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Eleven Sports agrees new deals in Belgium

Sports channel provider Eleven Sports Belgium has agreed three new partnerships for Belgian football offering.   Eleven has secured a content partnership with Flemish public service broadcaster VRT for its coverage of the Belgian Pro League. The deal will see VRT continue to broadcast its Monday evening Pro League magazine show – Extra Time –  […]

Mediapro makes first payment for top-tier French football

Mediapro has made its first tranche of payment of top-tier French football rights, paying €172 million including tax for its 80% share of Ligue 1 and Ligue 2 rights to the LFP, the French professional football league. Overall, the LFP has received €256.5 million from broadcasters. Mediapro’s share excluding tax amounts to €143 million, while […]

Mediapro’s Téléfoot set for partnership with Netflix

Mediapro’s forthcoming premium French football channel Téléfoot is set to strike a partnership with Netflix that will see both services offered to subscribers for €30, according to a report by French sports paper L’Équipe. A deal with Netflix to offer the services as a joint bundle would represent a saving to consumers. Mediapro chief Jaume […]

Mediapro moves to boost French football channel with RMC Sport Champions League deal

Altice France-owned sports broadcaster RMC Sport is set to strike an agreement to share next season’s UEFA Champions League football rights with Mediapro, the Spanish broadcaster and producer that has already disrupted the French premium sports world by acquiring the rights to Ligue 1 and Ligue 2. According to financial daily Les Echos, Mediapro’s Téléfoot, […]

Eleven Sports teams up with Mediapro

Eleven Sports has teamed up with Spanish broadcaster and producer Mediapro to work on what the pair describe as a series of strategic international projects.  In response to the Covid-19 pandemic, Eleven Sports and Mediapro will be looking to pull together their expertise and capabilities across the world to boost business. To begin, Mediapro is […]

La Liga rights holder Mediapro reportedly secures €55 million loan

Spanish rights agency Mediapro has reportedly reached an agreement to secure €55 million in loans from shareholders.  Mediapro is the largest media company in the country with over 7,100 employees and, according to local news outlet El Confidencial, it has secured funding to navigate through the coronavirus pandemic. The company is the primary holder of […]

Mediapro and TF1 team up to launch Téléfoot channel

Spanish rights agency Mediapro and TF1 are partnering to launch a new channel called Téléfoot. An extension of the french football programme of the same name that has been broadcast by TF1 since 1977, the four year partnership is described as an “unprecedented agreement” in coverage of Ligue 1. The channel will offer live and […]

Mediapro ready to take over Ligue rights from non-paying Canal+ and BeIN, says Roures

Mediapro boss Jaume Roures has said that his company is ready to take up the reins from Canal+ and BeIN Sports to broadcast the end of the French Ligue 1 football season after the pair stopped payments to the French football league as a result of the coronavirus crisis. Interviewed by sports paper L’Équipe, Roures […]

US court charges ex-Mediapro co-CEO Romy in football bribery case

A US Federal court has charged former Mediapro/Imagina Media co-CEO Gerard Romy and former Fox executives with wire fraud, money laundering and racketeering conspiracy in connection with a long-running investigation of corruption in football. The court charged Hernan Lopez and Carlos Martinez, formerly of 21stCentury Fox, Romy, the former co-CEO and co-founder of Imagina Media […]

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