Sport TV (Portugal)

An invitation to tender has been issued for international broadcast rights to Portugal’s Primeira Liga from 2023-24 to 2025-26.

Portuguese pay-television broadcaster Sport TV will continue to withhold certain Portuguese Primeira Liga rights over the next three seasons, as a tender sent out yesterday (Monday) does not offer agencies and broadcasters the chance to acquire fully exclusive international rights. 

Lega Serie A has approved the award of Coppa Italia and Supercoppa Italiana broadcast rights in Portugal and Switzerland

Rights-holders have found it difficult to secure substantial increases in Portugal as competition between Sport TV and Eleven has slowed down since the latter’s launch in 2018.

Portuguese pay-television broadcaster Sport TV has retained rights to North America’s National Basketball Association until 2025.

Telefonica and Sport TV renewed their Serie A deals in Spain and Portugal at reduced rates, benefitting from rival broadcasters focusing attention elsewhere.

Subscription broadcaster Eleven Sports’ deal for exclusive rights in Portugal to the English Premier League was enabled largely due to low first-round bids from competitors.