DAZN Group

Sports streaming broadcaster DAZN is to offer its customers in Italy a free month’s subscription after its live coverage of two Serie A matches was hit by technical issues.

An initial public offering for DAZN Group will be considered in the “next few years”, but is not essential given the existing backing from owner Access Industries and the ongoing search for private inv…

DAZN Group, the global sports subscription service and media company, remains in talks with different media companies in Italy with regards to digital terrestrial or DTH satellite viewing solutions for…

The documents show that multi-platform broadcaster DAZN was due cash and rights fee relief from IMG in return for its 50-per-cent stake in the special purpose joint venture.

The IMG agency is claiming up to $11.5m (€9.8m) in a legal case between itself and DAZN over the OTT subscription broadcaster’s terminated deal for Serie A broadcast rights in Brazil.

South America’s football governing body, Conmebol, has announced it lost out on $43.45m (€36.7m)

Streaming platform DAZN has acquired global rights to the inaugural edition of the WePlay Ultimate Fighting League (WUFL) esports competition

Kevin Mayer, a former leading executive at Walt Disney Co. and TikTok, has been appointed to the role of chairman at DAZN, the global sports subscription service and media company

France’s Professional Football League (LFP) has received bids for its domestic broadcast rights from online retail giant Amazon, subscription streaming operator DAZN and international broadcast group D…

UK sports rights experts say the English Premier League will delay its domestic media rights auction until April or May with a view to having deals in place prior to Euro 2020, which begins on June 11.

Alex Peebles, the former senior vice-president, Southeast Asia at sports streaming operator DAZN, has joined The Athletic, the subscription-based sports website, in a commercial role focused on the Asia-Pacific…

DAZN, the OTT subscription platform, and telco Telefónica have signed a sprawling alliance that could change the face of Spain’s sports broadcasting landscape, beginning with an exclusive sublicensing de…
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Former ESPN colleagues John Skipper and Dan Le Batard have officially formed a new content company called Meadowlark Media.

German sports broadcaster Sport1 has renewed its rights to the National Hockey League ahead of the start of the 2020-21 season and will continue to share rights with OTT streaming service DAZN which has…

Shay Segev, chief executive of international sports betting and gaming group Entain, has been recruited by DAZN Group, the global sports subscription service and media company, as its co-chief executive
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Popular American sports talk radio personality Dan Le Batard is teaming up with former ESPN colleague John Skipper to create a new media company, according to multiple reports

DAZN Group, the global sports subscription service and media company, generated a 76-per-cent increase in revenues in 2019 on the back of higher subscriber numbers although the group loss rose to $1