NC Plus has renewed its rights to the three most important speedway properties in Poland – the Speedway World Cup, Speedway Grand Prix and the Polish Ekstraliga – but will share the Ekstraliga with Eleven Sports Network from 2019.
MP & Silva has made a small profit on its most recent English Premier League sublicensing deal in Asia.
Acquiring rights to Formula One motor racing in Poland will provide a small boost to Eleven Sports Network’s ambitious target of breaking even within three years of launch.
Polish pay-television operator NC Plus secured live rights to the Ekstraklasa for the next four seasons after submitting a surprisingly high bid for the league’s international rights.
The award of the domestic live rights to Poland’s top football league, the Ekstraklasa, is likely to come down to a straight shootout between the incumbent rights-holder, pay-television platform NC Plus, and Eleven, the new channel operated by Andrea Radrizzani.