Negotiations between Dutch cabler VodafoneZiggo and Disney, owner of the Dutch live football channels Fox Sports/Eredivisie Live, have reached deadlock, because a new carriage agreement would amount to a 300% increase in costs to the operator.
The Spanish regulator CNMC has urged the Royal Spanish Football Federation (RFEF) to modify aspects of its proposals for the commercialisation of audiovisual rights for the Copa del Rey.
Streaming OTT sports platform DAZN has confirmed a deal with Sky Italia which will see the launch of a new DAZN1 satellite channel.
German pay-TV channel Sportdigital is now called Sportdigital Fußball.
FIFA has issued a warning to the Saudi satellite operator Arabsat to stop transmitting illegal feeds from the Women’s World Cup, which have been pirated by BeoutQ.
STORY UPDATED. Qatari broadcaster beIN Sports is claiming a major victory after it announced that a French court had found Arabsat to be involved in the alleged piracy operation beoutQ.
UEFA has unveiled its new Over The Top (OTT) streaming platform UEFA.tv. The German Bundesliga will be the first league to offer content on the service.
OneSocccer, the new ‘home of Canadian soccer’ streaming service, launched Friday April 26 on the eve of the first-ever Canadian Premier League match between Forge FC and York9 FC at Hamilton’s Tim Hortons Field.
The global TV market grew 2.9% in 2018, reaching 221 million units, due to a sales surge in the first half of the year as many consumers upgraded their TVs to watch the Football World Cup.
“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.