Author Archives: Agustin Bertran

Fanatiz to distribute the Brasileirão for Latin America and the world, except from Brazil

Fanatiz announced a groundbreaking new partnership to broadcast Brazils Championship A & B Series Leagues, better known as the Brasileirão, globally, outside of Brazil. For the first time since 2018, the Brasileirão, beloved to football fans globally and one of the worlds top 10 football leagues, will be fully available to its followers. The Brasileirão [...]

League of Legends arrives at FTA TV in Latin America for the first time

RCTV, Colombian Public Media System, announced a partnership agreement with Riot Games, the developer and owner of League of Legends (LoL), through which, for the first time, the Latin American League of Legends (LLA) will be broadcast on a FTA TV channel in Latin America. As detailed in the agreement, the LLA broadcast by RTVC [...]

Tigo adds FUTV to is programming grid and starts offering Tigo Sports to pay TV operators in Costa Rica

Telecommunications company Millicom, which operates in Latin America under the ‘Tigo’ brand, announced that it is already offering the FUTV channel, officially launched in late February, as part of its TV channels catalog , with which it shares the rights to broadcast the Costa Rican Professional Football League through its sports channel, Tigo Sports. In [...]

IFT grants new deadline for Disney to sell Fox Sports in Mexico

Mexican Telecommunications Federal Institute (IFT) officially reported this Wednesday, August 4th, that it has granted a new deadline for Disney to sell Fox Sports operations in the country, according to what the Mexican regulator established to approve the merger between The Walt Disney Company and 21st Century Fox, which took place in March 2019. The [...]

TV Azteca launches new documentary on former Mexican football player Jorge Campos

TV Azteca announced it is premiering Inmortal, a new docu series that focuses on the life and history of former Mexican football player Jorge Campos. The content is being broadcast from last Wednesday, August 5th in an eight-episode weekly format, and can only be accessed through the TV Azteca Deportes website or through the app, [...]

Claro launches new ‘Claro Streaming’ OTT in Argentina, Paraguay and Uruguay

Telecommunications company Claro (America Movil) announced the launch of Claro Streaming in Argentina, Paraguay and Uruguay. As officially reported from the company, the OTT is offered for free and from any device, and its catalog includes musical shows, events, content from the gaming world, freestyle productions, and others. Some of the main attractions available on [...]

APF and Tigo extend Paraguayan Football League’s TV broadcasting rights agreement until 2023

The Paraguayan Football Association (APF) and Tigo (Millicom) announced last week the extension of the Paraguayan Football Leagues TV broadcasting rights agreement, which will be valid until 2023 and is valued at USD 54.9 million. In addition, according to the document, Tigo’s sponsorship was extended for one more year to the Paraguayan National Team, which [...]

Tigo Sports could be available in more Costa Rican TV operators if it comes to terms with FUTV

As reported by several specialized websites, days ago Tigo Costa Rica (Millicom) reported that it would be willing to make its sports channel Tigo Sports, owner of the TV rights to broadcast five teams local matches in the Costa Rican Professional Football League, available to the rest of the Costa Rican pay TV operators, in [...]

Las Chivas to be available in Latin America and Europe through Claro Sports and Marca Claro

Mexican Club Deportivo Guadalajara, known as Las Chivas, and Claro Sports, announced an agreement to broadcast the football clubs local matches in the MX League in 18 countries in Latin America and Europe, during the next two seasons of the championship, through Claro Sports and Marca Claro platforms.  As detailed in the agreement, the measure [...]

Globo warns Turner on Brasileirão’s TV broadcasting rights

The Brazilian Football Confederation (CBF) published the schedule for the first 10 fixture dates of the Brasileirão, name under which the Brazilian Professional Football League is known, together with the days, times and channels that will broadcast each match of the competition. That same day, Globo sent a notification to Turner, where it reports that [...]