Spain’s Mediapro has confirmed that it will no longer offer Champions League football FTA through beIN Sports from the 2018/19 season.
Saudi Arabia, Bahrain and the UAE have banned the sale of Bein Sports receivers, smart cards and subscriptions in their markets.
Saudi Arabia, Egypt, the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain have decided to cut diplomatic relations with Qatar on Monday, close the borders and airspace. A move, which could also impact distribution of Qatar based broadcasters Al Jazeera and Bein Sports.
German public broadcaster ARD will terminate the distribution of its main TV channel Das Erste on Eutelsat’s Hotbird satellite system at 13° East on March 31, 2017.
Franch premium sports broadcaster Bein Sports has added 500,000 new subscribers since September last year.
The sale of Turkish satellite platform Digitürk to the Qatari-based beIN Media Group has been approved by the Saving Deposit Insurance Fund (TMSF).
The CSA has raised serious concerns over the exclusive distribution agreement reached between Canal Plus and beIN Sports.
Orange will remove ARD and ZDF from its line-up because of their free-to-air coverage of all Euro 2016 games and replace them with Einsfestival and ZDFneo during the tournament.
Canal+ and BeIN Sports have signed a draft exclusive distribution agreement, reports Le Monde.
Vivendi CEO Vincent Bolloré wants to buy BeIn Sports France to save Canal+, according to a report in Liberation.