Perform launches DAZN sports streaming service in Japan

Sports rights group Perform has followed up the launch of its DAZN live streaming service in Germany by launching the OTT TV service in Japan. The Japanese service will provide advertising-free access to a range of live and on-demand sports content for ¥1,750 a month plus tax. Content to which Perform holds rights to air […]

Perform grabs Premier League rights for Germany ahead of OTT launch

Digital sports media company Perform Group has grabbed Germany, Austria and Liechtenstein rights to English Premier League football from Sky Germany ahead of the launch on an OTT service next year. The exclusive agreement hands Perform live and on-demand broadcasting rights to matches from the start of the 2016-17 season. The three-year agreement also hands […]

Perform teams up with Reuters

Sports market group Perform has teamed up with news agency Reuters to distribute video content across each other’s platforms. The alliance will see Reuters sports footage integrated into Omnisport Ready, Perform’s digital sports video news service. Omnisport journalists will select several stories per day from Reuters output and voice it in multiple languages – providing […]

Fox and Perform separately announce basketball deals

Fox International Channels (FIC) has secured the exclusive broadcast rights to the Euroleague Basketball tournament for multiple countries in Europe and non-exclusive rights for sub-Saharan Africa. FIC will initially air the basketball tournament in Italy and Poland, exclusively broadcasting games of teams including Montepaschi Siena and EA7 Emporio Armani Milan in Italy and Stelmet Zielona […]

Perform renews Premier League web clip deal

Digital sports media firm Perform has renewed its deal with the Premier League to produce and distribute football clips and highlights for the web and mobile devices. The three-year global licensing deal will see Perform produce “near-live” highlights, previews and round-up clip packages, as well as a white label mobile and tablet app. Perform will […]