Chile

ViacomCBS is close to a deal to acquire free-to-air broadcaster Chilevisión from fellow US media group WarnerMedia, according to local reports.

OneFootball, the Germany-based digital platform, has expanded its free-to-air Bundesliga streaming coverage to a further nine Latin American countries to complement initial agreement in Brazil

Chilean pay-television sports broadcaster Canal del Fútbol has been ordered to repay customers whose subscriptions have been affected by the ongoing protests in Chile.

Chilean state broadcaster TVN and commercial broadcaster Canal 13 have acquired rights to this year’s edition of the Copa América.

Turner International Latin America’s takeover of Chilean pay-television channel Canal del Fútbol has been approved by the FNE, the country's antitrust regulator. The deal has been valued at $1.2b

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

As reported in TV Sports Markets last month, pay-television operator DirecTV has acquired rights to Uefa European Qualifiers and the Uefa Nations League in a four-season deal, from 2018-19 to 2021-22.

Turner’s intense battle against Fox over the acquisition of Chile’s Canal del Fútbol has produced a price almost double Fox’s opening offer in July.

US media group Turner has won the race to acquire Canal del Fútbol, the commercial and pay-television broadcaster on which the ANFP, Chilean football’s governing body, exploits rights to the top two tiers in the country.

A committee established by the Chilean Football Association (ANFP) to evaluate offers for pay-television football channel Canal del Fútbol has called for improved bids.

The Chilean Football Association (ANFP) has reportedly received four official offers for Canal del Fútbol, the pay-television broadcaster through which the governing body exploits rights to the top two tiers of domestic club football.

Mediapro’s agreement with Turner-owned Chilevisión to lead sales of Chilean national team rights is the first phase of a wider alliance between the agency and the media group, TV Sports Markets understands.

Free-to-air broadcaster Chilevisión has struck a distribution deal with the Mediapro agency covering Chile’s national football team matches.

A new OTT sports streaming platform has launched in the Latin America market, with a focus on football content.

Media companies Fox, Turner and beIN Media Group have been shortlisted following their bids to acquire full ownership of Chile’s football league broadcaster, Canal del Fútbol, according to Chilean newspaper, El Mercurio.

The Chilean football federation has earned a slight increase in the value of its national team friendly and qualifier matches in a new deal with Chilevisión.

Free-to-air broadcaster Chilevisión has acquired commercial and broadcast rights to the Chilean national football team’s qualifying campaign for the 2022 Fifa World Cup.