Tag Archives: FOX Sports

AT&T, DAZN and News Corporation may acquire Fox Sports in Mexico

Mexican media reported that AT&T, DAZN or News Corporation may acquire Fox Sports business in Mexico and all its sports rights, according to the newspaper Reforma, quoted by Radio Formula. Other media such as La Politica Online informed that Jorge Hank Rohn, owner of Grupo Caliente, is another of the main candidates to acquire the [...]

Televisa gets legal resource against Disney-Fox merger in Mexico

Mexican broadcaster Grupo Televisa has won a federal injunction against Walt Disney Cos acquisition of Twenty-First Century Fox Incs assets in Mexico, a Televisa representative said on Thursday, a move that could at least temporarily stall the deal. Televisa said that the Mexican Telecommunications Federal Institute (IFT), regulator that supervises the merger agreement in Mexico, [...]

Fox Sports to stop broadcasting from Uruguay

As reported by the Uruguayan newspaper El Observador and other media in the country, the Uruguayan version of Fox Sports will stop broadcasting in the country after five years. According to the newspaper, the decision is due to a change in business strategy, following the acquisition of the international TV network by the Disney company [...]

Mediapro makes an offer to buy Fox Sports in Brazil

As reported by UOL through the journalist Ricardo Feltrin, the Spanish company Mediapro made a formal offer to buy Fox Sports in Brazil, which belongs to The Walt Disney Company. The transactions value has not been reported up to now, but, according to the journalist, the market estimates that Fox Sports channels (in Brazil) are [...]

Fox-Disney merger to be examined again in Brazil

Brazilian Economic Defense Administrative Council (CADE) announced it will examine Disney-Fox merger, completed in March this year and approved in the country in February, one more time. The only condition ordered for the operation was to sell Fox Sports in the country. After the initial term imposed for the sale has expired, CADE decided to [...]

Fox Sports App to be only available in Argentina, Brazil and Mexico from December

According to what was officially reported, Fox Sports app will no longer be available in Latin America from next December 5th, with the exception of Argentina, Brazil and Mexico. The company has previously announced that Fox Sports subscriptions from iTunes Store and Google Play are no renewing themselves since last October 11th in Latin America, [...]

UOL offers standalone package with the main sports content in Brazil

Esporte Clube, UOL sports content platform, announced a new standalone offer in which its subscribers will have unlimited access to all Fox Sports and ESPN channels, Esporte Interativo and UOL de Primeira, with exclusive sports content for UOL subscribers . The offer includes a free seven-day period that, after being completed, a USD 12 monthly [...]

Fox Sports to broadcast local Atlas football matches in Mexico

Fox Sports Mexico announced it will broadcast Mexican football team Atlas matches, starting on the first Mexican League Apertura Tournament fixture date -which is beginning today-, until the 2020s competition, together with TV Azteca, which will continue broadcasting the clubs matches on FTA. Atlas local matches can be watched live on Sports and from any [...]

Disney hires Pyne Media to sell Fox Sports in Brazil

Disney hired an independent company to negotiate with potential interested parties, with the aim of selling Fox Sports in Brazil and concluding its merger with Fox. The company also decided to cut funds from Fox Sports until its sale to another media group is done. Pyne Media, ESPNs Global Distribution former President Benjamin Pynes independent [...]

Facebook and Fox Sports extend Libertadores Cup’s broadcast

The South American Football Confederation (Conmebol) and Facebook agreed to extend from 28 to 46 Copa Libertadores matches broadcast for free by the OTT Facebook Watch, in the Spanish-speaking countries that are taking part in the competition. Fox Sports will also air Thursday’s matches, which had been acquired by Facebook. Partnership between the companies establishes [...]