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Turner rebrands CDF as TNT Sports

As recently reported by several specialized websites in Chile, starting this last Sunday, January 17th, Canal de Futbol (CDF, owned by Turner) will be rebranded as TNT Sports, the same brand that the company uses for its premium channel in Argentina. According to information reported on the Pisapapeles website, the CDF HD channel will now [...]

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 [...]

Disney to continue broadcasting Argentine Football League’s matches on Fox Sports

Hours before the return of the Argentine Professional Football League (LPF), which has started this last Friday, October 30th, Argentine Judge Horacio Robledo accepted a precautionary measure from Fox Sports against the Argentine Football Association (AFA) and decided to let The Walt Disney Company  continue broadcasting LPF matches through Fox Sports Premium and TNT Sports [...]

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 [...]

Turner continues betting on on esports at CDF with the Tour de Chile Esports 2020

Chilean Canal de Futbol (CDF – Turner) announced that, starting today, and in a new commitment to content linked to esports, it will broadcast the Tour de Chile Esports 2020. It is a new virtual cycling competition, that will be broadcast both on the channel’s screen, as well as through different platforms, including Estadio CDF, [...]

Fox Sports loses Argentine Football League’s matches broadcasts

After the Argentine Football Association (AFA) officially confirmed the return of the Professional Football League in the country starting next Friday, October 30th with the Copa Liga Profesional 2020, the specialized website Doble Amarilla (and later other local websites) reported that the 24 clubs that will participate in the competition decided to cancel the agreement [...]

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 [...]

Anatel establishes that offering linear TV channels on the internet is not considered as pay TV

Brazilian National Telecommunications Agency (Anatel) has officially established that linear TV channels offered via streaming is not considered a pay TV offer, but rather a value-added service. For this reason, they should be excluded from the rules established by the SeAC Law (N°. 12,485; 2011), which regulates Pay TV offers in Brazil. Linearity in content [...]

Turner resumes Professional Football League’s broadcasts in Chile

Chilean National Professional Football Association (ANFP) confirmed days ago the return of Professional Football in the country for this coming Saturday, August 29th, after being canceled in March due to the Coronavirus pandemic. The entity also published the schedule of pending matches canceled because of the pandemic, as well as those of the ninth fixture [...]