Altice Europe has closed the sale of a 75% stake in the newly formed Tower of Portugal to a consortium including Morgan Stanley Infrastructure Partners and Horizon Equity Partners.
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 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.
France was the star performer for Altice’s European operations in the second quarter. What is more, the number of customers in the country increased by over 500,000 in the first half of the year.
Pedro Pinto has joined Eleven Sports as non-executive director in Portugal.
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.
Eleven Sports has secured live and exclusive rights to all matches of the UEFA Champions League and LaLiga Santander in Portugal, where it will now launch.
Altice Portugal has added Brazil’s TV Globo channel on its Meo platform, available both in HD and SD.