For the first time in Portugal, Eleven Sports will show Bundesliga football live on Facebook this weekend as part of an innovative strategy reach fans across the nation.
Eleven Sports is set to deliver a LaLiga first in Portugal on Saturday when the sports provider live streams Barcelona v Sevilla on Facebook.
“Out of respect for the wishes of our partners, we will for the time being no longer show matches during the Saturday afternoon blackout period, ” said Eleven Sports in a statement.
Sports streaming service Eleven Sports is challenging the ban on televising live football games on Saturday afternoons in the UK.
Eleven Sports is to become the UK home of UFC in the UK and Ireland.
Eleven Sports has appointed Jorge Pavão de Sousa MD for Portugal, effective September 17.
Eleven Sports and Formula 1 have agreed a three-year deal to broadcast the FIA Formula 1 World Championship in Portugal from 2019 to 2021.
Eleven Sports will show the opening fixture from this season’s Bundesliga exclusively live on its Facebook page in Poland this evening (Friday, August 24).
OTT on-demand platform Xumo has said its viewership rose 325% and user consumption over the past year increased 90%.
Eleven Sports plans to screen one match per week from La Liga and Serie A on its Facebook page in the UK and Ireland.