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Paraguayan football fans will be able to watch their national team in action at the Copa América Centenario after a broadcast deal was concluded for the special edition of the tournament, which commences in the United States next month.
State-owned telecommunications company Copaco has acquired rights for the Paraguayan national football championship and immediately sublicensed on rights to rival telco Tigo.
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Pay TV growth in South America's fourth-largest economy has local analysts predicting a big pay-day for domestic football.
A Latin American deal for the next two football World Cups in 2010 and 2014 may have to be renegotiated, with local broadcasters struggling to meet rights fee payments against the background of global recession.