Eleven Sports

Eleven signs former Vodafone TV exec as Portugal chief

Sports broadcaster Eleven Sports has named Vodafone’s former head of TV Jorge Pavão de Sousa as managing director for Portugal. Pavão de Sousa will be responsible for further expanding Eleven’s growth in Portugal, where it recently launched in partnership with cable operator Nowo, including increasing revenues, developing strategic partnerships, and overseeing the platforms day to […]

Eleven Sports extends Portuguese Bundesliga deal

Eleven Sports has extended its Bundesliga rights deal in Portugal and will now broadcast live top-flight German football for three years from the 2018/19 season. The broadcaster previously announced a two-year Portuguese agreement with Bundesliga in June, which was due to start from the 2019/20 season. The new deal brings this start-date forward and adds […]

Eleven Sports agrees UK deal with Facebook ahead of streaming service launch

Sports broadcaster Eleven Sports has teamed up with Facebook to make the social media platforms its free-to-air partner in the UK and Ireland. The partnership is the latest extension to Eleven’s various collaborations with Facebook and comes ahead of the planned launch of its own online streaming service in the UK and Ireland, expected later […]

Eleven Sports to stream live football on Facebook in Portugal

Eleven Sports claims it will be the first platform to live stream football on social media in Portugal, with the broadcast of the Trophée des Champions match between PSG and Monaco on Facebook this weekend. Eleven Sports said the move underlines its commitment to engage closely with fans by making premium content more accessible. It […]

Proximus adds Bundesliga with Eleven Sports deal

Belgian telecom operator Proximus has added German Bundesliga football to its line-up of sports content alongside full coverage of the UEFA Champions League, La Liga, the Serie A, the FA Cup and EFL Cup, after striking a new deal with Eleven Sports. Proximus and Eleven Sports have reached an agreement whereby the three channels Eleven […]

Eleven Sports names new Italian chief

Eleven Sports has named Giuliano Giorgetti as managing director for Italy. Giorgetti, who begins his role immediately, will be responsible for expanding Eleven’s growth in Italy, increasing revenues, developing strategic partnerships, and overseeing the day to day operations. He previously worked for football clubs AC Milan and the Inter Milan. At AC Milan he led […]

Eleven secures more football for Portugal

UK-based international sports broadcaster Eleven Sports has secured live and exclusive rights to UEFA Youth League football in Portugal. The deal, which will last for three years, boosts Eleven’s line-up of content for the Portuguese market, where it launched recently. Elevent holds the Portuguese rights to Spain’s La Liga, France’s Ligue 1 and the UEFA […]

Eleven Sports to launch two new channels in the UK

Eleven Sports has partnered with IMG in the UK and Ireland for the launch of two new sports channels, which will include live rights to Serie A and LaLiga football.  Eleven Sports 1 and Eleven Sports 2 will launch this August in the UK and Ireland via a forthcoming online streaming platform from Eleven, with more […]

Whistle Sports raises US$28m in funding

Whistle Sports has raised more than US$28 million as part of an ongoing Series D funding round, which is being led by investment company and Eleven Sports founder, Aser. Aser’s investment forms part of a wider collaboration between Whistle Sports and its subsidiaries, including Eleven Sports, that is designed to help accelerate Whistle’s international expansion. […]

Eleven Sports to launch service in Myanmar

Sports broadcaster Eleven Sports is to launch a service in Myanmar next year after securing exclusive rights to the national football league, making the south-east Asian country its 11th market to date. The new service will be branded My Sports will deliver all 132 matches from the Myanmar National League (MNL) on a new linear […]

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