French Ligue 1

Pay-television operator Canal Plus is reported to be willing to pay about €700m ($831.5

BeIN Media Group has sealed a long-term media rights deal for France’s Ligue 1 in Poland with subscription broadcaster Eleven Sports following two seasons without coverage in the country.

Canal Plus president Maxime Saada has said he is “very worried for French football” as a result of the ongoing dispute between Mediapro, the rights agency and production group, and the Professional Foo…

OneFootball, the Germany-based digital platform, has added another high-profile property to its portfolio by securing streaming rights in Brazil to France’s Ligue 1 in another deal facilitated by the S…

German sports broadcaster Sport1 has boosted its sports rights portfolio by extending a content-sharing agreement with DAZN, giving it access to select rights from the streaming service’s portfolio, w…

France’s Professional Football League (LFP) has served formal notice on Spanish agency and production group Mediapro to pay its outstanding October invoice for the domestic broadcast rights to the country’s top-…

Concerns have been raised among French football clubs after it emerged that Spanish agency and production group Mediapro has asked for more time to make its second broadcast rights fee instalment payment…

France’s Professional Football League (LFP) has widened its tie-up with TikTok, the short-form video platform owned by Chinese technology group ByteDance, to drive further engagement with fans domestically a…

Canal Plus would not be willing to agree a distribution deal for Téléfoot that only allowed it to offer the French football subscription service to its satellite customers, according to Maxime Saada, p…

Digital streaming platform OneFootball has picked up French Ligue 1 rights in Brazil at a substantial discount after DAZN’s exit from the market.

The reluctance of French pay-television platforms to pay a minimum guarantee to carry Mediapro’s new Téléfoot channel has become a huge obstacle to the Spanish agency’s prospects for finalising distribution deals before the start of the new domestic football season.

ESPN has paid a premium to secure Serie A and Ligue 1 rights in Latin America and the Caribbean, boosting its European football portfolio after missing out on the English Premier League

DAZN will pay $30m per year for the Copa Sudamericana in Brazil Streaming service to pay about $10m per season for Serie A; $5m per season for Ligue 1

Spanish agency and production group Mediapro has reportedly agreed a carriage deal with telco Free for its Téléfoot subscription service in France.

Mediapro’s new Téléfoot subscription service, which begins its live coverage in France tonight with the Ligue 1 clash between Bordeaux and Nantes, is available on Samsung’s smart TV sets after the agenc…

Spanish agency and production group Mediapro has reached a distribution agreement with French telco Bouygues Telecom to carry its new Téléfoot subscription service.

Spanish agency and production group Mediapro has paid the first fee instalment of its rights agreements for French league football for the 2020-24 cycle. Mediapro paid €172.3m ($200.5

Spanish agency and production group Mediapro has reportedly reached an agreement with internet entertainment giant Netflix to create a joint consumer offer incorporating the agency’s new Téléfoot channel.

Spanish agency and production group Mediapro and telco Altice have finalised a deal to co-broadcast Uefa club competitions next season in France and allow Altice’s SFR platform to distribute the agency’s new…

Spanish agency and production group Mediapro has reportedly reached an agreement with telco Altice to co-broadcast Uefa club competitions next season in France, and allow Altice’s SFR platform to distribute t…

Spanish agency and production group Mediapro has reportedly agreed a carriage deal with social media giant Facebook for the former’s new Téléfoot channel.

Twitch, the Amazon-owned online streaming platform primarily associated with esports, is to broadcast live coverage of two friendly matches this month featuring French Ligue 1 side Olympique de Marseille

The French Professional League (LFP) has voted to maintain a 20-team top division during the 2020-21 season, citing the impact on the calendar and broadcast rights contracts among its reasons for doing…

Spanish agency and production group Mediapro has no issues with a 22-club French football top tier, it has been reported, following the decision by the country’s highest administrative court to suspend t…

French pay-television broadcasters beIN Sports and Canal Plus have been hit by a legal claim launched on behalf of subscribers aggrieved at their lack of compensation offered amidst the shutdown of sports…

Production and agency group Mediapro's football-focused pay-television service in France will be known as ‘Téléfoot’ as part of a deal struck with free-to-air commercial broadcaster TF1. A

The French Football League (LFP) and international pay-television broadcaster beIN Media Group have today (Friday) settled the thorny issue of outstanding international broadcast rights fee payments

French football’s second-tier, Ligue 2, is reportedly seeking 12.4 per cent of the Ligue de Football Professionnel’s net media-rights revenues during the upcoming 2020-24 cycle.

The general assembly of France’s Professional Football League (LFP) has today adopted a resolution that will enable the league to take out a state-guaranteed loan to make up for the shortfall in broadcast r…

Pay-television broadcaster beIN Sports has informed the French Professional League (LFP) that it is suspending its payments for Ligue 1 and Ligue 2 rights until the competitions resume

The loss of matchday revenues at French Ligue 1 clubs between now and the end of the season would total between €20m ($21.8

French telecoms operator Free is developing an app to showcase its near-live rights to French football’s Ligue 1 from the 2020-21 season onwards.

Mediapro, the production and agency group heavily involved in sports broadcasting, has submitted the application for its new pay-television service in France to the Conseil Supérieur de l'Audiovisuel …

The French Football League (LFP) has delayed the launch of its MyLigue 1 over-the-top platform until at least this summer, with the streaming service potentially not going live until as late as summer…

The French Professional Football League (LFP) has launched websites to showcase content from Ligue 1 and Ligue 2 that include a new feature called MyLigue. The two sites — www.ligue1conforama.f

Mediapro, the production group and media-rights agency, has picked up the two remaining rights packages to France’s Ligue 1 from 2020-21 to 2023-24.

Canal Plus and beIN Sports, the French pay-TV broadcasters, have unveiled the details of a proposed exclusive distribution and sublicensing agreement, including the on-sale of French Ligue 1 broadcast…