Premier Sports


La Liga TV launches on Virgin Media 

Premier Sports has announced a partnership with Virgin Media to bring its new channel, La Liga TV, to the operator. The announcement was made at a launch event for the new channel in London. Speaking at the launch, La Liga president Javier Tebas said that the league “wants to be as visible as possible” and […]

La Liga TV launches in UK

Spanish football channel La Liga TV has launched in the UK. The channel is available to Sky TV subscribers and claims to be the UK’s first dedicated channel showing all live content from a top football league. The channel is being offered with an initial two-week free trial period through January 28. This will cover […]

Premier Sports launches on Netgem.tv

Premier Sports is to provide its services on the Netgem.tv platform in the UK. The broadcaster, which is available through subscription service to 16 million homes, has chosen Netgem.tv as a strategic partner in order to capitalise on its ability to distribute content via fibre optic connectivity across the UK, according to Netgem. The agreement […]

La Liga signs on with Premier Sports for UK and Ireland

Premier Sports has announced a deal with La Liga to bring every match to the UK and Ireland. The three-year deal will see the league become the first in the world to have a dedicated channel showing all live matches in the countries.  La Liga TV will be available to subscribers of Premier Sports on […]

STV strikes streaming partnership with Premier Sports

Scottish commercial broadcaster STV has struck a partnership with pay TV sports broadcaster Premier Sports and free-to-air sister channel FreeSports covering streaming and advertising. STV Player will become the first partner to host a live stream of the 24-hour FreeSports channel, enabling fans to watch up to 10 live football matches a week from US […]

Premier Sports to broadcast all of Arsenal’s pre-season matches

British pay television channel Premier Sports has secured the exclusive rights to Arsenal’s pre-season fixtures. The channel will air all of the club’s friendly matches building up to the 2019-20 season, starting with the match away to Boreham Wood on July 6 – a match which resulted in an 3-3 draw for a young Gunners […]

Eleven Sports loses Serie A rights to Premier Sports

Eleven Sports has ceded its Italian Serie A and Dutch Eredivisie football rights to UK broadcaster Premier Sports after ending its partnership with IMG, the agency that manages these rights. In a statement, streaming service Eleven Sports said that it will continue to show live coverage of LaLiga football in the UK and Ireland until […]

Premier Sports HD taps Globecast for content delivery

Premier Sports HD, the new HD channel from Setanta Sports’ UK operation Premier Sports, has tapped Globecast to provide content delivery services for the network. Globecast will providing the uplink and satellite capacity on Astra 2G for the new Premier Sports HD offering, which is due to launch on the Sky on July 20. Globecast […]

TalkTalk adds sports channels

UK service provider TalkTalk is adding sports channels BoxNation and Premier Sports to its programming line-up. The two channels will join TalkTalk TV on August 22. The move means that TalkTalk TV viewers can choose from the six Sky Sports channels, and add boxing channel BoxNation and international sports channel Premier Sports to their TV […]