Sport TV (Portugal)

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Portuguese commercial broadcaster TVI’s acquisition of free-to-air rights to this summer’s Euro 2020 competition was driven by its desire to regain its status as Portugal’s most-watched terrestrial channel, SportBusiness Media understands.

Uefa increased the value of its European Championship in Portugal by about 35 per cent last week after delaying the tender process proved successful thanks to the arrival of sports broadcaster Eleven in the country.

The battle between Sport TV and Eleven Sports in Portugal has pushed prices up at a perfect time for the Premier League, Formula One Management and Bundesliga International

Gauging the success of IMG’s Serie A international rights acquisition won’t be possible until the end of the cycle given the agency has launched direct-to-consumer offerings in more than 20 markets.

The Portuguese Primeira Liga’s international rights have been tendered for the first time, attracting interest from multiple global sports-rights agencies.

Portuguese pay-television broadcaster Sport TV has filed a claim against free-to-air broadcaster TVI over alleged non-payment of rights fees for the delayed Euro 2020 tournament

Sports broadcaster Sport TV has acquired rights in Hungary, Czech Republic and Slovakia to the World Touring Car Cup (WTCR) motorsport series

Pay-television broadcaster Sport TV has responded to the nation’s coronavirus precautions by announcing that it will broadcast matchdays 25 and 26 in the top-tier Primeira Liga on its free-to-air Sport T…

Portuguese pay-television broadcaster Sport TV has acquired rights to the World Rugby Sevens Series

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Independent pay-television broadcaster Football TV has ridden out the country’s tough media market since the rouble crashed in late 2014, and believes it could be in a position to thrive over the next three years.

RTP has recouped about 30 per cent of its investment in Euro 2016 media rights by sublicensing a package of rights to pay-television broadcaster Sport TV.

Portuguese telco Nos has won the battle for premium domestic football rights, beating rival Altice to deals with nine more clubs.

England’s Premier League has almost doubled its income in recently-agreed deals covering 11 territories across Europe.

Benfica’s deal with Nos has triggered a wave of negotiations, with Porto and Sporting Lisbon particularly keen to take advantage of competition in the marketplace.

Uefa last month secured a strong increase in the value of its Champions League rights in Portugal, while the value of its Europa League rights stayed steady.