The first, with the Flemish public service broadcaster VRT, will see the latter continue to broadcast its Monday evening Pro League magazine show – Extra Time – in addition to showing regular highlights from the top tier of Belgian women’s football for the first time. VRT’s Sporza will also provide live radio commentary of the Pro League and share highlights packages from the Pro League via its digital platforms every Sunday evening.
The second is with Télésat and TV Vlananderen to broadcast Eleven’s three new Pro League channels. Télésat and TV Vlananderen subscribers will be able to watch all the action from the Pro League, 1B Pro League, Women’s Super League, Supercopa and ePro League as well as host of non-live programming as part of their basic TV packages for the next five seasons.
The third is with VOO, which will offer Eleven’s three Pro League channels to its customers.
Commenting on the partnerships, Guillaume Collard, MD of Eleven Sports Belgium and Luxembourg and head of acquisitions for Eleven Sports Group, said:
“Making Belgian football accessible to as many fans as possible has been one of our strategic priorities since the start of our ‘Home of Belgian Football’ project. We are therefore very happy to be have completed a host of new distribution partnerships to bring Belgian football to fans across the country”.
The new distribution deals come in addition to previously announced partnerships with Proximus and Orange. All deals were in place for the opening Pro League weekend.