Canadian telco Bell has completed its set of exclusive linear NFL rights after picking up its one missing set of games, on Thursday nights, from rival telco Rogers.
Canadian telecommunications company Bell Media has acquired exclusive rights in the country for the 2017 Invictus Games.
North America’s Major League Baseball has confirmed renewals of a swathe of rights deals for the new 2016 season.
Canadian telecommunications company Bell has announced that its pay-television broadcasters CTV, TSN and RDS have acquired exclusive rights in the country for the Masters golf tournament.
The Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission, the country’s media regulator, has dismissed a complaint by Bell Media that rival telecommunications company Rogers is unfairly offering exclusive access to its GamePlus mobile application.
Fifa avoided the prospect of going back into a US court by agreeing to extend its World Cup rights deal with Rupert Murdoch’s Fox Sports last month. But getting off the legal hook comes at a price, in terms of questions about Fifa’s governance and also, possibly, in having sold the rights at well below market value.
Canadian telecommunications company Bell Media has launched an appeal against the decision of the country’s media regulator to ban the substitution of Canadian advertising over US advertising during major sporting events such as the NFL American football league’s Super Bowl.
Fifa, football’s global governing body, has renewed rights deals with the Fox network and pay-television broadcaster Telemundo in the US and with telecommunications company Bell Media in Canada.
Uefa has agreed a raft of Champions League and Europa League rights deals, securing fee increases in each territory, TV Sports Markets understands.