BeIN Media Group

beIN bags EPL for Turkey

beIN MEDIA GROUP has announced a three-year broadcast deal with the English Premier League in Turkey. The deal will see beIN SPORTS serve as the exclusive broadcast partner of the league in Turkey, with the network carrying all matches live along with weekly clips, highlights and shows each week. The deal covers the 2022-23, 2023-24 […]

beIN agrees Bundesliga rights deal in France and Turkey

beIN Media Group has agreed a broadcast rights deal with the Bundesliga in France and Turkey. The deal will see beIN broadcast the German league in both countries until 2025, and extends the relationship between the broadcaster and the Bundesliga in France to more than a decade.  beIN’s rights portfolio in France includes UEFA EURO […]

beIN bags Champions League in seven country Southeast Asia rights deal

While its fate in France remains unclear, beIN Media Group has expanded its presence in Asia by picking up the rights to the UEFA Champions League. The Qatar-based beIN has acquired the rights to the Champions League, Europa League, Europa Conference League and UEFA Youth League in seven Asian countries: Hong Kong, Malaysia, Brunei, Singapore, […]

beIN undecided over Ligue 1 move following Canal+ boycott

Qatar-based broadcaster beIN is yet to decide on its next steps following Canal+’s decision to boycott Ligue 1. beIN holds the rights to two fixtures per week for the 2020-24 via a sublicensing deal with Canal+ worth €332 million per year.  Earlier this month, Canal+ was awarded a rights package equating to 20% of the […]

beIN renews MENA Champions League rights in three-year UEFA deal

beIN MEDIA GROUP has agreed a major rights deal with UEFA. The three-year rights extension will see beIN SPORTS continue to serve as the exclusive broadcaster of the UEFA Champions League and the UEFA Europa League along with the new the UEFA Europa Conference League across the 24-country region of MENA through to 2023/24. The […]

beIN Media announces Sony Pictures Television content deal for MENA

beIN Media has announced a multi-year content deal with Sony Pictures Television. Covering MENA and Turkey, the distribution deal will bring Sony Pictures Entertainment content to beIN subscribers in the region, including exclusive first and second window rights to movies and series.  Subscribers who have access to the beIN MOVIES and beIN SERIES channels will […]

beIN SPORTS XTRA en Español launches on VIZIO SmartCast TVs

beIN SPORTS has launched beIN SPORTS XTRA en Español on the VIZIO SmartCast platform.  The free-to-view Spanish language channel is available in the US, and will complement VIZIO’s earlier launch of the English-language channel beIN SPORTS XTRA. The channel offers viewers live sports, news, analysis and highlights, including coverage of LaLiga, Ligue 1, SüperLig, Copa […]

Last chance to sign up for DTVE Digital Symposium

Time is running out to sign up for the next DTVE Digital Symposium focused on content piracy in the post-COVID-19 era. Big changes in the way content is consumed – which have accelerated as result of the COVID-19 pandemic – means that the threat to revenue security is evolving – and possibly growing too. With […]

Discovery and beIN renew MENA carriage deal, add Discovery Channel

Discovery has renewed its longstanding MENA partnership with beIN Media Group, the pair have confirmed. The partnership, an extension of one first agreed in 2016, will see the flagship Discovery Channel become available to beIN subscribers. Customers will also continue to have access to Discovery’s channels HGTV, Food Network, Travel Channel and Arabic food network […]

Rights-holders welcome new French antipiracy law

The French national assembly has adopted new anti-piracy legislation that sports rights-holders say could give a strong boost to their efforts to combat illicit consumption. Article 10 of the proposed new law allows rights-holders and broadcasters to obtain immediate injunctions from a judge to block, remove to de-reference pirate websites and servers that illegally distribute […]