A group of pirates who between them managed some 20 illegal streaming sites have been ordered to pay more than €7 million in damages to the broadcasters whose content they had pirated from 2014 to 2017.
The Premier League and beIN Media Group have announced a major new rights deal that will see beIN SPORTS as the Premier League’s official broadcast partner in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) until 2025.
Canal+ Group and beIN Sports have finalised the distribution and sublicense agreement first announced last December.
beIN Sports viewers in France will be able see the complete fixture list for the UEFA European Championships.
Canal+ and beIN Sports have entered into exclusive discussions with the aim of concluding a major distribution and sub-licensing agreement, the two groups announced.
The rights to screen the Champions League in France from 2021 to 2024 will be split between Canal+ and beIN Sports.
Stewart Walker has joined DAZN as EVP Global Rights Partnerships to drive its portfolio of strategic rights partnerships.
Five arrests have been made in Rennes following a joint complaint made by Canal+ Group, beIN Sports and RMC Sport in the Association for Combating Audiovisual Piracy (ALPA).
BeIn Sports has said it is not renewing its Formula 1 contract for the Middle East and North Africa rights due to rampant piracy.
BeIN Sports is moving forward with additional legal action against Comcast through the media bureau of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC).