Altice (France)

French telco Altice has acquired a 12.1-per-cent stake in UK counterpart BT, but has maintained this will not lead to a takeover offer

Telco Altice has acquired the exclusive rights to all home matches played by Olympique Lyonnais in the Women’s Champions League for the 2020-21 season.

Spanish agency and production group Mediapro and telco Altice have finalised a deal to co-broadcast Uefa club competitions next season in France and allow Altice’s SFR platform to distribute the agency’s new…

Spanish agency and production group Mediapro has reportedly reached an agreement with telco Altice to co-broadcast Uefa club competitions next season in France, and allow Altice’s SFR platform to distribute t…

The reluctance of French pay-television platforms to pay a minimum guarantee to carry Mediapro’s new Téléfoot channel has become a huge obstacle to the Spanish agency’s prospects for finalising distribution deals before the start of the new domestic football season.

Telecoms group Altice has launched a bid to claim back a portion of its annual €350m ($385m) investment in Uefa Champions League and Europa League broadcast rights in France.

French telco Altice has announced plans to gradually exit the pay-television sports rights market as part of a raft of measures designed to protect its audio-visual business

RMC Sport News, the sports news channel of the French division of telco Altice, is to close at the start of next month, it has been reported

Altice, the telecoms operator, has warned that it is suspending its rights fee payments to clubs from Portuguese football’s top two divisions amidst the ongoing postponement of professional football i…

RMC Sport, the French pay-television broadcaster operated by telco Altice, has not paid the second half of its annual €10m ($10.9

The Conseil d'État, the highest administrative court in France, has ruled that free-to-air news channel BFM TV, which is owned by telco Altice, was not authorised to broadcast last season’s Uefa Champions Le…

Mediapro’s accusation of impropriety in the Uefa Champions League tender process in France has cast a cloud over a record rights-fee outcome for Uefa in the country. But the agency’s threat to take Uefa to court may not be credible, industry experts told SportBusiness Media.

Uefa, European football’s governing body, could be on the verge of a sharp downturn in Champions League media-rights revenues for the 2021-24 cycle, with specific factors in the key UK and France markets exacerbating a broader price correction already anticipated for similar high-profile properties.

French telecoms group Altice has revealed that the subscription total for its RMC Sport channels is “close to” two million as it heads into its second season of Uefa Champions League and Uefa Europa Lea…

French telco Altice will re-broadcast Uefa Champions League matches involving Paris Saint Germain and Olympic Lyonnais on its local channel in each club’s city.

Pay-television broadcaster Canal Plus’s surprise move to share all its English Premier League rights in France for the 2019-22 cycle with telco Altice was related to a carriage deal secured late last year with the company, SportBusiness Media understands. This deal enabled Canal’s platform to show RMC Sport channels, allowing it access to the Uefa Champions League.

Pay-television broadcaster Canal Plus has agreed to share English Premier League coverage in France with Altice for the 2019-22 cycle