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DAZN kicks off Brazilian service offering

Sports streaming disruptor DAZN has launched in Brazil. This is the ninth market that the London-based DAZN has entered since launching in August 2016 in Austria, Germany, Japan, and Switzerland. For a cost of R$37.90 (€8.50) per month, viewers in the Latin American nation are now able to live stream the service’s array of sports […]

Mediaset to pull Premium from DTT to become OTT-only offering

Mediaset is to pull its Premium offering from the country’s digital-terrestrial platform in June, according to local reports. The pay TV service will thereafter only be available via the new Infinity Premium streaming service, with the group’s Premium Online and Premium Play services also set to be closed down. Mediaset said that all Premium channels […]

DAZN launches live sports distribution service

Sports streaming service DAZN has launched what it describes as a global, live sports content distribution service for rightsholders, broadcasters and media partners called DAZN Connect. DAZN says that DAZN Connect will provide access to one of the largest live sports content networks in the world, with over 30,000 live sport events across multiple leagues […]

Sports streamer DAZN fined by Italy’s antitrust authorities

Italy’s antitrust regulator has fined fast-growing sports streamer DAZN €500,000 for two alleged breaches of the country’s consumer protection code. According to the regulator, the Perform Group-owned platform didn’t provide sufficient information to customers regarding its Serie A football offer for the 2018-19 season. In particular, the regulator said the company didn’t make any reference […]

DAZN to launch advertising on streaming service

Sports streaming operator DAZN is to introduce advertising on its platform as part of a company-wide revamp that will see existing media sales outfit Perform Media renamed DAZN Media and the launch of a new ‘amplification platform’ called DAZN+. DAZN plans to introduce sponsorship and advertising on its streaming platform for the first time as […]

DAZN launches in Spain, targets Brazil next

Sports streaming service DAZN launches today in Spain, with a line-up of content including English Premier League football and MotoGP motorcycle racing introduced at a press conference in Madrid attended by brand ambassadors including football manager Jose Mourinho and Brazlilan footballer Neymar da Silva Santos Jr. – the latter also named yesterday as a brand […]

DAZN reportedly in talks to carry Movistar football channels

Sports streaming outfit DAZN has held talks with Telefónica over possible carriage of the latter’s Movistar Partizado and Movistar Liga de Campeones channels when it goes live in the first half of next month, according to local press. Telefónica is obliged to make its channels available to rivals under conditions set by competition watchdog the […]

DAZN launches ‘MultiView’ feature on Apple TV

Sports streaming service DAZN has launched a new feature called MultiView, allowing users to watch up to four live or on-demand events at the same time on one screen. The new functionality is available on Apple TV devices and can be activated by long-pressing the Apple TV remote and selecting multiple videos to watch simultaneously. […]

DAZN appoints Diquattro to take charge of Spanish operation

Sports streaming service DAZN has appointed its Italian chief, Veronica Diquattro, to take charge of its new Spanish service as well. In the new role of EVP, revenue, southern Europe, Diquattro will lead DAZN in Spain alongside her current role as head of Italy, where the sport broadcaster has an extensive roster of premium rights, […]

DAZN looking at live Bundesliga rights

Sports streaming outfit DAZN is planning to bid for live German Bundesliga rights for the 2021-25 seasons when these are assigned, provided the terms make economic sense, according to local press. Sportbild quoted DAZN German managing director Thomas de Buhr as saying that the streaming outfit was “interested” in live Bundesliga rights and would “look […]

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