Abu Dhabi Media
A gentlemen’s agreement between media groups belonging to the governments of Abu Dhabi and Dubai means the United Arab Emirates Pro League’s media-rights income will remain flat.
BeIN Media Group this week finalised its acquisition of English Premier League rights in the Middle East and North Africa, and is close to taking two properties – Uefa European Qualifiers and Wimbledon – from its main local rival, Abu Dhabi Media.
The B4 Capital agency has refinanced almost all of its spend for Fédération Tunisienne de Football rights thanks to a three-season deal with Abu Dhabi Media.
BeIN Sports and Abu Dhabi Media are bidding head-to-head for two major football properties in the Middle East and North Africa – England’s Premier League and Uefa’s European Qualifiers.
Sportfive is taking a colossal risk in signing a 12-year, $1bn (€888m) renewal with the Confédération Africaine de Football, according to local experts.
Pay-television broadcaster the Abu Dhabi Media Company has acquired rights for the International Premier Tennis League, according to the Indian Television news website.
The Abu Dhabi Media Company has agreed a deal for pay-television broadcaster OSN to carry its four subscription-based sports channels on an exclusive basis.
Pay-television broadcaster beIN Sports has acquired the exclusive rights to the Formula One motor racing championship in the Middle East and North Africa region.
The Abu Dhabi Media Company pay-television and free-to-air broadcaster has acquired rights in the Middle East and North Africa for the Ultimate Fighting Championship mixed martial arts series.