Nc+ sports director Michał Jarocki said that the deal had been struck “after long and difficult negotiations”. Eleven Sports Network hold rights to, among other things, Spanish, French and Italian top-tier football, which were previously held by nc+ in Poland. Eleven will carry some Velux EHF Champions League handball games alongside nc+’s own sports channels. Eleven Sports will also air content including EuroBasket 2015 basketball.
The channels will be available at no extra charge to nc+ customers until October 15. Prices and conditions after the promotional period have yet to be announced.
Nc+’s part owner TVN has already added the channels to its OTT service, player.pl, while other Polish providers including Netia have also struck deals to carry the channels.
UK-based Eleven Sports Networks’ Eleven launched on August 2, with Eleven Sports following on August 22.
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