Belgian Pro League

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Belgium’s Pro League saw a sizeable uplift in the value of its international betting streaming rights in its deal with sports data and technology company Stats Perform for the 2020-25 cycle.

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.

Belgium’s Pro League is working with media rights-holder Eleven Sports, the subscription broadcaster, and the Mediapro agency to secure longer contracts with broadcasters in Europe, while a new 1:30pm (…

Sports data and technology company Stats Perform will continue to exclusively collect and manage data from Belgian football’s top-tier Jupiler Pro League and second-tier 1B Pro League through its Opta d…

Sports data and technology company Stats Perform has agreed a deal for live betting streaming rights to the Pro League, the top tier of club football in Belgium

The Belgian Pro League and its international and domestic broadcast partner Eleven Sports have signed a multi-year deal with Israeli company WSC Sports to deliver real-time football highlights for all…

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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.

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