Tag Archives: soccer

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 [...]

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 [...]