IMG’s Swedish sports streaming closes as C More takes over rights

Bonnier Broadcasting-owned pay TV channels provider C More has secured the Swedish rights to La Liga and Serie A football, along with US Major League Soccer from Endeavor-owned sports agency IMG, signalling the end of the latter’s attempt to build a sports streaming business in the market. The rights to all three leagues were previously […]

IMG launches Serie A OTT TV service in Latin America

Sports and talent management outfit IMG has launched an OTT TV service for Serie A football in Spanish-speaking Latin America and Brazil. Serie A Pass, which costs US$8.99 (€7.85) a month or US$59.99 a year, launched on Saturday with the start of the new Italian football season. The OTT TV service will include coverage of […]

IMG uses RRsat for SuperBowl

Sports media specialist IMG has used Israel-based RRsat to distribute coverage of Sunday’s American Football Super Bowl XLVIII to Europe. IMG has the European contract for distribution with the National Football League and has contracted with RRsat to deliver NFL live games and programming to Europe for the 2012-13, 2013- 14, 2014-15 NFL seasons. The […]

Eurosport and IMG secure LTA tennis deal

Sports channel Eurosport and sports agency IMG Worldwide’s media unit IMG Media have secured a new joint five-year rights deal with the UK Lawn Tennis Association (LTA). Under the terms of the deal, Eurosport and IMG Media will distribute the rights, outside of the UK, across all media platforms for the LTA-run ATP tournaments. Competition […]

IMG Media launches sports channel

International producer and distributor IMG Media is launching a 24-hour sports channel after striking a deal with electronics giant Panasonic Avionics Corporation. The channel – Sport 24 – will initially be available for airline passengers and cruise line passengers after the two companies inked deals with Gulf Air and Norwegian Cruise Liners. The channel will […]