BeIN Sports


BeIN Sports launches archive on-demand service

Middle East pay TV provider BeIN Sports has launched a sports archive service as part of its BeIN On Demand offering, featuring a selection of classic matches, documentaries, behind the scenes features, and official FIFA World Cup films. The catalogue will feature re-runs of FIFA World Cups, the UEFA Champions League, English Premier League, and […]

Canal+ and BeIN Sports make peace with French football league

French pay TV operators Canal+ and BeIN Sports have struck a deal with the country’s professional football league (LFP) over payments for rights to matches from the Ligue 1 and Ligue 2 competitions that were played before the coronavirus lockdown. Canal+ and LFP thanked the four Ligue 1 club presidents who they said had participated […]

Mediapro ready to take over Ligue rights from non-paying Canal+ and BeIN, says Roures

Mediapro boss Jaume Roures has said that his company is ready to take up the reins from Canal+ and BeIN Sports to broadcast the end of the French Ligue 1 football season after the pair stopped payments to the French football league as a result of the coronavirus crisis. Interviewed by sports paper L’Équipe, Roures […]

BeIN Sports Xtra launches in Canada on Roku and Xumo

BeIN Sports Xtra, the free-to-air channel from beIN, has expanded its presence in Canada via Roku and Xumo. The 24/7 channel has been added to the programming lineups on both AVOD Xumo and The Roku Channel, with the broadcaster saying that it will be available to “millions of households in Canada.” The channel initially launched […]

BeIN Sports Xtra lands on Pluto

Free-to-air channel beIN Sports Xtra has launched on ViacomCBS’s Pluto TV in the US.  The channel initially launched in November 2019 on the Roku Channel, utilising beIN’s existing English and Spanish feed to drive awareness of the brand and content “that would otherwise be crowded out of the live premiere window given the extensive rights […]

Canal+ seals beIN distribution and sublicensing deal

Canal+ and beIN Sports have entered into an exclusive distribution and sublicensing deal. The closed deal is the culmination of talks that were announced in December 2019. Under the agreement, beIN Sports’ premium channels will be offered within Canal+ offers. Canal+ will also be the exclusive distributor of beIN Sports channels to all third-party providers […]

BeIN acquires Florida Cup rights

BeIN Sports has acquired the broadcast rights to the 2020 Florida Cup. The Florida Cup is the state’s largest annual sports and music festival, and will include four football matches between teams from Brazil’s Corinthians and Palmeiras, Colombia’s Atlético Nacional, and the MLS’s New York City FC.  The media rights agreement with the competition will […]

ITV signs free to air La Liga deal

British PSB ITV has signed a deal with La Liga to cover the kick off of the new season. Announced a little more than 24 hours ahead of the season-opener, the broadcaster will present one game from each of the first three match day on ITV4. ITV will also air weekly La Liga highlights throughout […]

beIN Sports renews Nielsen deal

Qatari beIN Sports has signed a long-term national TV measurement agreement with Nielsen.  The deal will see both beIN Sports and beIN Sports en Español continue to receive market intelligence and person-level viewing data for both networks.  Antonio Briceño, deputy managing director of beIN SPORTS USA and Canada, said: “Consumers today, especially sports viewers, are […]

1 2 3 6