Weak offers from broadcasters focused on other properties have delayed the award of 2017 Fifa Club World Cup rights in Latin America.
The summer of 2017 will prove a critical period in determining where major football rights in Brazil will end up for the next few years.
Latin America’s major media groups are competing to take ownership of Chile’s successful football league channel, Canal del Fútbol.
Two of Peru’s major broadcasters have recouped about 15 per cent of their spend on domestic top-tier football rights in a sublicensing deal with Latina
Reigning Brazilian champion Palmeiras has brought the battle over Série A club’s pay-television rights to an end by agreeing a deal with Esporte Interativo from 2019.
Uncertainties over the Brazilian football calendar and a dispute over revenue sharing is delaying a new rights agreement for the Primeira Liga – Brazil’s newest football competition.