Ligue 1


Canal+ to air regular UHD TV Sunday night Ligue 1 football

French pay TV operator Canal+ is to air its regular Sunday evening Ligue 1 football match slot in Ultra HD in partnership with the French football league, the Ligue de Football Professionel (LFP). Canal+ said it would broadcast all Sunday night 21:00 Ligue 1 matches in UHD TV from the end of this month. The […]

SFR teams up with BeIN Sports as battle with Canal+ gets underway

Altice-owned French service provider SFR has teamed up with BeIN Sports to unveil bundled offerings that include its own sports channels and BeIN Sports’ services as part of its Box Power offering for €29.99 a month for the first 12 months. SFR Sport will be available on its own in the Box Starter pack from […]

Mediaset Premium secures French and Scottish football

Italy’s Mediaset Premium has secured exclusive rights to French and Scottish top-tier football for the next three years. The pay TV outfit will air live coverage and highlights of Ligue 1 and Scottish Premier League football for the 2015-18 seasons. Coverage of the French championship will kick off on August 7 with Lille v Paris […]

LFP and Canal+ locked in combat over French football rights

France’s Professional Football League (LFP) has taken the step of denying that Orange and Eurosport have joined Canal+ in challenging its call for bids for the next round of Ligue 1 TV rights, covering the 2016-20 seasons. The LFP’s move follows reports over the weekend that Orange, which currently holds mobile rights to Ligue 1 […]

LFP awards Ligue 1 European distribution rights

Media company MP & Silva has been appointed as the European distributer for Ligue 1 rights by French football league operator the LFP. The deal covers the 2012/13 and 2014/15 seasons and follows the LFP’s decision to award Al Jazeera Sports international media rights for France’s top league for six seasons until 2018. “The turnover […]

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