Nearly 500 million people are turning in to watch the World Cup soccer tournament, the global broadcast rights fees have more than quadrupled and the United States scored a stunning upset of powerful…
Soccer fever reached an unprecedented pitch Monday in Italy as a staggering 19 million viewers tuned in to RAI 1 to watch the national team win its first World Cup match, giving the pubcaster an 81%…
Argentinean broadcaster Artear-Canal 13 has inked an 11th-hour deal with DirecTV Latin America to air highlights of the soccer World Cup, which kicked off in Korea and Japan on Friday.
Moments before the kick-off of the World Cup in South Korea Friday, Kirch Media and German pubcasters ARD and ZDF announced that they could not reach agreement on how to digitally transmit the…
Europe's pubcasters have approached soccer association Fifa with an offer for the TV broadcasting rights to the 2006 World Cup, still held by the cash-strapped Kirch Group.
The World Cup soccer dream of South African terrestrial station e.tv is becoming a nightmare -- it could end up with a shortfall of $5 million on the reported $10 million it paid for exclusive…
Millions of soccer fans across south Asia could be deprived of live World Cup action this month after a fledgling cable sports channel based in Dubai won the right to broadcast the event in the…
Ten Sports Channel has bagged World Cup soccer 2002 broadcast rights for the Indian subcontinent and West Asia.
DirecTV Latin America has licensed the rights to 40 World Cup matches to Mexico's provincial cablers buying group PCTV.
TVAfrica, the first terrestrial pan-African television network, is using the 2002 soccer World Cup tournament to extend its reach across the soccer-mad continent after securing the exclusive…