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Fox Sports looses Argentine Football League’s matches broadcasts

After the Argentine Football Association (AFA) officially confirmed the return of the Professional Football League in the country starting next Friday, October 30th with the Copa Liga Profesional 2020, the specialized website Doble Amarilla (and later other local websites) reported that the 24 clubs that will participate in the competition decided to cancel the agreement [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Amazon takes FIFA Gate to Prime Video after accusations against former Fox executives in Latin America

Days ago, already five years after the first accusation of corruption in football called ‘FIFA Gate’ – on which Amazon Prime Video published the first official teaser trailer of an original production that will be focused on the mater -, US prosecutors accused Argentine Hernan Lopez and  Mexican Carlos Martinez, two former executives of Fox [...]

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 [...]

IFT grants Disney a six month extension period to sell Fox Sports unit in Mexico

The Telecommunications Federal Institute (IFT), which regulates the telecommunications market in Mexico, gave a six month extension for The Walt Disney Company and Twenty-First Century Fox to sell Foxs sports business in the country.  The first six-month period granted for divestiture was from May 1st to November 1st, 2019. With the extension, the new period [...]