KHL goes global with Portable.TV streaming deal

Russia’s Kontinental Hockey League (KHL) has announced a rights deal to take the league global with Portable.TV. Via a deal facilitated by SPORTFIVE, Portable.TV will broadcast all 640 of the league’s matches in the US, Canada, Germany and Switzerland. The streaming app will also present exclusive highlights of every match. Portable.TV is an OTT streaming […]

Gazprom Media takes control of KHL TV

Russia’s Gazprom Media has taken control of the KHL TV channel from the Kontinental Hockey League, according to local reports. Gazprom Media, which already produces and distributes the channel for the league, has taken an 80% stake in the channel will consolidate it into its Match TV group of services, according to the Kommersant newspaper. […]

MTG extends grip on KHL rights

Modern Times Group (MTG) has extended its grip on exclusive rights to the Kontinental Hockey League (KHL) in the Nordic region until 2021. The deal means that MTG will continue to air KHL ice hockey in Denmark, Finland, Norway and Sweden for the next four seasons. Matches featuring Finland’s Jokerit team and other selected high-profile […]