Fox, Turner to launch Argentina football streaming service

Tuesday 21 March 2017 | 10:44 CET | News
Fox Sports Latin America and Turner Broadcasting System Latin America are preparing to launch a new platform offering live streams of matches from Argentina's top-tier football league, according to unnamed sources cited by local daily La Nacion. The multi-platform service is unlikely to be ready in time for the start of the season in August but should launch by the end of the year or in early 2018, said the report. The move comes after the local units of 21st Century Fox and Time Warner won a joint contract to broadcast games from the Primera Division for five years starting in August after

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Categories: Broadcast & Satellite
Companies: 21st Century Fox / Time Warner / Turner Broadcasting System
Countries: Argentina
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