Italian broadcaster Mediaset is set to acquire exclusive rights for football’s 2018 Fifa World Cup.
Mediaset president Fedele Confalonieri has confirmed that the media company will participate in the new sales process for domestic rights to Serie A, the top division of Italian football, when it is launched later this year.
Fininvest, the parent company of Italian broadcaster Mediaset, has filed a claim for damages of €570m ($643m) against French media company Vivendi for allegedly failing to comply with the terms of a takeover deal for pay-television division Mediaset Premium.
The Mediaset Premium pay-television service of Italian commercial broadcaster Mediaset has acquired exclusive rights in the country to the 35th edition of sailing’s America’s Cup.
Uefa will stream exclusive live coverage in Spain of 28 matches from the Euro 2016 national team football tournament after CAA Eleven, the agency acting on behalf of football’s European governing body, failed to reach a rights deal for the package.
Spanish commercial broadcaster Mediaset has acquired rights for the Uefa Euro 2016 national team football tournament.
Italy’s antitrust authority, l’Autorità Garante del Mercato e della Concorrenza, has issued fines totalling €66m ($75.3m) in the case surrounding the 2014 sale of rights to Serie A, the top division of domestic football.
Paolo Vasile, the chief executive of Spanish commercial broadcaster Mediaset, has hit out at the sales process for rights in the country covering the Uefa Euro 2016 national team football tournament.
French media group Vivendi has sealed a deal to acquire the Mediaset Premium pay-television operation of media company Mediaset, one of the leading sports broadcasters in Italy.
Italian media company Mediaset is closing in on a deal to sell its pay-television division, Mediaset Premium, to French media company Vivendi, according to the Reuters news agency.
Italian broadcaster Mediaset has secured a ruling from a court in Milan ordering “a major supplier” of internet services to prevent its customers from accessing it.rojadirecta.eu.
Mediaset has complained to football’s European governing body Uefa after coverage of a Champions League match was made available in Italy, apparently diluting the Italian media group’s exclusive coverage of the tournament.
Italian commercial broadcaster Mediaset has signed a strategic partnership with Telecom Italia (TIM) under which content offered through its pay-television service Mediaset Premium, including Serie A and Uefa Champions League football, will be distributed by the telco.