The value of Spanish football’s LaLiga in Turkey has fallen by more than 40 per cent in pay-television broadcaster D-Smart’s acquisition of exclusive multi-platform rights to the property. The deal was the direct result of the cancellation of LaLiga’s agreement with Digiturk earlier this season.
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.
LaLiga North America has teamed up with FanWide, a website that shows sports fans the closest match-watch party or fan community event at sports bars across the US
Spanish LaLiga’s dedicated channel, LaLigaTV, will be available on pay-television broadcaster Sky's platform in Ireland from Wednesday.
Pay-television operator Premier Sports has agreed a deal with the Stonegate Pub Company to show LaLiga’s dedicated channel, LaLigaTV, at selected venues in the UK.
A total of €1.42bn ($1.5