DAZN completes Eleven Group acquisition

London-based sports streamer DAZN has announced the acquisition of rival sports broadcaster Eleven Group has been completed. Prior to the acquisition, Eleven was the primary rights holder of the Premier League and Champions League football leagues in Portugal, Jupiler Pro League in Belgium as well as a local baseball league in Taiwan. DAZN will add […]

DAZN acquires Eleven Group

London-based sports streamer DAZN has announced a deal to buy rival sports broadcaster Eleven Group. Reports of acquisition talks first emerged in July, with a deal confirmed on Tuesday.  DAZN said that the deal would significantly bolster its rights portfolio while expanding its footprint and improving its social media business. Eleven is currently the primary […]

DAZN in talks to acquire Eleven claims report

Sports streamer DAZN is reportedly in talks to acquire rival broadcaster Eleven. According to a report from the FT, DAZN is looking to Eleven as a source of content rights and as a way of entering into new markets.  Belgium and Portgual are two of Eleven’s most prominent markets where it holds rights to the […]

Eleven teams up Twitch in Taiwan

Sports broadcaster Eleven’s Taiwanese subsidiary Eleven Taiwan has teamed up with streaming platform Twitch ahead of the new Taiwan baseball season, to make its live match coverage more accessible. Eleven Taiwan holds the rights to all home matches for the Chinese Professional Baseball League (CPBL) for the Rakuten Monkeys, Wei Chuan Dragons and Uni-President 7-Eleven […]

Eleven Poland secures DFB-Pokal German Cup rights

Sports broadcaster Eleven Poland has secured live and exclusive rights to the DFB-Pokal German Cup. The deal will run for four seasons from August this year until 2026. The includsion of the German Cup in Eleven’s Polish offering adds to a portfolio of international live football that includes Serie A, LaLiga Santander, Ligue 1 Uber […]

Eleven Portugal on course to break even with 300,000 subscribers

Eleven Portugal is reportedly close to 300,000 subscribers, with the broadcaster confident of breaking even during the 2021-22 season. According to SportBusiness, the broadcaster is targeting Portugal’s domestic top flight football league – Primeira Liga – to complement its existing portfolio which includes the UEFA Champions League, Bundesliga, Ligue 1 and English Premier League (the latter […]

Eleven expands in SE Asia on back of Astro STL deal

Sports broadcaster Eleven has struck a four-year partnership with Malaysian pay TV operator Astro that will enable it to stream the country’s Sepak Takraw League (STL) in Singapore, Thailand, Indonesia, the Philippines and Hong Kong. Fans of sepak takraw or ‘kick volleyball’, Malaysia’s national sport, which is popular across the region, will be able to […]

France Télévisions bags FIBA Basketball World Cup 2023 rights

FIBA has agreed a rights deal with France Télévisions that will see the broadcaster carry national team games through to the FIBA Basketball World Cup 2023 on free-to-air television. The deal will kick off with the match between France and Montenegro on Friday, November 26 and include the World Cup from the Philippines, Japan and […]

Eleven Belgium secures Ligue 1 rights

Sports broadcaster and streamer Eleven Belgium has secured rights to Ligue 1 football for the next three seasons. This agreement was negotiated with beIN Sports, the global sales partner of Ligue 1 Uber Eats. Eleven will make the best matches of the French league available on its OTT platform and app in Belgium and Luxembourg, […]

Eleven renews FA Cup deal in Poland

Eleven Poland has renewed its rights deal with the English FA Cup. Running until 2023/24, Eleven will continue to broadcast the world’s oldest club football competition while it will also broadcast the season-opening FA Community Shield between the FA Cup and Premier League Champions. This deal reinforces a comprehensive catalogue of English football rights for […]