Category: Free to Air

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 [...]

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 [...]

SBT gets TV broadcasting rights to air the Campeonato Carioca Final between Flamengo and Fluminense

The Brazilian FTA TV channel SBT (Sistema Brasileiro de Televisão) has agreed with the countrys Flamengo football club to exclusively broadcast the second match of the Campeonato Carioca Final, a competition that brings professional football teams of Rio de Janeiro together. The match was played last weel between Flamengo and Fluminense at the Maracanã Stadium. [...]

Conmebol confirms schedule to resume the Copa Libertadores

After Conmebol confirmed its decision to resume the Copa Libertadores right next September 15th, the entity reported yesterday the fixture dates and times of the competition matches, which was cancelled due to the Coronavirus pandemic.  In mid-December 2018, Conmebol officially awarded the clubs broadcasting rights to tournaments for the 2019-2022 period, valid for the Copa [...]

Sports channels in Chile and Mexico recover their usual grids with the return of professional football

Chilean Professional Football National Association (ANFP) and Mexican Professional Football Leagues (Liga MX) President, Enrique Bonilla Barrutia, officially confirmed the return of professional football activities in both countries. The first country to resume professional football will be Mexico on July 24th, while Chile will do so a week later, on July 31st, although official government [...]

TV Azteca takes MX e-League matches to Mexican FTA TV

As reported by the Mexican newspaper Milenio on its web version, TV Azteca will take some matches from the MX eLeague to FTA TV. The competition began last Friday, April 10th and replicates the Liga MX Clausura Tournament , canceled due to the Covid-19 (Coronavirus) pandemic. This is an EA Sports FIFA 2020 competition, played [...]

Globo cancels Brazilian football TV rights payments until competitions resume

Globo announced through a statement sent to the São Paulo Football Federation (FPF) that it will not make the last fee payment on the São Paulo Championship TV rights, whose development is stopped due to the Covid-19 pandemic (Coronavirus).  In view of the 2020 Paulista Championship stop for an uncertain period due to the Covid-19 [...]

Chilean football to be back on FTA TV

After 20 years of being broadcast on Pay TV, the Chilean National Professional Football Association (ANFP) and Turner Chile ran an agreement whereby the Chilean FTA TV channel Chilevision will air one championship football match per week. The firstone was the one that faced Union Española and Huachipato teams for the eighth fixture date of [...]

Cycling events in Colombia to be broadcast on RCN

The Colombian FTA TV channel RCN will broadcast some of the most important cycling events that take place in the country during the next four years, after running a commercial agreement with the Colombian Cycling Federation. This agreement is so important, because it aims to give greater importance to the main Colombian cycling competitions. By [...]