Viaplay Group has agreed to acquire UK sports streamer and TV channel operator Premier Sports for £30 million (€35.2 million) on a cash and debt-free basis.
Premier Sports, which holds the rights to the Scottish Cup, United Rugby Championship and LaLigaTV, has signed a new distribution agreement with Amazon Prime.
Starzplay has signed a carriage deal with Premier Sports to exclusively stream the upcoming Lions Rugby Tour in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region.
Premier Sports has secured the rights to the new United Rugby Championship for the next four years.
Netgem is to include the Premier Sports offer as part of its fibre service for the UK market.
Live games from LaLiga will be shown on Premier Sports 1 and 2 following a three-year agreement with the Spanish football league.
STV is to offer a stream of Premier Sports over its STV Player as part of a new partnership with the free-to-air sports channel.
Sky has agreed an exclusive channel distribution partnership with Premier Sports that will allow it to offer every televised Premier League game in Ireland.
Virgin Media has agreed terms with Premier Sports in time for kick-off in the Rugby League World Cup.