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.
Eleven Sports will become the first ever platform to show a live football match on social media in Portugal this weekend. The broadcast will take place on Saturday at 1pm with the live streaming of the Trophée des Champions match between PSG and Monaco on Facebook.
BT is said to have lost the broadcast rights to NBA Basketball and UFC after the telco chose to take no further part in the bidding process.
Scott Fenton will join Eleven Sports’s UK and Ireland team as Head of Marketing and Communications.
Eleven Sports has extended its strategic partnership with Proximus for a further three years in Belgium.
Eleven Sports has announced the appointment of Giuliano Giorgetti as MD for Italy, effective immediately.
IMG is to take a minority stake in Eleven Sports after the broadcaster said it would launch two sports channels as part of an online streaming platform.
Pedro Pinto has joined Eleven Sports as non-executive director in Portugal.