French pay-television broadcaster SFR Sport, owned by Altice, has agreed a four-year rights deal to cover the World Series of Boxing.
Competition is heating up in France with the news that Altice has signed exclusive distribution deals with Discovery and NBCUniversal for its French SFR cablenet and multiscreen offering.
Enders Analysis has accused Altice of running a ‘slash-and-burn’ leveraged buyout in its treatment of French telco SFR.
The former head of Canal+ is to join Patrick Drahi telco SFR.
Patrick Drahi’s Altice has bought 5.21% of SFR off-market after regulator AMF blocks public offer.
France’s Autorite des Marches Financiers (AMF) has opposed the public exchange offer filed by Altice for all of the remaining shares not currently owned by Altice.
Patrick Drahi’s Altice is looking to take complete control of the French telecoms group SFR.
Eleven Sports Network has signed a multi-year distribution agreement with SFR Belgium to broadcast its Eleven and Eleven Sports channels.
Altice-owned SFR has outlined plans for its proposed sports channels, which are to be called SFR Sport 1,2,3,4 and 5.
Altice will be launching the dedicated sports channel SPR Sport, while also consolidating its media assets into its SFR subsidiary.