The Provincial Court of Madrid has ordered media company Prisa to pay the Mediapro agency €51m ($57.7

Altice has entered talks with rival media company Prisa to acquire a majority stake in the latter’s Portugal-based Media Capital.

The Spanish Football League (LFP) has joined forces with the country’s Association of Media Agencies, the Mediapro agency and Prisa media company to sign an agreement intended to combat the piracy of Spanish football rights.

Spanish telecommunications company Telefónica and media company Prisa have agreed to extend the deadline for media company Mediaset to exercise their right of first refusal on the agreement for Telefónica to acquire a 56-per-cent stake in Spanish pay-television operator Canal Plus.

Spanish telecommunications company Telefónica has submitted a bid to acquire media company Mediaset’s 22-per-cent stake in Spanish pay-television operator Canal Plus, according to the Economia Digital news website.

The renewal of the National Basketball Association’s domestic media-rights deal, expected later this year, is the most eagerly awaited in US sport and will no doubt be the biggest of the year.

Interviews with Matt Brabants, senior vice president of global media distribution and business operations, and Elsa Memmi, vice president of global media distribution across Europe, the Middle East and Africa, on the NBA’s global media rights strategy.

UK pay-operator’s English Premier League deal was year's largest television sports-rights deal.

Polish television has agreed a deal for football’s 2006 World Cup after months of negotiations with the Infront agency.