Televisa awarded with 2012 rights
August 1, 2011
One of the largest media companies in Latin America have been awarded broadcasting rights for London 2012. The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has awarded the broadcast rights in Mexico for the London 2012 Olympic Games to Televisa.
The Mexican broadcaster will air the Games via free-to-air, order cable and satellite television, as well as radio.
IOC president Jacques Rogge said: “We are delighted to continue our work with Televisa in Mexico, and I would like to thank them for their continuing support of the Olympic Movement.”
IOC executive board member Richard Carrión, who led the negotiations, said: “This is the first time we have negotiated rights directly in Mexico and we are delighted to continue our relationship with Televisa, whom we are certain will continue to provide fantastic coverage of the Games.”