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In the latest interactive monthly data report, SportBusiness Media analyses the media-rights landscape in Latin America.

In the latest interactive monthly data report, SportBusiness Media analyses the media-rights landscape in Latin America.

In the latest interactive monthly data report, SportBusiness Media analyses the media-rights landscape of motorsport.

In the latest interactive monthly data report, SportBusiness Media analyses the media-rights landscape of motorsport.

Greek public-service broadcaster ERT will recoup almost a quarter of its investment on the first two years of its deal for Formula One motor racing championship rights in a ‘cash plus content’ sublicensing agreement with pay-television broadcaster Cosmote.

Spanish competition regulator the Comisión Nacional de los Mercados y La Competencia (CNMC) has threatened Spanish telco Telefónica with sanctions over alleged overcharging for access to rights for the 2…

Formula One’s commercial managing director Sean Bratches has told the Daily Mail newspaper that the motor racing series’ decline in free-to-air coverage across the globe concerns owners Liberty Media.

The Formula One motor-racing series has teamed up with production company Westbrook Studios on a new broadcast entertainment initiative that will align with grand prix weekends

Sports broadcaster Eleven Sports announced Thursday it will sublicense the Formula One motor racing championship in Poland to pay-television broadcaster Polsat and public-service broadcaster TVP for the…

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Pay-television broadcaster Sky Deutschland has brought back the Formula One motor racing championship to its platform in Germany, Austria and Switzerland after a one-year absence that caused a customer…

Formula One rights in Greece will remain with incumbent rights-holders ERT and Cosmote in the next cycle, after a brief period of negotiation with local rights-broker, the Asset Ogilvy advertising agency

Formula One last week finalised a complex deal with Dutch telco Ziggo that could increase the value of the motor racing series by over 230 per cent from 2019

The battle between Sport TV and Eleven Sports in Portugal has pushed prices up at a perfect time for the Premier League, Formula One Management and Bundesliga International

Greek public-service broadcaster ERT has renewed rights to the Greek Basket League for a further two seasons and is set to pick up rights to a host of other domestic sports leagues

MTV3 will pay about 20 per cent more for Formula One media rights in Finland in a renewed deal, TV Sports Markets understands.

Formula One has told TV Sports Markets its OTT subscription platform, F1 TV, will not have short-term subscriber targets as it looks to build a durable digital presence.

Saran Media has renewed its Formula One rights in Turkey for the next three years, from 2018 to 2020, in a deal thought to have remained roughly flat on the previous cycle

Interview with Frank Arthofer, Formula One’s director of digital, licensing and new business, about the forthcoming launch of F1 TV Pro and F1 TV Access, the championship’s own OTT services.

Pay-television operator Sky Italia believes its acquisition of exclusive rights to motor racing’s Formula One world championship can expand its subscriber base, which has been stuck at 4.7m to 4.8m for more than five years.

The value of Formula One media rights in Germany will fall from 2018 onward following a flat renewal with RTL and the decision to not sell pay-television rights.

Increased exclusivity encouraged telco Telefónica to maintain its fee to renew Formula One media rights in Spain this month despite a dearth of competition.

Fox Sports Latin America’s deal for Formula One rights in the region is less valuable than Mediapro’s recently broken agreement, but much more expensive than the pay-television broadcaster’s previous deals

US Masters media rights in Australia will remain at a similar value in new free-to-air and pay-television deals with Nine and Fox Sports respectively.

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The desire for flexibility around its yet-to-launch OTT service drove Formula One Management to agree a new deal with sports broadcaster ESPN in the US last month.