Tag Archives: soccer

Argentinian MSO Cablevisión reached 490 thousand subscribers to the premium pack of local soccer after River-Boca

According to NexTV News, the Argentine telecommunications operator Cablevisión (Grupo Clarín) already has 490 thousand subscribers to the Pack Fútbol, the premium package of two sports channels that allows to watch all the matches of the soccer local championship. That figure was reached after the last weekend, in which the most outstanding classic of that [...]

Brazilian channel SBT returns to exhibit soccer after 14 years with the Copa do Nordeste

The Brazilian FTA TV channel SBT agreed to transmit the Copa do Nordeste, the tournament that brings together the main teams from Northeast region of that country and, thus, returns to show soccer after 14 years. The matches will be broadcast only in the Northeast through the ten affiliates that SBT has in the area. [...]

Mediapro, Turner sign deal for Chile national team TV rights

Turner Chile and Spanish company Mediapro have signed a deal to administer the television and commercial rights of the Chile national soccer team, from 2018 until 2022. This partnership was recently made official when Jorge Carey, CEO of Turner Chile, and Tatxo Benet, managing partner of Mediapro group, signed the agreement at a meeting held [...]

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 [...]

New Premium soccer bundle nears 600,000 subscribers in Argentina

According to a Página 12 report, citing two industry sources, the new premium soccer bundle called Pack Fútbol – with FOX Sports Premium and TNT Sports channels – has now reached nearly 600,000 subscribers in Argentina. Until October 30, all the games are also available in the basic packages at no additional cost, in standard [...]

Conmebol signs commercial rights deal with IMG-Perform

The South American Soccer Confederation (Conmebol) has selected IMG and Perform as its new partner for the commercialisation of its club competitions for 2019- 2022. The consortium offered a guaranteed minimum of USD 1.4 billion. Now, several changes are expected in the broadcasts of the games for the next seasons. According to Olé sports daily, [...]

América Móvil and Telemundo present bids for Mexico national soccer team media rights

NBCUniversal/Telemundo and América Móvil announced that they have jointly submitted to the Mexican Soccer Federation bids for the Mexico National Team media rights, one for the United States, and the other for the rest of the world, for two World Cup cycles. The bids include rights to all mens and womens Mexico National Team divisions. [...]

Argentina’s soccer will be available at no additional cost until October 31

Argentina’s soccer league will remain available on pay TV, at no additional cost and in standard definition, until October 31, sources from the companies that own the TV rights told La Nación. After that date, users will have to subscribe to the new premium bundle, called “Pack Fútbol”, which costs AR $ 300 (USD 17.5). [...]