Middle East and North Africa (Mena)
The value of broadcast rights to Spanish football’s LaLiga has risen modestly in the Middle East and North Africa, SportBusiness Media understands, with incumbent Qatar-based pay-TV broadcaster beIN Sports agreeing to extend the relationship through to the end of the 2023-24 season.
Ask anyone at beIN Media Group what is the biggest threat to their business; everyone would say piracy
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