Category: Pay TV

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 [...]

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 [...]

Turner bets on E-Sports on CDF again through Mortal Kombat tournament

During July, the Chilean pay TV channel Canal de Futbol (CDF, Turner), is broadcasting a new E-Sports competition, which it called Torneo LG Mortal Kombat 11. The tournament is being broadcast on different digital platforms, such as Estadio CDF, Facebook, YouTube and Twitch, and on TV through CDF HD, Premium and Basic, and is being [...]

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 [...]

Disney takes F1 to pay TV with ESPN

The Walt Disney Company announced last week the broadcast of Formula 1 for Latin America, both through its Fox Action premium channel, as well as on ESPN and ESPN App. With the news, the main automobile competition in the world, which resumed its activities this last weekend after the pandemic period, it expanded its reach, [...]

Win Sports not to charge its premium channel’s monthly subscription in July

Colombian pay TV channel Win Sports announced that it will not charge July monthly subscription for Win Sports+, its new premium option launched last January. The channel reported that, although protocols to resume the Professional Football League in Colombia have already been presented, it has decided not to charge the coming month subscription, until an [...]

Win Sports adds new program to discuss about Colombian football

The Colombian pay TV channel Win Sports announced the arrival of Especiales Win Sports: Volviendo a la Cancha, which aims to reflect on different topics related to football. There are three special programs lasting an hour and a half, that are beingbroadcast on June 13th, 20th and 27th, in which coaches from Colombian football teams [...]

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 [...]

Portuguese football will also be broadcast in Latin America through ESPN

ESPN announced today that it will broadcast the return of the Portuguese Football League (Primeira Liga). The competition, which will resume today after it was canceled in March due to the Coronavirus pandemic, will be watched in Latin America on ESPN 2 and ESPN Play. At the same time, ESPN and Fox Sports are broadcasting [...]

ESPN takes South Korean KBO League to Latin America

ESPN announced it has ran an agreement with Eclat Media Group regarding the KBO League South Koreas most popular baseball league to exclusively televise, in English, regular-season games throughout Canada, Mexico, Central America, the Caribbean (including the Dominican Republic), Europe, Middle East, Africa, and parts of Asia. Un-Chan Chung, Commissioner of the Korea [...]