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BeIN Sports France hails anti-piracy court ruling

Pay TV outfit beIN Sports France has claimed a significant victory in its fight against illegal theft of content with a court decision requesting the blocking of fraudulent websites previously identified by the channel. As part of the ruling by the Paris Court of Justice and in compliance with France’s new Article L. 333-10 of […]

BeIN Media acquires non-exclusive rights DP World Tour golf

Golf’s DP World Tour and Middle East pay TV outfit beIN Media Group have struck a new agreement that gives Qatar-based operator the non-exclusive rights to broadcast select DP World Tour events in the Middle East and North Africa region for the 2022 season. The agreement will see beIN Media Group’s flagship sports channel, beIN […]

beIN wins Australian Open rights for APAC

beIN Asia Pacific, the region’s offshoot of the Qatari media group, has picked up exclusive rights to the Australian Open in 10 territories across the Asia-Pacific region in a five-year deal. The deal will also include rights to this week’s Adelaide International (ATP 250) Tournament. The agreement covers 10 territories including: Hong Kong, Singapore, Malaysia, […]

Digiturk launches internet and dual-play offerings

BeIN Media-owned Turkish pay TV operator Digiturk has launched an internet offering and a selection of dual-play bundles. Digiturk Internet will allow customers to access ADSL and VDSL services, bundled with or accompanying Digiturk’s premium sports and entertainment TV offerings. The internet service will be offered to existing and new Digiturk TV customers at a discounted rate. Special offers […]

Saudi Arabia to reportedly lift beIN ban

beIN Sport’s four and a half year-long ban in Saudi Arabia may be coming to an end. According to The Athletic, the Qatari broadcaster will no longer be barred from the country following an about-face from the Saudi kingdom.  The end of the ban will mean that football matches from the English Premier League, UEFA, […]

BeIN Media and Movistar+ secure Serie A deals

BeIN Media has struck a deal with Serie A’s international media rights partner Infront giving beIN Sports the exclusive rights to the top-tier italian football league in nine territories, including France, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Thailand, Cambodia, Laos, the Philippines, Brunei and East Timor, until 2024. The deal will also see beIN broadcast Serie A in three […]

Serie A turns to YouTube for MENA ahead of new season

Italy’s Serie A will stream some matches on YouTube in the MENA region. The deal with the Google-owned YouTube is not expected to bring in a significant income for the league, and comes at a time when Serie A is facing a stalemate in the region.  The league had previously launched a country-by-country MENA broadcast […]

LFP president waves off Canal+ protests and calls for common sense

Vincent Labrune, the president of the French Professional Football League (LFP) says that “common sense” is required from Canal+ amid the broadcaster’s boycott of Ligue 1. The Vivendi-owned broadcaster is furious over the decision to award the league’s largest rights package to Amazon for €259 million-per season, and has said that it will not broadcast […]

Saudi Arabia reportedly ends beIN blackout

Qatar’s beIN Sports was broadcast in Saudi Arabia on Monday for the first time in more than three years. The broadcaster had been the target of a Saudi state-sponsored piracy campaign dubbed beoutQ amid tensions between the nations and a trade blockade on Qatar. The Kingdom’s General Authority for Competition (GAC) also permanently cancelled beIN’s […]

BeIN Media looks to lifting of ban as Saudi Arabia ends Qatar blockade

Qatar-based BeIN Media has tentatively welcomed Saudi Arabia’s decision to end its blockade of Qatar but noted that the Saudi government has not yet addressed the ongoing permanent ban on BeIN Sports in Saudi Arabia. The ban on the sports service has meant that the English Premier League, among other high-profile sports, has not been […]

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