Football bodies identify Arabsat as source of BeoutQ broadcasts

Football bodies FIFA, the AFC, UEFA, Germany’s Bundesliga, Spain’s La Liga, Italy’s Serie A, France’s LFP and England’s Premier League have explicitly accused Arabsat of transmitting pirate operation BeoutQ’s services. Following a report commissioned by the sporting groups from MarkMonitor, they said that beoutQ’s pirate broadcasts have been transmitted using satellite infrastructure owned and operated […]

UEFA launches free-to-air OTT platform

European football governing body UEFA has launched its new OTT streaming platform. UEFA TV, which the organisation claims is the first of its kind, will offer original programming based on 60 years of European football archive. It will also become the home of youth, women’s and futsal UEFA competitions by offering them a wide live […]

BT to debut HDR with free Champions League Final broadcast

The UEFA Champions League Final will be broadcast for free in the UK. The event on June 1 will also act as a debut showcase for BT Sport’s HD HDR offering. BT says that all BT Sport subscribers (including EE and Plusnet) will be able to watch the final using HDR resolution. The company also […]

Facebook secures Champions League rights in Latin America

Facebook has secured exclusive free-to-air rights for certain UEFA Champions League live matches across Spanish-speaking territories in Latin America from 2018-2021. The football deal grants Facebook the rights to broadcast 32 live matches each season, for three seasons, including the final and UEFA Super Cup. The partnership kicks off on Wednesday with the UEFA Super […]

MTG secures exclusive international football rights for Finland

Modern Times Group (MTG) has secured the exclusive Finnish rights to the UEFA European Qualifiers in 2020 and the qualifying tournament for the FIFA World Cup in 2022, along with the rights to UEFA’s new European competition, the UEFA Nations League. MTG will hold the rights to the UEFA Nations League in Finland for 2018-19 […]

UEFA awards rights in Finland

European football body UEFA has awarded of media rights for the 2012-15 Europa League in Finland to Nelonen. Nelonen will broadcast one live match per kick-off slot each match week on Nelonen Pro 1 and Nelonen Pro 2, followed by a highlights programme on Nelonen Pro 1. The Europa League Final will be broadcast via […]

ProTV granted final Europa League rights in Romania

European football body UEFA has awarded certain Europa League media rights for the 2012-15 season in Romania to ProTV. Sport.ro will broadcast each match week one live match and a highlights programme. Matches featuring local participation will be shown on ProTV and will be followed by a roundup of the match week’s action. The rights […]

UEFA grants Hungarian Europe League rights

European football body UEFA has awarded Europa League media rights in Hungary for the 2012-15 seasons to broadcasters Story 4 and Digi Sport. Sanoma Digital Media has been awarded the right to broadcast the first pick live match each match week, which will be transmitted on its main channel, Story 4. Coverage of the live […]

UEFA awards Albanian rights

Football governing body UEFA has awarded media rights for the 2012-15 UEFA Europa League in Albania to Vizion Plus and Tring TV. Each match night the first pick match will be broadcast on free-to-air channel Vizion Plus while four live matches will be shown across the family of Tring-branded pay channels. A highlights programme will […]

UEFA grants football rights to SportKlub and Telekom Slovenia

European football body UEFA grants football rights to SportKlub and Telekom Slovenia has awarded the 2012-15 UEFA Champions League media rights in Slovenia to SportKlub and Telekom Slovenia. Each match week basic-tier channel SportKlub will show live the best-pick Wednesday match, followed by a highlights programme. Telekom Slovenia has been awarded the rights to all […]