Eredivisie Media & Marketing renewed its deal with NOS for highlights to Dutch football’s top tier for the same fee due to the wide exposure the broadcaster guarantees.
The Fox International Channels (FIC) broadcast subsidiary of media company 21st Century Fox has appointed Frank Rutten as executive vice-president of its operations in Europe and Africa.
Chinese online television service provider PPTV has acquired rights for the Eredivisie, the top division of football in the Netherlands, according to news website Netease.
The Spanish football league outlined plans to launch its own channel in 2016 at a panel discussion chaired by TV Sports Markets this month at Sportel in Monaco.
Pay-television broadcaster Canal Plus beat competition from main rival beIN Sports to pick up third-party European Qualifier football rights in France earlier this month.
Dutch commercial broadcaster SBS this week bought rights to friendly matches of the Dutch national football team from Fox International Channels, in a sublicensing deal which is thought to cover the cost of Fox’s initial deal for the rights.