Tag Archives: FOX Sports

Fox Sports acquires Club Monterrey rights

Fox Sports Latin America announced that it has acquired the global multiplatform rights to Club Rayados Monterrey. The five-year deal will come into effect in July with the beginning of 2018 Apertura tournament. In this way, Fox Sports will broadcast live and exclusive in Mexico and Latin America all home matches played by Monterrey in [...]

Fox Sports’ Hernán Donnari: “We are very happy with the results of the Superliga”

During NexTV Series Argentina, Hernán Donnari, EVP of Fox Sports South America, spoke about the challenges in broadcasting the Argentine soccer league, known as the Superliga. According to the executive, the Argentine soccer was “a great bet” that involved “a jump to a land where there were no certainties”. “We had a conviction that Argentine [...]

Leading TV executives to meet at NexTV Series Argentina

The next edition of NexTV Series Argentina, on May 16 and 17, will gather leading pay TV, free-to-air, OTT and TV networks executives to discuss the industry trends. The event, organized by Dataxis, will be held at the Intercontinental Hotel in Buenos Aires and will feature more than 60 speakers. Among the keynote speakers is [...]

Fox Sports and Caracol show interest in the premium channel that Colombian soccer league is planning to launch

The sports channel Fox Sports (Fox) and the FTA TV channel Caracol contacted the Major Division of Colombian Soccer (Dimayor, by its initials in Spanish), entity responsible for directing the local soccer league. They are both interested in launching the new premium channel that the organization is planning to have. This wasnt officially announced, but [...]

Fox and ESPN dominate pay TV sport channels in Latin America

According to Dataxis estimations, Fox Sports and ESPN respectively reach a global penetration of 34% and 31% over the total number of TV households in Latin America for 2017. In all the countries studied, except in Brazil and Venezuela, ESPN and Fox Sports have the highest penetration rates among all sport Pay TV channels. These [...]

Fox wins legal battle to block Roja Directa website in Uruguay

The Uruguayan justice determine that Internet suppliers must block all web pages called “Roja Directa”, a site that illegally retransmits sports content. Fox Sports Latin America (which is part of Fox Networks Group Latin America) had denounced the website for copyright infringement that illegally retransmits the contents produced by the group without authorization. The sports [...]

Fox Sports, Glory announce broadcast deal in Latin America

Fox Sports announced that it has signed a multi-year broadcast deal with Glory, the world’s premier kickboxing league, to offer combat fans access to all Glory events in over 50 million households in Mexico, Central America and South America. The deal, which began in February with Glory 50 Chicago and continues into 2019, was negotiated [...]

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 [...]

Fox Sports Latin America acquires F1 rights

Fox Sports Latin America announced that it has acquired exclusive rights to broadcast FIA Formula 1 World Championship on pay TV and digital platforms for a period of five years, from 2018 to 2022. Fox Sports, Fox Sports 3 and Fox Premium Action will cover all the races (21 in total) as well as practice [...]

FOX Sports denies Fifa-gate accusations

FOX Sports issued a press release denying the statements of Argentine businessman Alejandro Burzaco, who linked the channel in Fifa Gate corruption scandal. “Any suggestion that FOX Sports knew or approved bribes is absolutely false. FOX Sports did not have operational control over the entity directed by Burzaco, said the company. “The entity managed by [...]