Sony Six, the sports and entertainment channel from Multi Screen Media, has won the rights to telecast the 2015 edition of Copa América, live in South Asia.
Commenting on the acquisition, Prasana Krishnan, business head, Sony Six, says, "Copa América is an iconic competition with almost a centenary-long heritage behind it, and we are elated to broadcast the property on our channel. With Copa America, we stand to strengthen our South American offering along with Copa Libertadores, the region's premier club competition. The telecast of the tournament also reaffirms our position as the 'home for international football'."
2015 will mark Copa America's 44th year in competition and will feature twelve teams, including the ten members of CONMEBOL and two guests from North America - Mexico and Jamaica.