Bolivia

Mediapro has been confirmed as the winner of global media rights to Bolivia’s 2022 World Cup qualifiers, adding to its collection of qualifiers in the region.

Mediapro is close to a deal for global rights to Bolivia’s home 2022 World Cup qualifiers, but must wait 30 days before its victory can be confirmed. The agency’s bid of $12m (€10.5m),

Italy’s Lega Serie A last week announced new deals for its club-competition rights covering a host of markets.

The Mediapro agency has agreed a production rights deal with the Liga de Fútbol Profesional Boliviana, the top division of club football in Bolivia, under a wide-ranging contract with the championship’s rights-holder, The Game.

Bolivian state broadcaster Bolivia TV has acquired rights to the Copa América Centenario ahead of its national team’s opening game in the football tournament on June 6.

Swedish telecommunications and media company Millicom has launched its pay-television channel Tigo Sports in Bolivia.

The Game, the agency that markets media rights for the Bolivian Professional Football League, will pay $250,000 (€184,000) more per year following an expansion of the top division.

The Full Play agency has acquired media rights in Bolivia for the 2018 Fifa World Cup national team tournament in a sublicensing deal with the Bolivian Football Federation (FBF).

The Bolivian Football Federation has been ordered to pay B16.48m (€1.85m/$2.38m) in tax from revenue from the sale of television rights to 2006 Fifa World Cup qualifying games, according to Reuters.

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