccer league to its programming

The Pay TV channel GolTV announced that it has added to its programming all the matches of Campeonato Brasileiro (Brazilian League), known as Brasileirão, one of the most important soccer tournaments in the region.   GolTV is present throughout Latin America, thus the tournament is available to subscribers across the region. The broadcasts began on [...]

Turner moves forward with Argentine soccer TV rights ambitions

  Turner remains firm in its intention to acquire the TV rights to broadcast the national soccer tournament in Argentina. Last week, the companys executives met with President Mauricio Macri and obtained official authorization to submit a bid, according to La Nación newspaper.   The meeting was held last Thursday August 4 at the Casa [...]

Argentina to auction soccer TV rights

  The Government of Argentina has agreed to end the contract with Futbol para Todos program – in charge of televising Argentine professional soccer tournaments – but said that it will continue broadcasting the matches free of charge until 2019. Therefore, the Argentine Football Association (AFA) could start a new auction process for TV rights. So [...]