Eleven Sports

Eleven Sports names new Italy chief

Sports broadcaster Eleven has named Giovanni Zurleni as the group’s new managing director in Italy. Zurleni, who will be responsible for further developing Eleven’s business and operations in Italy, was previously VP, commercial and partnerships at sports streamer DAZN from 2018-2019, leading the team’s business development strategy and execution, coordinating global and local distribution deals […]

Eleven extends Champions League deal in Portugal

Sports broadcaster Eleven has renewed its UEFA Champions League broadcast rights deal in Portugal. The deal will see the broadcaster retain the rights for three additional seasons until 2023/24. Eleven will broadcast 138 games per season, from the group qualifying rounds through to the final, across its six linear channels, OTT platform and operator partners. […]

Eleven Sports announces acquisition of MyCujoo ahead of streaming platform launch

UK-based media group Eleven Sports has bought streaming firm MyCujoo, with Eleven promising the launch of a service dedicated to grassroots football. MyCujoo launched in 2015, and works with amateur clubs to generate revenue via the sale of content to sponsors and advertisers. Its investors include Go4it Capital, Sapphire Sport and Carsten Thoma, who will […]

Eleven Sports adds UEFA Women’s Champions League final to Portuguese line-up

Sports broadcaster Eleven Sports Portugal has secured the rights to broadcast the final rounds of the UEFA Women’s Champions League, starting with the quarter finals on August 21 and 22, across its OTT and linear platforms.  Eleven, which is currently broadcasting the men’s competition on home soil in Lisbon, will broadcast the women’s enjoy quarter-final […]

Eleven Sports parent company Aser launches PPV streaming service

Aser Ventures, the parent company of sports broadcaster Eleven Sports, has officially launched its pay-per view (PPV) streaming service. Dubbed LiveNow, the platform offers access to a range of live events ranging from sport and music to industry conferences on a PPV basis. It soft launched in 2019 and the company said it has undergone […]

Orange Belgium taps Zappware to deliver Eleven football channels to subscribers

Orange Belgium has tapped technology provider Zappware to deliver the football offering of Jupiler League rights holder Eleven Sports after becoming the first telecom operator to sign a distribution agreement with the sports broadcaster. Zappware implemented the integration of the Eleven Sports to make the Jupiler Pro League available for its customers for the coming […]

Eleven Sports agrees new deals in Belgium

Sports channel provider Eleven Sports Belgium has agreed three new partnerships for Belgian football offering.   Eleven has secured a content partnership with Flemish public service broadcaster VRT for its coverage of the Belgian Pro League. The deal will see VRT continue to broadcast its Monday evening Pro League magazine show – Extra Time –  […]

Proximus strikes distribution deal with football rights holder Eleven

Belgian telco Proximus has struck a deal with sports broadcaster Eleven Sports for distribution of its new Pro League channels covering all live Belgian football matches, including the Jupiler Pro League and D1B, on TV and other screens via its Pickx multiscreen service for the next five seasons. The new agreement with Eleven comes on […]

UK launch a ‘mistake’ admits Eleven Sports CEO

Launching in the UK without a distribution deal with the country’s leading pay TV operators “was a mistake”, admits Eleven Sports chairman and founder Andrea Radrizzani. Speaking during a Talking Sport webinar series event, Radrizzani conceded that the UK’s market is “very difficult to enter” due to the supremacy of BT and Sky. Eleven Sports […]

Eleven Sports teams up with Mediapro

Eleven Sports has teamed up with Spanish broadcaster and producer Mediapro to work on what the pair describe as a series of strategic international projects.  In response to the Covid-19 pandemic, Eleven Sports and Mediapro will be looking to pull together their expertise and capabilities across the world to boost business. To begin, Mediapro is […]

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