Chile

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.

Chilean state broadcaster TVN has acquired rights to Liga MX, the top division of football in Mexico.

Latin America’s major media groups are competing to take ownership of Chile’s successful football league channel, Canal del Fútbol.

Telecommunications company Telefónica is to add mobile football content to its service offering in Brazil and Chile.

Lagardère Sports and Mediapro deals illustrate the inroads international agencies continue to make in the Latin American sports-rights market.

The Lagardère Sports agency has signed a multi-year agreement with Chilean sports television network Canal del Fútbol to market the broadcast rights of domestic football to international territories.

The Mediapro agency has broadened the reach of its Canal F1 Latin America channel by agreeing a carriage deal with telecommunications company Telefónica for the Chilean, Colombian and Venezuelan markets.

Canal del Fútbol, the broadcaster which holds exclusive rights to domestic football in Chile, is evaluating its options after a tender process for highlights rights to the top-tier Campeonato Nacional failed to secure suitable offers.

Pay-television broadcaster Fox Sports has withdrawn its offer to acquire Canal del Fútbol, the broadcaster that has exclusive rights to domestic football in Chile, according to Chilean newspaper El Mercurio.

Sports broadcaster ESPN has joined beIN Media Group and pay-television broadcaster Fox Sports in making proposals for Canal del Fútbol, the broadcaster which holds exclusive rights to domestic football in Chile, according to Chilean newspaper Diario Financiero.

The Chilean Football Association (ANFP) is seeking to secure outright ownership of Canal del Fútbol, the broadcaster which holds exclusive rights to domestic football in the country, according to multiple Chilean media reports.

The IEC in Sports agency has announced rights deals for the 2013 World Fly Fishing Championship with pay-television broadcasters in Croatia, Israel and Chile.

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Chilean state broadcaster TVN acquired highlights rights for the Primera División and Primera División B, the top two divisions of football in the country, according to the Cooperativa news website.

Chile federation deal rushed to aid struggling league clubs

Chilean general-entertainment channel Mega has acquired domestic and international rights for Chile national team football games, including qualifying matches for the 2018 Fifa World Cup and friendly fixtures