DirecTV Latin America

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US telecommunications company AT&T has agreed a $48.5bn (€34.9bn) deal to acquire satellite television provider DirecTV.

The MP & Silva agency said that its deal earlier this month for the FIM Superbike World Championship in Latin America, excluding Brazil, and the Caribbean, was part of a strategy to expand into the region and into motorsports generally.

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US telecommunications company AT&T is in “active talks” to acquire satellite television provider DirecTV in a deal that could be worth close to $50bn (€36bn), according to Reuters.

Formula One enjoys big rights fee increase in Latin America deal with Mediapro

Mediapro explains why F1 deal reflects the company’s DNA

Pan-regional pay-television broadcaster DirecTV has acquired rights to the inaugural Para-South American Games across eight markets.

Interview with Gerard Romy, managing director of Mediapro, following the company’s Formula One rights deal in Central and South America, and the Caribbean

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DirecTV and American football league the NFL have extended their exclusive negotiating period to renew the US satellite television provider’s exclusive rights to the Sunday Ticket package of programming, according to the company’s chairman and chief executive Mike White.

Latin American and Caribbean satellite television provider DirecTV PanAmericana has agreed a content partnership with global media company Red Bull Media House.

América Móvil enjoys Olympic benefits but the big prize will come in 2016

Fox and ESPN explain why having the Olympic Games non-exclusively makes sense in Latin America

Pan-regional pay-television broadcaster DirecTV has secured a rights deal covering Latin America for the 2014 winter Olympic Games in Sochi, Russia and the 2016 summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

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US pay-television operator DirecTV has announced a strategic investment in digital sports technology company LiveClips.

$612 million deal signed by the Nimbus Sport agency for worldwide television rights for cricket played in India is looking increasingly risky.