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League gets out of tight corner in Middle East with MP & Silva deal

Football: Pan-regional broadcaster Al Jazeera Sport acquired the rights for Fifa competitions between 2015 and 2022, including the 2018 and 2022 World Cup The deal covers cable, satellite, terrestrial,…

Football: Maltese cable operator Melita acquired live pay-television rights for all 64 matches of the 2010 World Cup in a sub-licensing deal with public service broadcaster Public Broadcasting Services

Football: French commercial broadcaster TF1 sublicensed rights for the 2010 World Cup to public-service broadcaster France Télévisions and pay-broadcaster Canal Plus in deals worth a combined €33m ($4…

Middle-East pay-broadcaster on course to break-even after adding 35,000 new subscribers in a month

Abu Dhabi Media will exploit its exclusive Ultimate Fighting Championship media rights via a new OTT platform dedicated specifically to broadcasting fights across 21 territories in the Middle East and…

The IEC in Sports agency has agreed a deal to market the media rights to the 2015 Asian Judo Championships.

The MP & Silva agency has extended a worldwide rights distribution deal with the Kuwait Football Association.

Manchester United has agreed a deal with Saudi telecommunications company STC for the English Premier League football club’s in-house MUTV channel to be shown in three Gulf territories.