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Out-of-market package remains of high interest to multiple suitors
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The National Football League has solidified its domestic media rights distribution well into the next decade and reaffirmed its position as the pre-eminent programming in all of American television, regardless…
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Telecommunications giant AT&T has finalized a deal with American private equity group TPG Capital to spin off satellite television provider DirecTV and turn it into a standalone company

Euroleague Basketball has agreed a renewal with pay-television broadcaster DirecTV Latin America that guarantees continued coverage of the EuroLeague competition in South America and the Caribbean
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The United States Supreme Court has announced it won’t hear an appeal by the National Football League and satellite-television provider DirecTV to avoid a proposed class-action antitrust lawsuit accusing t…

Pay-television operator DirecTV has agreed rights deals with Peruvian Primera División football clubs Carlos Stein, Alianza Universidad de Huánuco, Deportivo Llacuabamba and Atlético Grau.
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Football in the US is facing a unique opportunity to grow in the country now due to the proliferation of multiple media platforms for distribution, Concacaf’s chief commercial officer Heidi Pellerano t…

DirecTV, the long-term rights-holder in South America to International Basketball Federation (Fiba) competitions, has become the latest broadcaster in the region to pick up the rights to the new Basketball…

The Argentine Football Association has reportedly extended its broadcast rights deal with media company Tele Red Imagen for the Nacional B and Primera B Metropolitana club competitions
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Disney chief executive Bob Iger has indicated an interest in purchasing the NFL Sunday Ticket package if it became available, according to a report

Television Jamaica, a subsidiary of RJRGleaner Communications Group, has acquired exclusive free-to-air and cable television rights to the 2019 Fifa Women’s World Cup as Jamaica prepares to make its d…

DAZN will pay $30m per year for the Copa Sudamericana in Brazil Streaming service to pay about $10m per season for Serie A; $5m per season for Ligue 1

DirecTV has acquired exclusive rights to the Copa Sudamericana in Latin America, multiple sources have told SportBusiness Media.

The Ecuadorian Football Federation (FEF) has at least doubled its income from domestic and international rights to Ecuador’s home World Cup qualifiers and friendlies, selling them to Ecuadorian tech c…

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.

Pay-television operator DirecTV claims it has secured domestic rights to matches of Ecuador’s national football team.

The US Department of Justice has moved to take fresh action against the takeover of US media company Time Warner by telco AT&T by appealing a federal judge’s approval of the deal last month.