Portuguese public-service broadcaster RTP has acquired rights for the 2018 winter Olympic Games, which get underway today (Friday) in Pyeongchang.
Portuguese pay-television broadcaster Sport TV has entered into a multi-year rights partnership with US wrestling organisation WWE.
Portuguese pay-television broadcaster Sport TV is launching a new 4K channel to showcase its football coverage.
Multinational telecommunications company Altice has seen its hopes of completing a takeover of Portuguese media group Media Capital suffer a blow after the country’s telecom market watchdog Anacom declared that the deal would create serious competition issues and impact on consumers.
Media company CSI Sports has signed carriage deals for its Fight Sports pay-television channel in Portugal, Indonesia and Nepal, and extended an agreement with Singaporean pay-television broadcaster Singtel.
Multinational telecommunications company Altice has further strengthened its position in the Portuguese market by sealing an agreement to acquire Spanish media group Prisa’s stake in Media Capital.
Industry experts believe the Portuguese sports-rights market is set to stagnate for the foreseeable future after the country’s three biggest telcos took equal stakes in dominant pay-television broadcaster Sport TV, ending any possibility of competition between them.
Portuguese commercial broadcaster TVI has acquired a package of rights to the country’s national football team, according to Expresso.