Belgian Pro League

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Belgian Pro League clubs will be able to exploit near-live clips on their own digital subscription platforms in the next rights cycle: the first time European clubs have been able to do so without long hold-back periods.

The differing treatment of media operators in the latest Belgian Pro League domestic rights tender is justifiable as a way of increasing competition, according to the country’s competition authority.

The MP & Silva agency is set to earn a small profit on its deal for Belgium’s top-tier Pro League, with its most lucrative broadcast deals now in place.

Belgium’s three leading pay-television operators are considering a legal challenge to the Pro League’s domestic tender process on the grounds it discriminates against them and may be anti-competitive.

The MP & Silva agency will invite offers for domestic rights to Belgium’s top-tier Pro League in mid- to late-January 2017, TV Sports Markets understands.

Subscription broadcaster Eleven Sports has been able to complete its exclusive swoop for broadcast rights to Belgian football’s Pro League after top-tier club Antwerp signed up to the proposed five-year a…

Belgian football’s Pro League and subscription broadcaster Eleven Sports are discussing a 23-club media-rights agreement from 2020-21 onwards in the event that top-tier club Antwerp elects to remain e…

Top-tier Belgian football club KAA Gent has signed up to the collective broadcast rights agreement with subscription broadcaster Eleven Sports from 2020-21 onwards after talks with the country’s Pro L…

The general assembly of Belgium’s Pro League today decided to award domestic media rights to subscription broadcaster Eleven Sports from 2020-21 onwards, but resistance from two member clubs has prevented t…

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Introducing a professional format from 2016-17 and reducing its number of clubs has helped the Belgian second-tier football league more than double the value of its media rights.

Interview with Ludwig Sneyers, chief executive of the Belgian Pro League, on the decision to change the structure of Belgian professional football and the deal with Proximus for the revamped second tier.

The MP & Silva agency agreed deals for highlights and clips rights to the Belgian Pro League late last month, taking it towards breakeven on the  property.

The MP & Silva agency agreed deals with the three leading pay-television operators in Belgium last week for the Belgian Pro League but still has an uphill struggle to avoid losing money on the contract.

MP & Silva needs new buyers to emerge for Belgian league rights

Belgian Pro League says that MP & Silva was the 'only realistic bidder' for its rights

Interview with Ludwig Sneyers, chief executive of the Belgian Pro League, on the league’s agreement for the MP & Silva agency to advise it on media-rights deals

Belgian Pro League spoiled for choice ahead of key meeting to discuss media-rights offers

Fox Sports looking at Belgian Pro League rights