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Sports: Serie A to discuss media rights business sale; Baseball return sets records for ESPN; Ligue 1 channel reportedly to get Facebook distribution; RTÉ Sport teams with LOI for OTT platform

The clubs from Italy’s Serie A are reportedly set to meet this week to discuss investor bids for the league’s media business. According to Reuters, representatives from the 20 clubs will meet on July 30 to discuss a number of proposals that were invited last week. The league had asked investors to submit bids to […]

Virgin Media and eir to carry each other’s sports channels

Irish telco eir and Virgin Media have penned a deal that will see an exchange of sports channels.  Virgin Media customers will receive eir sport, while eir customers will get Virgin Media Sport as a part of their sport pack. In Ireland, Virgin Media Sport carries over 300 matches of the UEFA Champions League, the […]

Setanta Ireland becomes eir Sport

Setanta Sports Ireland has become eir Sport, following the broadcaster’s acquisition by Irish telecoms company eir last December. Unveiling eir Sport at its launch yesterday, Jon Florsheim, managing director of eir’s consumer division said: “eir Sport is the new name in Irish broadcasting. “Last year we introduced a fresh and modern identity to signal our ambition and evolution. Today […]