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

Mexican Federal Telecommunications Institute (IFT) has officially reported that it has granted a new deadline for the sale of Fox Sports Mexico, 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 for [...]

DAZN reduces its operations in Brazil due to the Coronavirus pandemic

As reported by the specialized Brazilian website UOL, from DAZN, OTT that has been operating in Brazil for almost two years, they announced that these will be reduced, with the aim of reducing their costs worldwide after the financial impact that the Coronavirus pandemic caused on the platform. From DAZN, so far, they have not [...]

Globo and DAZN finishes TV broadcasting rights agreements with Conmebol in Brazil for Copa Libertadores and Copa Sudamericana

The Brazilian group Globo and the OTT DAZN, which began its operations in Brazil in May last year and is currently working on its expansion plans to more countries in Latin America and the rest of the world, decided to finish the TV broadcasting rights agreements they had available with the South American Football Confederation [...]

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 [...]

MX League already has its football matches TV broadcasting rights confirmed

A few days after the beginning of a new MX League edition, the name by which the Professional Mexican Football League is known, the country’s 18 professional football clubs have already defined the channels that will air their matches. The tournament will officially begin this Thursday, July 23rd, after more than 100 days of inactivity [...]

Italian football league temporarily cancels its broadcasts in Brazil with DAZN

As reported by the Brazilian website Trivela, Serie A, the Italian football professional league, has temporarily cancelled the rights to air the competition through the OTT DAZN in Brazil, in order to renegotiate them. The OTT is the only one broadcasting all the Italian football league matches in the country, which resumed its activities recently [...]

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 [...]

Fanatiz revamps platform and brand

Fanatiz made a series of announcements  including the unveiling of a new web platform and brand identity, its launch on Android TV and a new sports package complimentary to all users. Since the cancellation and postponement of several football and sports seasons due to COVID-19, Fanatiz has been working to enhance the platforms features, revamping [...]

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 and Fox Sports develop remote broadcasts models in Latin America

ESPN and Fox Sports (with the exception of Mexico) have been broadcasting live sports programs and events throughout the region through a technical and production model with all the involved staff  working from their homes.  Since last Saturday, June 15th, all versions of the original ESPN  productions SportsCenter and ESPN FC, as well as the [...]