Turner Broadcasting System Latin America

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Turner’s intense battle against Fox over the acquisition of Chile’s Canal del Fútbol has produced a price almost double Fox’s opening offer in July.

Intervention from Grupo Clarín and Torneos helped ensure the joint bid from Fox and Turner won rights to Argentina’s Primera División.
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Uefa will imminently finalise club competition deals for the 2018-19 to 2020-21 cycle in China, Japan and the US.

Argentina’s Primera División is beset by uncertainty as a leaderless football association – its government funding withdrawn and a new season imminent – fields offers for its media rights and searches for a new president.

The IMG agency this week told TV Sports Markets the decision to embark on its eLeague joint venture with media conglomerate Turner “was not influenced by other eSports companies and events”.

Turner International Latin America’s takeover of Chilean pay-television channel Canal del Fútbol has been approved by the FNE, the country's antitrust regulator. The deal has been valued at $1.2b

Reports in Brazil suggest the International Basketball Federation (Fiba) will receive no media rights income from the country until at least 2020, after its deal with Esporte Interativo collapsed
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The Turner Sports division of US cable-television broadcaster Turner Broadcasting System and technology company Intel have agreed a multi-year deal to jointly offer virtual reality (VR) coverage of North America’s NBA basketball league.

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The NBC Sports Group division of US media company NBCUniversal and cable-television broadcaster Turner have revealed plans to collaborate on sports-focused OTT streaming.

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US broadcasters CBS and Turner agreed to pay a 43-per-cent fee increase to lock down NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Championship rights until 2032.

The financial might of major US network Turner Broadcasting System, allied to strong local market knowledge, will enable Brazilian sports broadcaster Esporte Interativo to be both competitive in the rights market and distinctive from rivals in its programming, the broadcaster believes.

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There are three main reasons why the National Basketball Association secured a 180-per-cent increase in the value of its domestic media rights this month, according to US rights experts.

Turner investment will help Esporte Interativo to be more aggressive in sports-rights market

UK pay-operator’s English Premier League deal was year's largest television sports-rights deal.