Category: TV channels / Content

Tigo offers almost USD 50 million for Bolivian football TV broadcasting rights

According to what several specialized websites have recently reported, Millicoms Bolivian subsidiary (which both in Bolivia and in the rest of the Latin American countries where it operates does so branded as Tigo) offered a total of USD 48.6 million for the countrys Professional Football League TV broadcasting rights between 2021 and 2024.  In 2020, [...]

Sky bundles its sports offer with Sky Sports in Mexico

Mexican telecommunications company Televisa has announced this last Thursday, December 17th, the launch of Sky Sports, launched by Sky Mexico, with various sports competitions available, both from Latin America and from other regions around the world. Sky Sports monthly subscription is valued at MX $ 260 (USD 13), in the prepaid mode. Sky launches its [...]

Disney confirms Fox channels rebranding in Latin America from 2021

After several rumors reported by different specialized websites, The Walt Disney Company Latin America has finally confirmed this Thursday, December 17th, that, as of February 2021, Fox channels in the region will be rebranded as Star. This way, Fox Channel will be rebranded as Star Channel; Fox Life will now be Star Life; the new [...]

TV Azteca’s original content now available on Huawei Video

TV Azteca has announced this last Monday, December 14th, that it has made several of its original content available on Huawei Video, a platform that the Chinese technology giant has recently launched in Chile, Colombia and Mexico and allows to rent series and movies for a period of up to 48 hours, and other features. [...]

New MX League’s President aims to make changes in the competition’s TV rights sale

Mikel Arriola, who will be President of the MX League – name of the Mexican Professional Football League – from 2021, announced in several interviews his intention to centralize the distribution of the Leagues matches TV rights. As reported by the website of the Mexican newspaper El Financiero, Arriola reported that the idea is that, [...]

MegaMedia extends its partnership agreement to continue broadcasting Globo’s productions for two years

Chilean holding company MegaMedia has announced this last Thursday it has renewed  its partnership agreement with Globo, so that the Chilean channel can continue broadcasting productions from  the Brazilian Globo, after some websites have reported that the agreement had come to an end. As reported by several websites, the agreement has been extended for two [...]

Disney gets a new deadline to sell Fox Sports in Mexico and Mediapro emerges as a possible buyer

As reported by several specialized websites in Mexico, the country’s Instituto Federal de Telecomunicaciones (IFT) granted a new deadline to The Walt Disney Company for it to sell  Fox Sports in Mexico, one of the conditions that the Mexican regulator had ordered when it authorized the Disney-Fox merger, officially concluded in March 2019. At first, [...]

Loading adds Crunchyroll’s titles in Brazil

Loading, a new TV channel recently launched in Brazil, has added more than 50 Crunchyroll titles to its programming grid, and will offer a range of anime titles as part of its content catalog. In addition, according to several specialized websites, Loading will dub several titles in partnership with Crunchyroll, such as 91 days and [...]

WOM to use an Android TV STB to launch its new TV offering

Chilean mobile operator WOM is moving forward in launching its new TV offering, known as WOM TV. According to the information reported by the specialized website Pisapapeles, Wom’s new service is currently in a beta phase and, to launch the offer, the company will use a new STB. In addition to the new device, in [...]

Conmebol launches tender for its competitions commercial rights during the 2023-2026 period

The South American Football Confederation (Conmebol) has officially announced last week that it approved the launch of the tender for its competitions commercial rights, to be disputed during the 2023-2026 period. The main sports championships regulated by the entity are the Copa Conmebol Libertadores and the Copa Conmebol Sudamericana. The tender will be public, and [...]