The Confederation of African Football has made good on a two-year-old promise to renegotiate its mammoth global media and marketing rights deal with Lagardère Sports, but not its promise to earn more money for its rights.
LaLiga president Javier Tebas this week described the Spanish league’s new domestic media rights deals as “historic” in terms of income and the completion of the move to collective selling.
The Spanish pay-television market recorded steady growth in subscribers in the first quarter of 2019, according to the latest figures released by competition regulator the CNMC
The Mediapro agency has struck carriage deals with Movistar, Vodafone, Orange, Deion Comunicaciones and Telecable for its LaLiga TV Bar channel, which provides football coverage in public places
Orange will continue to provide LaLiga and Uefa Champions League coverage in Spain after signing a new sublicensing agreement with fellow telco Telefónica.
International sports broadcaster Eleven Sports has signed a two-year extension to its distribution partnership with telco Orange in Belgium and Luxembourg