Tag Archives: Disney

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, [...]

Fox Sports directs its sale in Mexico

As reported by the Mexican website Mediotiempo, Fox Sports would already have a buyer in Mexico. The channels sale  in the country is one of the requirements imposed on The Walt Disney Company by the Telecommunications Federal Institute (IFT) to approve Disney-Fox merger, which took place in March last year.  According to information given by [...]

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 [...]

Brazil approves Disney-Fox merger

The Brazilian Economic Defense Administrative Council (CADE) approved the acquisition of Twenty-First Century Fox by The Walt Disney Company. The transaction was made by running a Concentration Control Agreement (ACC). The approval was granted without the requirement to sell Fox Sports in the country. In late 2019, taking into account that there were no buyer [...]

IFT cancels Fox Sports sale in Mexico for three months

The Federal Telecommunications Institute (IFT) granted The Walt Disney Company and Twenty-First Century Fox a three-month suspension of the divestment period to sell Fox Sports in Mexico. The selling order is one of the requirements imposed on March 11th, 2019 to authorize the Disney-Fox merger. The period granted for the process expires on May 1st [...]

Argentina, Uruguay, Chile and Colombia not to charge football premium pack

The premium local football pack, available in several Latin American countries to access local football leagues – temporarily cancelled by the Covid-19 (Coronavirus) pandemic – will not be charged in Argentina, Chile, Colombia and Uruguay. Pay TV operators that offer the premium pack charge it in advance and, for this reason, customers will get the [...]

Zapping TV incorpora canales de ESPN y Disney a su oferta

El pay TV OTT chileno Zapping TV anunció la incorporación de siete nuevos canales de ESPN y Disney a su oferta de contenidos. ESPN, ESPN2, ESPN 3, ESPN+, Disney Channel, Disney XD y Disney Jr ya se encuentran disponibles para su visualización, sin que se altere el precio de la suscripción mensual. Poder contar con [...]

IFT otorga prórroga a Disney para venta de Fox Sports México

El Instituto Federal de Telecomunicaciones (IFT), ente regulador de dicho mercado en México, aprobó a The Walt Disney Company y Twenty-First Century Fox una prórroga de seis meses al período de desincorporación para vender el negocio deportivo de Fox en México. El primer período de seis meses otorgado para la desincorporación comprendió desde el 1° [...]

Disney empaquetará ESPN+, Hulu y Disney+ a USD 12,99

Durante la última presentación de resultados trimestrales de Disney, Bob Iger, CEO de la compañía, anunció que ofrecerá una suscripción que incluirá sus tres plataformas OTT (Disney+, ESPN+ y Hulu) por USD 12,99 mensuales. El paquete estará disponible a partir del 12 de noviembre, fecha prevista para el lanzamiento de Disney+ en Estados Unidos.  Por [...]