Tag Archives: Copa Libertadores

Facebook to stop broadcasting Copa Libertadores matches in Latin America

Facebook has recently announced its decision not to extend the agreement to broadcast the Copa Libertadores and the Champions League in Latin America. In the case of the Copa Libertadores, the South American Football Confederation (Conmebol) has officially awarded Facebook the rights to broadcast the competition in October 2018. The agreement was valid until 2022. [...]

Conmebol TV now available for Claro’s mobile clients in Brazil

According to information reported on several websites in Brazil, the telecommunications company Claro (America Movil) has recently announced new plans for its mobile telephony clients, in which it offers them the possibility of acquiring the Conmebol TV premium package. The initiative takes place after, once the channel was launched, in September 2020, Claro started offering [...]

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 [...]

Argentine sports TV channels would resume Professional Football League’s matches at the end of October

As reported by specialized websites in Argentina, the Argentine Professional Football League would be resumed next October 23rd, although the Government’s approval to resume it is still pending. The competition will be called Copa Liga Profesional 2020, and will be made up of 24 teams, divided into six groups with four teams each. In relation [...]

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 [...]

Fanatiz revamps platform and brand

Fanatiz made a series of announcements  including the unveiling of a new web platform and brand identity, its launch on Android TV and a new sports package complimentary to all users. Since the cancellation and postponement of several football and sports seasons due to COVID-19, Fanatiz has been working to enhance the platforms features, revamping [...]

Brazil approves Disney-Fox merger

The Brazilian Economic Defense Administrative Council (CADE) today approved the acquisition of Twenty-First Century Fox by The Walt Disney Company. The transaction was made by running a Concentration Control Agreement (ACC). The approval was granted without the requirement to sell Fox Sports in the country. In late 2019, taking into account that there were no [...]

Amazon takes FIFA Gate to Prime Video after accusations against former Fox executives in Latin America

Days ago, already five years after the first accusation of corruption in football called ‘FIFA Gate’ – on which Amazon Prime Video published yesterday the first official teaser trailer of an original production that will be focused on the mater -, US prosecutors accused Argentine Hernan Lopez and  Mexican Carlos Martinez, two former executives of [...]

Fox Sports and ESPN to broadcast the Copa Libertadores 2020

Almost a year after the announcement of the merger between The Walt Disney Company and 21st Century Fox, media from several Latin American countries reported that Fox Sports will not be the exclusive broadcasting TV network of the Copa Libertadores, and some matches will be aired on ESPN, which , since 2019, is also broadcasting [...]