French Ligue 1

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…

Clubs from French football’s Ligue 1 have continued to push for the renegotiation of an international rights agreement with pay-TV broadcaster beIN Media Group, discussing the issue in detail at a meeting t…

Satellite operator Arabsat has branded comments made by a group of major rights-holders as “irresponsible” and “disgraceful” about its alleged role in the Saudi Arabian pirate channel beoutQ dispute. Ara

Commercial broadcaster Look TV will broadcast the Formula One motor racing series and France’s top-tier football league Ligue 1, after agreeing a sublicensing deal with pay-television broadcaster Digi S…

Brazilian broadcaster Rede Bandeirantes (Band) has agreed a sublicensing deal with OTT streaming service DAZN for rights to Ligue 1, the top division of French club football, while it will reportedly also…

Pay-television broadcaster Eleven Sports may have fallen on hard times in the UK and Ireland, but its opportunistic acquisition strategy has cleared a pathway to success in Portugal's broadcast market

DAZN confirmed its launch in Brazil this morning (Thursday), along with its acquisitions of rights in the country to the Copa Sudamericana, Italy’s Serie A and France’s Ligue 1.

Streaming platform DAZN is preparing to launch its OTT service in Brazil and Latin America in the coming weeks and is close to securing rights to Italy’s Serie A and France’s Ligue 1 in both regions, mul…

The French Football League (LFP) is in talks with its international rights distributor, beIN Media Group, after a group of Ligue 1 clubs raised questions over the value of the top division’s overseas r…

Swiss pay-television broadcaster Teleclub has renewed rights deals for a host of European football leagues, including Italy’s Serie A and France’s Ligue 1, while it has become a new partner of the Dut…

DAZN, the OTT service operated by digital sports media company Perform, has renewed an agreement for rights in Germany and Austria to Ligue 1, the top tier of French football

Movistar Plus, the pay-television platform of Spanish telco Telefónica, has acquired rights to the Segunda Division, the second tier of domestic football, and has also added France’s Ligue 1 to its li…

Portuguese commercial broadcaster TVI has concluded a deal for free-to-air rights to club football competition the Uefa Champions League

DAZN, the OTT service operated by digital sports media company Perform, has secured rights in Italy to the Pro14 cross-border rugby union league as it unveiled its full line-up for its launch in the country

Cypriot telcos Cablenet and PrimeTel have agreed a deal through which they will bring their sporting content under one roof from 2019

The PP Sports division of Chinese new media company PPTV has acquired exclusive new media rights in China to Ligue 1, the top division of French club football

DAZN, the OTT service operated by digital sports media company Perform, has acquired rights in Italy to the Spanish LaLiga and French Ligue 1 club football competitions, along with adding a raft of other…