Portugal

Portuguese pay-television broadcaster Sport TV will be required to pay a fine of €2.7m ($2.98m) for abuse of a dominant market position, after the closure of a long-running case.

The Olympic Committee of Portugal (COP) has partnered with internet service provider SAPO to launch a new online video platform.

Portuguese pay-television operator Cabovisão has joined telecommunications companies Nos and Vodafone in an agreement to share broadcast rights for sports events.

Portuguese pay-television broadcaster Sport TV will launch a free-to-view channel next month.

AMC Networks International-Iberia, the Iberian division of US entertainment company AMC Networks, has joined forces with US gaming and media streaming firm Machinima to launch a new channel in Spain and Portugal focused on esports and gaming.

Portuguese pay-television broadcaster Sport TV has struck a deal with the country’s national airline, TAP, to show a daily news programme on flights.

Portuguese telco Nos and Benfica have said the latter’s in-house pay-television channel, BTV, will continue to show Primeira Liga top-tier football clubs' games during the 2016-17 season.

Portuguese pay-television broadcaster Sport TV has acquired rights to the Copa América Centenario, the special edition of the national team football tournament which is being hosted by the United States next month.

RTP has recouped about 30 per cent of its investment in Euro 2016 media rights by sublicensing a package of rights to pay-television broadcaster Sport TV.

Portuguese telecommunications companies Nos and Vodafone have agreed a Memorandum of Understanding under which they are set to share broadcast rights for sports events.

Portuguese pay-television broadcaster Sport TV has acquired rights for the Uefa Euro 2016 national football team tournament.

The Autoridade da Concorrência, Portugal’s competition regulator, has denied reports that it has decided to block a series of football media rights deals featuring the Altice and Nos telecommunications companies.

Portuguese Primeira Liga football club Porto has agreed a deal with French telco SFR for carriage of its in-house television channel.

Portugal’s competition authority, the Autoridade da Concorrência, is looking into the long-term football rights deals signed by rival telecommunications firms Nos and Altice, according to Reuters.

Portuguese telco Nos has won the battle for premium domestic football rights, beating rival Altice to deals with nine more clubs.

Meo, the Portuguese pay-television operator owned by telecommunications company Altice, has acquired rights for the home matches of the country’s Primeira Liga top-tier football club Rio Ave.

Meo, the Portuguese pay-television operator owned by telecommunications firm Altice, has acquired rights to the Segunda Liga, the second tier of club football in the country.