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.