Canal+ Poland offers elite Ekstraklasa fixture for free on YouTube

Canal+ Poland resumes its coverage of Poland’s elite football league the Ekstraklasa this week after the winter break. And in a first for the league, the pay TV broadcaster will be streaming a top game for free on its Canal+ Sport YouTube channel. The fixture in question is between Stal Mielec and current champions Lech […]

Polish Ekstraklasa secures record domestic rights deal with Canal+

The Polish Ekstraklasa has agreed a record domestic rights deal with Canal+ Poland. The four-year deal is worth a total of PLN1.3 billion (€270 million), or PLN325 million (€67.53 million) per season. It was approved unanimously by the league’s clubs at a general meeting on October 3.  The deal will see Canal+ broadcast all Ekstraklasa […]

Ekstraklasa taps Red Bee for enhanced streaming service

Polish top tier football league the Ekstraklasa has chosen Red Bee Media as its technology partner to jointly develop its Ekstraklasa.TV streaming platform. The evolution of Ekstraklasa.TV will kick off this season, with greater interactivity and personalisation, improvement of the user experience, and the launch of an advertising model. Future updates are intended to include […]

Canal+ Polska launches esports version of national football league

Polish pay TV outfit Canal+ Polska is making the best of the absence of primetime live national league football from its schedule by launching an esports version. The pay TV operator has launched the Ekstraklasa Cup, played in FIFA20 with 16 Ekstraklasa clubs facing off against one another. The first match will air this Thursday […]

Polish football league launches international streaming service

The Polish Ekstraklasa football league has launched its own OTT TV streaming service, Ekstraklasa.tv. According to the league, it expects the service to deliver additional revenue and to serve as a way to way to reach fans of Polish football around the world. The service will include live coverage of matches with Polish-language match commentary […]