The Danish Superliga has generated a marginal increase in its new six-season domestic media rights agreements with TV2 and Viaplay, reflecting a sluggish marketplace shorn of competition and hindered by legislative restrictions.
Subscription broadcaster Viaplay and its Norwegian commercial rival TV2 have settled their legal dispute out of court over the use of clips from English Premier League matches
Banks that have loaned money to Viaplay have appointed an external adviser to aid negotiations over the subscription streaming broadcaster’s debt burden, it is claimed.
Viaplay Group continues to dispose of more equity after Norwegian media group Schibsted secured a 10.1-per-cent shareholding in the financially troubled broadcaster. Viaplay has already sold a 6
Viaplay’s financial crisis may represent a low-cost opportunity to scale quickly for other expansionist media groups, but the costs the company took on to drive its expansion over the last six years could deter many potential buyers.
Czech investment company PPF Group has bought a 6.3-per-cent stake in Viaplay Group as the embattled streaming broadcaster continues to shift equity
Canal Plus Group has acquired a 12-per-cent stake in Viaplay, the Nordic media giant that yesterday (Thursday) announced a staggering second-quarter loss and radical cost-cutting plans
The English Football League’s new deal with Sky has produced an excellent result for the league and a significant increase in its guaranteed media rights income, but SportBusiness Media understands the real-terms uplift is well below the level publicly claimed by the league.
Welsh public-service broadcaster S4C has agreed a deal with subscription streaming service Viaplay to show Wales’ qualifiers for the 2026 Fifa World Cup and Uefa Euro 2028, as well as the Uefa Nations L…
Peter Nørrelund has returned to the role of Viaplay’s chief sports officer just two and a half months after resigning from the position.
Viaplay has announced the resignation of group chief executive and president Anders Jensen as the subscription streaming and linear broadcaster predicts wider-than-expected international losses and curtailed…
No political pressure can be placed on broadcasters to ensure major Scottish sporting events are shown on free-to-air television, the UK government declared today (Friday)
The cost of sports media rights “will have to come down in various ways” according to Anders Jensen, the president and chief executive of subscription broadcaster Viaplay Group.
Viaplay Group, the subscription streaming broadcaster, has reported an operating loss of SEK454m (€40.1m/$44.2
Norwegian commercial broadcaster TV2 has announced it will appeal the Oslo District Court’s ruling against its use of clips from English Premier League matches.
Multi-platform subscription broadcaster Viaplay is investigating claims it has repeatedly broadcast Uefa Champions League matches in Norway without holding rights to the competition in the market.
Multi-platform subscription broadcaster Viaplay has tightened its grip on motorsport properties in the Nordic region through a six-season agreement for exclusive MotoGP rights.
SportBusiness Media analyses the EFL's global media rights tender, in which an a la carte menu has been provided to bidders, with 26 standalone packages available.