BeIN Media Group
Dan Markham, executive director of sports content, and Cameron Andrews, anti-piracy counsel; beIN Media Group
The value of French Ligue 1 rights in Greece and Cyprus is set for a small increase in a renewed deal with pay-television broadcaster Nova.
Social media company Facebook has beaten an incumbent pay-television broadcaster to media rights of a flagship property for the first time, TV Sports Markets understands.
The MP & Silva agency is close to a deal to acquire French football league rights across Europe, TV Sports Markets understands.
Kan, the Israeli public-service broadcaster, has tendered rights to 17 Fifa World Cup matches in order to recoup some of its financial outlay on the tournament.
BeIN Media Group has recouped just under 44 per cent of its total fee for Ligue 1 international rights from sublicensing deals in sub-Saharan Africa this month.
BeIN Media Group has acquired Uefa Champions League rights in Turkey for a slightly reduced fee, meaning it will show both of the governing body’s club competitions from 2018-19 onward.
BeIN Media Group will launch tenders for French Ligue 1 media rights in Brazil and Latin America next week, TV Sports Markets understands.
BeIN Media Group is making its final preparations for selling Turkish Süper Lig international rights over the coming weeks, after more than a decade of the rights being warehoused by Digiturk.
Strong competition was the primary reason for the value of Champions League and Europa League rights in Spain increasing by about 77 per cent late last month.
Latin America’s major media groups are competing to take ownership of Chile’s successful football league channel, Canal del Fútbol.
OSN’s acquisitions of rights to the Ultimate Fighting Championship, MotoGP and the Superbike World Championship represent a more aggressive strategy from the pay-television operator, but doesn’t herald the beginning of fierce competition for top-tier rights with beIN Media Group.