Tag Archives: Liga MX

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 [...]

Univision Deportes secures broadcast rights to Liga MX

Univision Deportes announced that it has secured broadcast rights to all 18 of Liga MXs soccer teams in competition through 2017/18. The distribution deal includes live broadcast on Univision Deportes television and radio platforms in major markets across the U.S. as well as digital platforms nationwide. The company said in a press release that Liga [...]

FOX Sports acquires rights to broadcast Tijuana and Santos matches

FOX Sports Latin America announced that it has acquired exclusive global TV rights to Mexican soccer teams Tijuana (“Xolos”) and Santos Laguna. These five-year deals will become effective in July 2018 with Tijuana, and in July 2019 with Santos Laguna. The sports channel will broadcast live, through all its digital platforms and on pay TV [...]

FOX Sports to broadcast women’s soccer matches in Mexico

FOX Sports Latin America announced that it has acquired the broadcast rights to six womens soccer teams in Mexico: Chivas, Pachuca, Monterrey, León, Xolos and Santos. The deal will run until 2023 and includes pay TV and digital platforms and. The network will broadcast weekly at least one match in which the teams from these [...]

Lobos Buap to live stream its matches

Mexican soccer team Lobos BUAP decided to follow the example of Chivas TV and announced the launch of Lobos TV, a new site to live stream its matches, since the team has not yet closed any TV deal. Alfonso Esparza, rector of BUAP (Benemérita Autonomous University of Puebla) said that this project is temporary and [...]

Chile’s TVN to broadcast Liga MX matches

Chilean broadcaster TVN announced that it will air the 2017-2018 season of Mexico’s soccer league, known as Liga MX, which begins on July 21 with the participation of a several Chilean players. “More and more Chileans are playing in the Mexican tournament and we want to see them in action defending the colors of their [...]

Megacable sues Chivas TV

The Mexican operator Megacable sued the streaming service Chivas TV for the cancellation of 50,000 codes it had bought for its subscribers so that they could watch the final match of Liga MX that took place on Sunday May 28. The companys CEO, Enrique Yamuni, stated in an interview with Notimex that they have filed several [...]

Megacable drops Chivas deal, denounces pressures from Televisa

Mexican cable operator Megacable canceled the promotion it had announced offering its subscribers access to the Liga MX final through Chivas TV platform. The operator said that Chivas disabled the 50,000 codes it had acquired “due to pressures from the television station that owns the broadcast rights” (Televisa). This was announced on Saturday May 27, [...]

Televisa beats TV Azteca in ratings during Mexican Liga MX final

Televisa announced that the broadcast of the first leg of Liga MX final, between Tigres and Chivas, registered an average audience of more than 3 million viewers on Canal 5. Mexican media giant said in a statement that it has outperformed its competitor TV Azteca by 20.8%, according to figures from Nielsen IBOPE Mexico. The [...]