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Screach launches new MMA platform with BeIN Sports as partner

Enterprise streaming platform Screach is launching a new aggregated offering that allows commercial venues to show live pay-per-view events from a range of mixed martial arts rights owners and promoters. The first event, which will be delivered through a partnership with beIN Sports in Australia, will be this Saturday’s HEX Fight Series 28 event at Melbourne’s […]

French watchdog dismisses Mediapro case against Canal+

In a relatively rare legal victory, France’s Canal+ Group has secured a favourable ruling from the country’s competition watchdog following a complaint by Spain’s Mediapro that it had abused its dominant position in the pay TV market. The complaint relates to the period when Mediapro held the bulk of rights to French top-tier football – […]

France’s LFP kicks off Ligue 1 and Ligue 2 bidding for next five years

France’s Ligue Professionnel de Football (LFP) has opened bids for rights to the country’s top tier Ligue 1 and Ligue 2 competitions for the 2024-29 period, with LFP chief Vincent Labrune targeting €1 billion from a combination of domestic and international rights. The extension of contracts being bid for to five years marks a success […]

BeIN Sports teams with Screach for Australian hospitality market

Global sports network beIN Sports has teamed up with the Screach streaming platform to deliver its coverage of football and tennis to commercial venues across Australia. Launched in Australia in 2014, beIN Sports holds the exclusive Australian broadcast rights to more than 1,000 football matches a year, including all fixtures in Italy’s Serie A, English […]

BeIN Sports secures F1 rights for key Asian markets

Qatar-based pay TV service beIN Sports has secured exclusive rights to the Formula 1 World Championships in 10 territories across Asia. The rights agreement begins in 2023 and runs until the conclusion of the 2025 championship which will include rights to all Grand Prix’s, Sprint Races, Qualifying and Practice sessions.  The 10 Asian territories included […]

FFF signs up France Televisions and Bein Sports for Coupe de France

France Télévisions and BeIn Sports have secured domestic rights to French cup competition the Coupe de France in a deal with the French Football Federation. The deal is effective almost immediately and will run until 2026. In a statement, the FFF said: “France Télévisions is extending its commitment while BeIn Sports acquires the broadcasting rights […]

French competition authority rejects Canal+ and beIN complaints

French competition body, the Autorité de la Concurrence, has rejected discrimination complaints from pay TV broadcasters Canal+ and beIN Sports regarding the award of live Ligue 1 broadcast rights to Amazon last year. The Autorité cited lack of sufficient evidence that rights holder the LFP had acted improperly in doing the deal. Amazon secured the […]

beIN offers 22 live Qatar World Cup games for free to MENA audiences

On the eve of the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar, beIN Media announced that it will broadcast 22 matches on its free-to-air beIN Sports channel in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA). The free-to-air coverage kicked off with Qatar versus Ecuador, with beIn calling the giveaway “a celebration of the first World Cup […]

beIN Sports migrates channels to new Measat-3d satellite

Malaysian satellite operator Measat has begun migrating beIN Sports channels in Asia to its new Measat-3d satellite. They will be the first set of broadcast channels to begin operations on the new satellite, which launched on 22 June 2022. The transition is being delivered in partnership with Globecast – beIN Sports’ solutions provider for media […]

beIN Sports and France Télévisions renew EPCR deal for Heineken Champions Cup

European Professional Club Rugby (EPCR) has renewed its broadcast rights deals in France with beIN Sports and France Télévisions.  The new four-year deals will see both broadcasters continue to provide coverage of the Heineken Champions Cup and EPCR Challenge in France. beIN Sports will broadcast every Heineken Champions Cup match throughout the pool and knockout […]

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