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.
NBCUniversal’s Telemundo and Eleven Sports Networks have now also complained about piracy of their live exclusive sports rights by Saudi based BeoutQ TV platform.
Eleven Sports has secured live and exclusive Portuguese rights to Ligue 1 Conforama, the leading football league in France.
Eleven Sports has agreed a carriage deal with the Portuguese telco Nowo.