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Ligue 1 lands on Reddentes Sports

Vietnamese broadcaster Reddentes Sports has agreed a sublicencing deal with beIN Sports for Ligue 1 rights. The three deal will see Reddentes bring the French league to viewers in Vietnam from 2021/22-23/24.   International interest in the French top flight has skyrocketed since the shock announcement that a legend of the sport Lionel Messi would sign […]

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 […]

Canal+ to appeal as court orders it to honour Ligue 1 contract

Canal+ has said it will contest a ruling by the Nanterre commercial court ordering it to honour its contract with beIN Sports to air two matches per weekend matchday of French top-tier football. The court yesterday said that the pay TV operator could not renege on its contract to air the matches under a sub-licensing […]

Amazon launches Le Pass Ligue 1, with Freebox deal

Amazon has launched its vehicle for French top-tier football. The service, called Le Pass Ligue 1, is available on the web and mobile via the Amazon Prime Video app and on the Freebox TV service thanks to a partnership with service provider Free. The service enables subscribers to watch up to eight matches per match-day […]

Canal+ secures win in legal battle with BeIN Sports

A French court has given French pay TV operator Canal+ a green light to decline to pay its onetime partner BeIN Sports for the Ligue 1 football matches it had previously agreed to sub-license from the Qatar-based broadcaster. The Nanterre commercial court hearing BeIN’s case against Canal+ over non-payment of the money due for the […]

BeIN Sports takes legal action against football partner Canal+

BeIN Sports in France is taking legal action against its partner Canal+ over the latter’s decision not to transmit the Ligue 1 football matches it previously agreed to sublicense from the Qatar-based broadcaster. Le Monde and AFP have reported that BeIN Sports has filed a suit with the Nanterre commercial court demanding payment of €332 […]

Canal+ secures Premier League, but trouble brewing on LFP front

Canal+ has secured exclusive rights to English Premier League football for a further three seasons. The renewal comes as the pay TV operator comes under pressure from the French government over its perceived refusal to honour a commitment to air Ligue 1 French football through a licensing agreement with beIN Sports. Canal+ will air 380 […]

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 […]

French court fines sports pirates €7 million

A Rennes court in France has fined a group of pirates operating some 20 illicit streaming sites €7 million in damages and interests following complaints lodged by pay TV channel providers Canal+, beIN Sports and RMC Sport. The trio of operators teamed up with the Association de Lutte contre la Piraterie Audiovisuelle (ALPA) to pursue […]

Vizio adds three sports channels including beIN Sport Xtra

TV Maker Vizio has announced the launch of three new sports channels and a new app for its SmartCast OS. Available now to US users at no extra cost are the NFL Channel, Pac-12 Insider and beIN Sports Xtra, the free-to-air channel which launched in November 2019. In addition, Vizio has confirmed availability of the […]

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