Perform Group


Mediaset strikes deal with DAZN to bring Serie A to premium subscribers

Mediaset has struck a deal with Perform Group, operator of the DAZN sports streaming service, to provide access to the service as part of its Premium Calcio offering for a reduced overall price of €19.90 a month. DAZN secured rights to 114 Serie A matches over the next three years last month and announced that […]

Mediaset seeking options for Serie A in wake of auction

Mediaset is to try to strike a deal with OTT TV provider Perform Group or pay TV outfit Sky in order to secure Serie A football for its digital-terrestrial and online platforms in Italy after the broadcast group failed to secure rights on its own. Mediaset issued a statement last week that it would “seek […]

Perform Group hires ex-ESPN boss Skipper as executive chairman

Global sports media outfit Perform Group, which operates the DAZN sports OTT TV service, has named former ESPN president John Skipper as its executive chairman. Skipper, based in New York, will oversee all of Perform Group’s operations and strategy and report to the Board. Simon Denyer, Perform Group’s Founder, will continue as CEO based in […]

Star India outbids Facebook for Indian cricket rights

21st Century Fox-owned Star India has successfully bid €2.15 billion for global Indian cricket rights, fending off competition from 14 other bidders including Facebook and Disney’s BAMTech. Star India has secured global media and digital broadcast rights for Indian Premier League cricket for the five-year period from 2018 to 2022, after submitting a winning bid […]

Perform’s DAZN taps Conviva for QoE

Perform Group is using Conviva’s OTT TV technology to provide data analytics for its DAZN live streaming sports service. DAZN uses Conviva Insights to provide the in-depth metrics and analytics it needs to control its video delivery to deliver quality of experience (QoE). Conviva Experience Insights provide DAZN with real-time diagnostics and alerts to identify […]

Perform launches DAZN live sports streaming service in Germany

Sports rights group Perform has launched its DAZN live streaming service in Germany, Austria and Switzerland. DAZN is described by Perform as the world’s first dedicated live sports streaming service, providing fans with unlimited access to watch live and on-demand sport on multiple devices. The service is available for €9.99 a month with no long-term […]

Perform Group to launch sports OTT service in Germany

UK-based sports rights specialist Perform Group is to launch an OTT sports subscription service in Germany, Austria and Switzerland, centred on its recent acquisition of web rights to highlights of Bundesliga football matches. The service DAZN, is expected to launch this summer. In addition to German football, the service will include coverage of international football […]