Tag Archives: FTA TV

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 [...]

Rio Motorsports acquires Formula 1 broadcasting rights in Brazil

Rio Motorsports acquired from Liberty Media the rights to broadcast the Formula 1 seasons between 2021 and 2025 in Brazil, after Globo confirmed its decision not to broadcast them from next year. The next step for Río Motorsports will be to define which broadcaster will be in charge of airing the races. The agreement authorizes [...]

Sportv Series Latin America takes place today with fan engagement, eSports and online piracy as leading actors

Fan engagement in the new normality era of empty stadiums is the opening virtual panel at the Sportv Series Latin America & US Hispanic event, which is taking place virtually today, Tuesday, October 6th, starting at 9:00 AM (CDMX). The initial panel features speakers like Pablo Zarate, VP Property and Commercial Development, Soccer United Marketing [...]

Sportv Series Latin America & US Hispanic consolidates itself as the annual meeting of the sports business on TV and OTT

Sportv Series Latin America & US Hispanic, on its second edition, will aim to give an explanation to the growing interest in the convergence of TV technology and the sports business development in the region. The virtual conference will be held next Tuesday, October 6th and will focus on how new technologies are changing the [...]

Globo not to broadcast Formula 1 in 2021

Brazilian Globo Group has recently announced its decision not to renew the TV rights agreement of Formula 1, the highest motorsport competition worldwide, for the 2021 season. The current agreement for Brazil, through which Globo broadcasts the races, classification and trainings on FTA TV (TV Globo) and pay TV (Sportv), is scheduled to finish at [...]

Turner resumes Professional Football League’s broadcasts in Chile

Chilean National Professional Football Association (ANFP) confirmed days ago the return of Professional Football in the country for last Saturday, August 29th, after being canceled in March due to the Coronavirus pandemic. The entity also published the schedule of pending matches canceled because of the pandemic, as well as those of the ninth fixture date [...]

League of Legends arrives at FTA TV in Latin America for the first time

RCTV, Colombian Public Media System, announced a partnership agreement with Riot Games, the developer and owner of League of Legends (LoL), through which, for the first time, the Latin American League of Legends (LLA) will be broadcast on a FTA TV channel in Latin America. As detailed in the agreement, the LLA broadcast by RTVC [...]

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 [...]

SBT gets TV broadcasting rights to air the Campeonato Carioca Final between Flamengo and Fluminense

The Brazilian FTA TV channel SBT (Sistema Brasileiro de Televisão) has agreed with the countrys Flamengo football club to exclusively broadcast the second match of the Campeonato Carioca Final, a competition that brings professional football teams of Rio de Janeiro together. The match was played last weel between Flamengo and Fluminense at the Maracanã Stadium. [...]

Globo cancels Brazilian Campeonato Carioca broadcasts due to differences with Flamengo

The Brazilian company Globo, which owns the TV rights for various sports competitions in the country, announced it has decided to cancel the agreement to broadcast the Carioca League on FTA TV and Pay TV. The football competition brings Rio de Janeiro football clubs together. After his decision, Globo explained that, to its view, the [...]