BeoutQ

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At stake is the future funding of elite sport through the sale of media rights.

A consortium of major rights-holders is about to launch legal action in the Saudi courts against the beoutQ pirate broadcast operation, which the rights-holders believe is backed by the Saudi government., SportBusiness Media understands.

BeIN Media Group’s public statement on February 8 that it had dropped Formula One because of the rights-holder’s inaction over the threat posed by the Saudi beoutQ pirate service has caused widespread concern among rights-holders. But it may not be enough to push them into legal action against beoutQ.

A lack of regional competition is weighing on the Asian Football Confederation’s prospects this year for securing a significant uplift in Middle East and North Africa media rights revenues in the 2021 t…

Luigi de Siervo, Italian Lega Serie A’s chief executive, has said a “multi-year agreement” for Italian Super Cup finals to be played in Saudi Arabia that pre-dated his arrival in the role is the key i…

Yousef Al-Obaidly, chief executive of beIN Media Group, today (Tuesday) increased the pressure on the sports industry regarding the threat posed by pirate broadcasting service beoutQ and piracy in general,…

The Premier League has claimed a first in the ongoing battle against beoutQ with the conviction of a London-based retailer for selling illegal streaming devices (ISDs) giving access to the pirate broadcasting…

Satellite operator Arabsat has branded comments made by a group of major rights-holders as “irresponsible” and “disgraceful” about its alleged role in the Saudi Arabian pirate channel beoutQ dispute. Ara