BeIN says rights-holder response to piracy ‘critical’ to future bids Broadcaster spends over $2.5bn
OSN’s decision to close most of its sports channels will leave a vacuum in the Middle East and North Africa for rights-holders that is unlikely to be filled for some time, experts have told SportBusiness M...
Swiss pay-television broadcaster Teleclub has reached a new deal that will give it increased exclusivity over National Hockey League rights in Switzerland from the 2020-21 season
Fifa is projecting an additional €480m ($516m) of media-rights income from the 2026 World Cup compared to 2018, an increase of about 20 per cent. Arguably only half of this will be a consequence of expanding the tournament from 32 to 48 teams; the other half being organic growth in the value of the competition from cycle to cycle.
Mediapro is close to a deal for global rights to Bolivia’s home 2022 World Cup qualifiers, but must wait 30 days before its victory can be confirmed. The agency’s bid of $12m (€10.5m),
Fifa has earned an increase in the value of World Cup rights in Finland after the winter scheduling of the 2022 tournament in Qatar sparked competition between the country's commercial broadcasters.