Sports broadcaster ESPN has joined forces with a number of rival operators in the US to simulcast coverage of the Liga MX, the top division of football in Mexico, as part of a fund-raising initiative designed to support people affected by a series of natural disasters in the Americas.
Dish Network has launched legal action over a streaming deal between rival US pay-television provider Univision Deportes and social media platform Facebook.
US broadcaster Univision has revealed that it sold $135m (€118.5m) in advertising for the Copa América Centenario, almost double what it paid for the domestic Spanish-language rights to the national team football tournament two years ago.
US pay-television broadcaster Univision Deportes has acquired exclusive Spanish-language rights in the country for all national team competitions operated by Uefa, football’s European governing body.
Distributing the commercial rights to next summer’s Copa América Centenario is a “great opportunity” for the IMG agency.
Uefa opened its international competition rights to the US market early in its sales cycle to take advantage of the competitive environment, and was rewarded with a significant uplift.
Spanish-language US broadcaster Univision Deportes has agreed a content partnership with German Bundesliga football club Bayern Munich.
Spanish-language US broadcaster Univision Deportes is partnering with Snapchat to offer sports video clips via the social media platform.