Tag Archives: FOX Sports

IFT denies new deadline for Disney to sell Fox Sports in Mexico and final term is today

Mexican Instituto Federal de Telecomunicaciones (IFT) has officially announced this last Thursday that it denied having granted The Walt Disney Company an additional term to sell Fox Sports operations in the country, a necessary requirement to allow the Disney-Fox merger, which took place in March 2019. Taking into account this decision, and according to what [...]

WarnerMedia could negotiate for the Copa Libertadores TV rights from 2023

According to the information reported by the Brazilian website UOL, WarnerMedia (AT&T), owner of the TNT Sports channel, intends to negotiate for the Copa Libertadores TV rights in Latin America, for the 2023-2026 period. The news has not been confirmed by any company executive yet. Also, according to UOL, WanerMedia would start negotiations for the [...]

IFT extends deadline for Disney and Fox to sell Fox Sports in Mexico until May 1st

Mexican Instituto Federal de Telecomunicaciones (IFT), telecommunications market regulator in the country, has officially announced last Friday, March 5th, its decision to grant The Walt Disney Company (Disney) and Twenty-First Century Fox (Fox) a new two-month period extension to complete Fox Sports Mexicos sale. The divestiture of Fox Sports in Mexico is one of the [...]

Amazon Prime Video Channels strengthens itself in Mexico and adds Fox Sports to its offer

Amazon has officially confirmed this last Friday, February 5th, that it has launched Fox Sports via OTT through Prime Video Channels, a feature already launched in Mexico and Brazil, which allows Prime Video clients to subscribe to other OTTs offers through Amazon’s SVOD OTT account. Access to Fox Sports content through Prime Video Channels will [...]

Lauman Group is also interested in acquiring Fox Sports operations in Mexico

The Lauman Group, controller of the Mexican telecommunications company Cotelsat and the newspaper El Financiero, is also interested in acquiring Fox Sports operations in the country. The sale of Fox’s sports channels in Mexico is one of the requirements ordered by the Federal Telecommunications Institute (IFT) to allow the Disney-Fox merger, which took place in [...]

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, [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

IFT grants new deadline to sell Fox Sports in Mexico until December 4th

Mexican Federal Telecommunications Institute (IFT) officially reported last Monday that it had granted a new deadline for the sale of Fox Sports México, one of the requirements that the regulator had established to approve the Disney-Fox merger, officially concluded in March 2019.  Initially, the IFT had given Disney a six-months period to find a buyer [...]