Tag Archives: FOX Sports

Argentine Government confirms it is interested in broadcasting local football matches on TV Publica

As recently reported by several Argentine websites, Matias Lammens, Argentine Tourism and Sports Minister, confirmed the countrys Government is interested in local Professional Football Leagues matches to be broadcasted on TV Publica, the States FTA TV channel.  The initiative takes place days after the Argentine Football Association (AFA) officially confirmed the return of the countrys [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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, [...]

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 [...]

ESPN and Fox Sports take the return of the Bundesliga to Latin America

ESPN and Fox Sports broadcasted in Latin America the return of the Bundesliga, the professional football competition in Germany, which has been restarted last Saturday, May 16th, even during the Coronavirus pandemic. Televising of sporting events  was reactivated on May 9th with the UFC (Ultimate Fight Championship) mixed martial arts league. Nine fixture dates after [...]

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 [...]

Facebook and Fox Sports renew agreement to share Copa Libertadores 2020 matches

The South American Football Confederation (Conmebol) announced yesterday that Facebook and Fox Sports renewed their agreement to share matches for the Conmebol Libertadores 2020 in the Spanish-speaking countries of the tournament, expanding the football matches offer available on Facebook Watch to fans of the whole region. The new agreement is available in Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, [...]