Fox Sports’ TV channels, online channels and apps will be rebranded ESPN in the Netherlands on January 1, 2021.
Following months of intense negotiations, Fox Sports and Ziggo have extended their carriage deal.
Subscribers to Fox Sports in the Netherlands are no longer able view the channel on big TV screens from LG and Samsung and also not on Apple TV HD and Apple TV 4K media players.
Streaming service ESPN+ will be the new US home for German football league Bundesliga as the result of a new multi-year agreement with German football association DFL that will begin in August 2020.
Dutch Fox Sports has launched Dynamic Ad Insertion (DAI). Fox Sports 1 is the first channel in the Netherlands to use DAI.
Alex Tielbeke, the statutory director of the Eredivisie CV and commercial director of Eredivisie Media and Marketing, will be stepping down from both roles, on August 1 and December 1, respectively.
Fox Sports is breaking the Dutch media law by broadcasting two football matches of Feyenoord and Vitesse on it encrypted channels Fox Sports 1 and 2.
Italy’s Fox Sports Channel is to close after its contract with Sky was not renewed.
UPDATED. The London offices of Fox Networks Group have been raided as part of a series of raids being organised by the European Commission into the distribution of sports rights.
A coordinated pan-European police action has closed down an illegal IPTV network serving around half a million subscribers across Europe with an offer of around 1,200 TV channels.