Category: Free to Air

ViacomCBS may be about to acquire Chilevision

After some rumors that started to place in August, the Diario Financiero de Chile reported on its website this past Sunday, November 22, that ViacomCBS would be closer to acquiring the free-to-air TV channel Chilevisión, owned by Turner (WarnerMedia; AT&T). According to the website, which cites “high sources” in the negotiations, ViacomCBS is about to [...]

Grupo Octubre buys Argentine FTA TV channel Canal 9

According to several local websites, the Argentine FTA TV channel Canal 9 is already part of Grupo Octubre, a media conglomerate headed by businessman Victor Santa Maria. Grupo Octubre (GO) has already completed Telearte S.A. (company led by Argentine Carlos Eduardo Lorefice Lynch, controller of Channel 9)s acquisition process, thus remaining as its operator, the [...]

Claro now offers its new STB in more Brazilian cities

According to several specialized websites in Brazil, the Brazilian telecommunications company Claro (America Móvil) launched Claro Box TV, its new STB, initially available for São Paulo and Rio de Janeiro, in seven new Brazilian cities. With the expansion of the offer, the device is also available from now on in Belo Horizonte, Brasilia, Campinas, Curitiba, [...]

AFA officially cancels agreement with Fox Sports and Turner may own all Argentine Football TV broadcasting rights

As reported by various specialized websites in Argentina, the Argentine Football Association (AFA), entity in charge of organizing and regulating official football leagues in the country, has officially announced its decision to cancel the agreement that was being ran with Fox Sports for the countrys Professional Football Leagues (LPF) TV broadcasting rights, which will officially [...]

Argentine Government confirms it is interested in broadcasting local football matches on TV Publica

As recently reported by several Argentine websites, Matias Lammens, Argentine Tourism and Sports Minister, confirmed the countrys Government is interested in local Professional Football Leagues matches to be broadcasted on TV Publica, the States FTA TV channel.  The initiative takes place days after the Argentine Football Association (AFA) officially confirmed the return of the countrys [...]

‘Narcos’ arrives at Colombian FTA TV through Canal 1

Shortly after the Netflix series Narcos, produced by Gaumont for the platform, was acquired by Pluto TV for it to be broadcasted in the US, Canal 1 reported that it has acquired the series to be aired on FTA TV. As detailed, the series will premiere on the Colombian channel today, and will be broadcast [...]

Rio Motorsports acquires Formula 1 broadcasting rights in Brazil

Rio Motorsports acquired from Liberty Media the rights to broadcast the Formula 1 seasons between 2021 and 2025 in Brazil, after Globo confirmed its decision not to broadcast them from next year. The next step for Río Motorsports will be to define which broadcaster will be in charge of airing the races. The agreement authorizes [...]

Canal 13 leads Chilean digital ecosystem

As officially reported on Chilean Canal 13 website, according to Comscores websites content consumption report during July, the Chilean FTA TV channel led the countrys digital ecosystem. The company ranked the TV channels websites above other national and international media groups and platforms.  The results that have been reported are definitely very powerful and respond [...]

SBT to officially broadcast the Copa Libertadores on FTA TV in Brazil

As reported by specialized websites in Brazil days ago, this Thursday, September 10th, the South American Football Confederation (Conmebol) has officially confirmed it finally came to terms with the Sistema Brasileiro de Televisão (SBT) in order for it to own the TV broadcasting rights for the Copa Libertadores for the 2020-2022 period in the country [...]

SBT may acquire Copa Libertadores TV broadcasting rights in Brazil until 2022

According to what several Brazilian websites have recently reported, the South American Football Confederation (Conmebol) and SBT would be about to run an agreement on the negotiation so that the Brazilian FTA TV channel can broadcast two weekly matches of the Copa Libertadores in Brazil until 2022. Up to now, SBT and Conmebol have not [...]