Benfica TV

Meo pulls Porto Canal from Nos as football battle deepens

Portuguese service provider Meo – the brand used by Altice-owned Portugal Telecom – has pulled Porto Canal, the TV channel of football club FC Porto, from the TV service of rival pay TV operator Nos after the pair failed to strike an acceptable deal. The pair are engaged in a battle over football rights. Meo […]

Nos secures key football deal

Portuguese pay TV operator Nos has secured the rights to the matches of the country’s leading football team Benfica, beating off competition from Altice, owner of rival pay TV operator Portugal Telecom/Meo. Nos agreed to pay €400 million for Benfica’s domestic and international matches. The contract also includes the right to broadcast and distribute Benfica […]

Vodafone Portugal launches new t-commerce service

Vodafone Portugal has launched a new t-commerce service, Click-to-Buy. Developed in partnership with Yubuy, Click-to-Buy will enable TV veiwers to purchase products in real time direct from the their TVs. Notification will appear on the screen with a brief presentation of products featured on programmes airing at that time and viewers will be able to […]

Numericable adds Benfica TV to offering

French cable operator Numericable has added Benfica TV, the Portuguese football club’s official TV channel, to its programming line-up. The channel will be offered at a premium. Numericable is making it available for €5 a month, but offering the first month free of charge as a promotion. Benfica TV provides coverage of the club’s matches […]

Benfica to take TV rights in-house

Portuguese premier league football club Benfica is awarding all TV rights to its matches to the Benfica TV channel. Benfica’s president Luis Filipe Vieira made a pledge to move the broadcasting of all league matches to the club’s TV channel as part of his re-election campaign. Currently, all matches from the Portugal’s top league are […]