DirecTV Latin America

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.

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

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…

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

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.

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

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…

Ecuador’s football federation says it is unconcerned about its recent deal with GolTV, despite the pay-television broadcaster delaying payments in its equivalent agreement with the Venezuelan football federation.

Weak offers from broadcasters focused on other properties have delayed the award of 2017 Fifa Club World Cup rights in Latin America.

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.

Pan-regional pay-television broadcaster DirecTV has acquired non-exclusive rights in Latin America for the 2017 World Baseball Classic national team tournament.

The US Department of Justice has said it is suing telco AT&T and its DirecTV satellite operator and broadcaster for acting as the “ringleader” of a series of unlawful information exchanges between DirecTV and three of its competitors during carriage talks for regional pay-television channel SportsNet LA.

Mixed martial arts promotion the Ultimate Fighting Championship will link up with internet video technology provider NeuLion to stream live coverage of this weekend’s UFC 200 event in 4K ultra-high definition.

North America’s Major League Baseball has confirmed renewals of a swathe of rights deals for the new 2016 season.

Pan-regional pay-television broadcaster DirecTV has agreed a three-season extension to its rights deal in Latin America with club football competition the English Premier League.

The Pac-12 has rejected a proposal from AT&T that would have allowed the US telecommunications company’s DirecTV satellite pay-television service to carry coverage of the US college conference.

Yaveo, the Spanish-language over-the-top streaming service from pay-television broadcaster DirecTV, has struck a deal to stream live coverage of the new Combate Americas mixed martial arts series.

US satellite-television provider DirecTV has significantly extended the reach of its Sunday Ticket package of programming for the NFL American football league by making its live streaming service more widely available.

A class-action lawsuit has been filed against American football’s NFL and pay-television operator DirecTV by antitrust attorney Michael Hausfeld and colleagues at the Hausfeld law company.

Pay-television broadcaster Sky Mexico has retained rights to the Euroleague Basketball club tournament in Central and South America and the Caribbean basin.

Categoría Primera A, the top division of football in Colombia, is set to receive further exposure in the country under a raft of new carriage deals for pay-television channel Win Sports.

DirecTV is monitoring the US Department of Justice’s investigation into allegations of corruption involving Fifa, football’s global governing body, and the Torneos y Competencias agency, in which the pay-television operator has a minority stake.

Pan-regional pay-television broadcaster DirecTV has agreed a three-year deal to sublicense exclusive free-to-air rights to Fifa football competitions in Trinidad & Tobago.

Pan-regional pay-television broadcaster DirecTV has acquired rights in Latin America to the 2016 edition of the Copa America national team football tournament.

Pay-television operator DirecTV has struck a carriage deal in several Latin American countries for the Mediapro agency’s Canal F1 Latin America Formula One-dedicated pay-television channel.

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US satellite-television provider DirecTV has sealed a multi-year distribution deal with the Walt Disney media company covering authenticated online video services for a number of broadcasters, including pay-television sports channel ESPN.

Pan-regional pay-television broadcaster DirecTV has secured exclusive broadcast and naming rights to the Liga de las Americas club competition in a deal struck with basketball’s world governing body, Fiba.

Pan-regional pay-television broadcaster DirecTV has acquired exclusive rights in the Caribbean for events operated by Fifa, football’s global governing body.

Satellite-television provider DirecTV has relaunched its video-on-demand streaming service in Latin America following its success during the 2014 Fifa World Cup national football team tournament, according to the Rapid TV News website.

Satellite-television provider DirecTV and telecommunications company AT&T have been granted permission to launch Root Sports Houston, a new US network that will provide coverage of Houston Astros MLB baseball and Houston Rockets NBA basketball games, according to the Houston Chronicle newspaper.

Houston Astros MLB baseball and Houston Rockets NBA basketball games will be provided to a much wider television audience after a judge approved a bankruptcy reorganisation plan involving the two teams’ local rights-holder, Comcast SportsNet Houston.

Satellite-television provider DirecTV has extended an exclusive rights deal for the NFL American football Sunday Ticket package of programming.