Sport TV’s attempt to use its dominant position in the Portuguese market to lower media-rights fees has backfired, paving the way for Eleven to become the latest in a long line of competitors.
Pay-television broadcaster Eleven Sports has acquired rights in Portugal for a variety of football properties, including the top divisions in Germany, Belgium and Scotland.
Spanish media group Prisa has terminated an agreement with multinational telco Altice to sell Portuguese media group Media Capital.
The Portuguese Football Federation is set to launch a television channel next year.
International sports broadcaster Eleven Sports has acquired rights in Portugal to Ligue 1, the top division of French club football.
Liga Portugal, the organising body of Portuguese club football, has agreed broadcast and sponsorship agreements for the Taça da Liga competition, as well as a wide-ranging deal with the Olivedesportos agency.
International sports broadcaster Eleven Sports has signed its first partner to support its entry into the Portuguese market after agreeing a deal with telco NOWO.
International sports broadcaster Eleven Sports has today (Tuesday) confirmed Portugal as its 10th market with the acquisition of rights to club football competitions the Uefa Champions League and Spain’s LaLiga.
International sports broadcaster Eleven Sports is poised to enter another market with deals lined up in Portugal for rights to club football competitions the Uefa Champions League and Spanish LaLiga.