Tag Archives: Ecuador

Fox Sports interested in soccer TV rights in Ecuador

Fox Sports informed the Ecuadorian Soccer Federation (FEF) that it intends to participate in a new tender for TV rights. This week, the FEF said that the Justice revoked the precautionary measures against the agreement with GolTV. However, the federation must open a new tender. In a statement, the FEF reported that it obtained “the [...]

CNT reaffirms its commitment to Ecuadorian soccer

Ecuador’s National Telecommunications Corporation (CNT) ratified its commitment to local soccer. The company, which has negotiated with GolTV to broadcast the matches, has issued a statement after a judge ordered the Ecuadorian Soccer Federation (FEF) to launch a new tender for the TV rights. According to CNT, the companys goal is that “more families have [...]

Ecuador: Justice orders new soccer rights tender

The Ecuadorian Soccer Federation (FEF in Spanish) was ordered to launch a new TV rights tender for local tournament. According to Judge Jean Daniel Vergara, the national body transgressed the constitutional rights of equality by selecting GolTV, the company headed by the Uruguayan entrepreneur Paco Casal. The court ruled in favor of the request for [...]

CNT in talks with GolTV to broadcast soccer matches

Ecuador’s National Telecommunications Corporation (CNT) is in negotiations with GolTV to broadcast the matches of the soccer league, for a period of five years. The companies are defining details of the contract, which would be signed in the coming days, according to El Comercio. CNT would pay USD 20 million this year to GolTV, that [...]

Justice suspends soccer TV rights deal in Ecuador

The Ecuadorian justice accepted the requests for precautionary measures presented by politician and former soccer player Abdalá Bucaram Pulley and ordered the suspension of the contract between the Ecuadorian Soccer Federation (FEF in Spanish) and GolTV for the TV rights of the local tournament. This was reported by Bucaram through a statement posted on his [...]

FOX opens new office in Ecuador

FOX Networks Group (FNG) Latin America announced the opening of a new office in Ecuador, in the capital Quito, to address the specific requirements of affiliates, advertisers and consumers through a solid professional team. This way, FNG positions itself as “the first and only multiplatform media group with 100% presence and operations in the country,” [...]

Ecuador reached 1.34 million pay TV subscribers in Q2

According to data provided by Ecuadors Agency for Regulation & Control of Telecommunications (Arcotel), the pay TV market ended the second quarter of 2017 with 1.34 million subscribers, which represents an increase of more than 16,000 subscribers compared to Q117. DirecTV led the market with 35.1% market share, followed by CNT TV (28.3%), TV Cable [...]

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 [...]

GolTV to broadcast Ecuadorian soccer league

GolTV (Tenfield) acquired the rights to broadcast the Ecuadorian soccer tournament starting next season and for a 10 years period. The Ecuadorian Soccer Federation (FEF in Spanish) made the announcement last week. According to El Universo, GolTV will make the official launch on August 16. The deal guarantees FEF USD 276 million. In this sense, [...]