Setanta Sports

Setanta Sports offering joint package with Netflix

Eastern Europe and Central Asia-focused sports platform provider Setanta Sports has teamed up with Netflix to offer a joint package across 13 countries. The new joint bundle, called Fan Pack, allows viewers to subscribe to Setanta Sports and Netflix and for a single fee and have access to content from both services. Setanta Sports said […]

Ukraine’s Volia adds Setanta Sports channels to line-up

Ukrainian cable operator Volia has expanded its sports offering to consumers by adding Setanta Sports’ services to its line-up. Volia will include Setanta Sports 1 and Setanta Sports+ in its content line-up. The channels offer some 5,000 live sports broadcasts a year, with sports content including English Premier League and German Bundesliga football, as well […]

Setanta extends UFC rights deal in Ukraine

Setanta Sports has agreed to extend its broadcast rights deal with the UFC in Ukraine. The broadcaster will carry live events from the MMA promoter through to 2024. Setanta will also broadcast shoulder programming such as UFC Connected and Reloaded.  This extends a deal which was first agreed in 2019, and makes up a sports […]

Setanta sells Eurasian business to Adjara Group

Setanta Sports has announced the sale of its Eastern European, Central Asian and Caucasian channels to the Adjara Group. The deal will see the Georgia-based group take full control of Setanta Sports Eurasia, and make it one of the largest sports media businesses in the region.  Setanta Sports currently operates in Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Estonia, […]

Setanta Sports Eurasia renews La Liga deal

Setanta Sports Eurasia has renewed its rights deal with La Liga for the Baltic region. The deal will see the sports channel operator be the Spanish league’s exclusive broadcaster for five seasons from 2021/22 to 2025/26 in the Baltic nations of Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania. La Liga is a key part of Setanta Sports Eurasia’s […]

Setanta Sports sets Ukrainian expansion with second channel

Sports broadcaster Setanta will launch a second channel in Ukraine. Speaking to local outlet UA Football, Setanta Eurasia head of distribution Mariya Lysenko said that a launch would happen “in the near future.” Setanta originally entered the Ukrainian market in August 2019, distributed by the digital division of StarLightMedia. The channel currently runs as an […]

Setanta Sports Eurasia extends Serie A football rights

Setanta Sports Eurasia has extended its deal to broadcast football from Italy’s Serie A and France’s Ligue 1 and secured rights to Scotland’s SPFL and Belgium’s Pro-League. The new three year deal, which was agreed with sports marketing agency MP & Silva, starts from the beginning of the 2015/2016 season and applies to Armenia, Azerbaijan, […]

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 […]

SES to broadcast Setanta channels

Satellite operator SES has struck a deal to broadcast Setanta Sports two HD channels in the CIS countries and the Baltic States via its 31.5° East position. SES will broadcast the channels to 13 countries – Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Estonia, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Latvia, Lithuania, Moldova, Uzbekistan, Tajikistan and Turkmenistan – via the Astra 5B […]

Setanta Sports expands into the Baltics

Setanta Sports has launched its Setanta Sport Eurasia channel in Estonia on STV, with plans to launch in Lithuania shortly.  The news comes just days after the sports broadcaster also went live in the third Baltic state of Latvia, via cable operator Baltcom. The expansion into the Baltics builds on Setanta Sports Eurasia’s existing footprint […]