Pay-television broadcaster Digiturk and Spanish football’s LaLiga have ended their contract in Turkey due to the former's difficulties meeting its financial obligations amid continued weakness in the country’s currency, SportBusiness Media understands, leaving the league without a broadcast partner.
Pay-television broadcaster beIN will pay a more than 10-per-cent uplift in rights fees for Spanish football’s LaLiga over the course of its new four-season renewal in North America, SportBusiness Media understands, despite the challenging conditions beIN faces in that market.
At stake is the future funding of elite sport through the sale of media rights.
The value of broadcast rights to Spanish football’s LaLiga has risen modestly in the Middle East and North Africa, SportBusiness Media understands, with incumbent Qatar-based pay-TV broadcaster beIN Sports agreeing to extend the relationship through to the end of the 2023-24 season.
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Spain’s LaLiga has secured a short-term deal in the UK with commercial broadcaster ITV, whilst it continues its search for a longer-term deal.
Spanish football’s LaLiga has signed an extension to its existing contract in the United States and Canada with Qatar-headquartered pay-TV broadcaster beIN Sports through to the end of the 2023-24 season.