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Spanish regulator weighs in on marketing of football rights

Spanish markets regulator the CNMC has called on the Real Federación Española de Fútbol(RFEF) to modify the terms by which it makes rights to the Copa del Rey available to broadcasters. The regulator called don the RFEF to make changes including strict limits on conditions attached to the award of rights, not to reserve rights […]

Mediapro names Discovery exec as head of new French football channel

Spanish producer and broadcaster Mediapro has named Discovery France chief Julien Bergeaud as director-general of its French operation to head up the launch of its dedicated football channel, which will air top-tier French football from the 2020-21 season. Mediapro said that the channel that it will launch in the summer of next year will offer […]

Mediapro airing Pan-American Games on YouTube

Spanish broadcaster and producer Mediapro has struck a deal with YouTube to distribute coverage of this year’s Pan-American Games from Lima, Peru, on the video-sharing platform. Mediapro is now airing live coverage of the games via its YouTube channel. The group said that its coverage ot the competition, which runs until August 11, has so […]

Orange España offers free Amazon Prime, commissions first original

Orange España has struck a deal with Amazon that will enable it to provide Amazon Prime as part of its convergent Love offering. Customers that sign up for the Love, Love Max or Love Negocio offerings from August will be able to benefit from Amazon Prime free of charge as part of their package for […]

Serie A postpones decision on Mediapro offer

Italy’s Serie A has pushed back a decision on whether to accept Spanish broadcaster and producer Mediapro’s bid for top-tier football rights for the 2021-24 seasons. Mediapro, which was involved in an ultimately unsuccessful bid for the 2018-21 rights, has tabled €1.15 billion per season for the rights to matches for the three years from […]

Mediapro bids €1.3bn for Italy’s Serie A

Spanish Mediapro has made a renewed offer of close to €1.3 billion per season for rights to the Italian Serie A.  The company had an initial bid of €1.2 billion rejected by the league, with the latest bid to be discussed at Serie A’s general assembly on July 8, reports Gazetto dello Sport.  Mediapro highly […]

Telefónica reportedly to tap Mediapro for La Liga production

Telefónica has contracted production company and broadcaster Mediapro to produce its coverage of La Liga football, according to a report by financial newspaper El Español. According to the paper has tapped the Catalan outfit to provide recording, distribution and production of all matches that will aired on the new Movistar La Liga service, which will […]

Mediapro reportedly preparing the ground for IPO

Spanish broadcaster and producer Mediapro has begun preparing the ground for an IPO, according to a report by local news outlet El Confidencial. According to El Confidencial, citing unnamed sources, the Catalan outfit, which is now majority owned by Chinese investor Orient Hontai, is in advanced talks to choose three international banks to lead the […]

Spanish court: RFEF cannot exclude Mediapro from Copa del Rey

A Spanish judge has ordered the country’s football governing body, the Real Federación Española de Fútbol (RFEF), to cancel the award of rights to the final of the Copa del Rey and to readmit Mediapro to bidding for the match, according to the broadcaster. According to Mediapro, a Madrid commercial court has found in favour […]

Mediapro acquires VR specialist Visyon

Spanish producer and broadcaster Mediapro has acquired local Catalan VR specialist Visyon. Visyon was founded in 2012 and has been working on immersive technology solutions including virtual, augmented and mixed reality. The company currently employs 70 full-time staff, mostly at the main Barcelona headquarters, and has offices in Madrid, London, Dubai, as well as a […]

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