FIFA has launched an attack on piracy, threatening to take action against the Saudi TV channel BeoutQ which has been illegally broadcasting the opening games of the World Cup via the Arabsat satellite.
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.
Ahead of Saturday’s UEFA Champions League final it’s been revealed that 5,100 illegal streams were detected over the internet during the knockout stages of the competition.
Cosmote TV has secured the exclusive rights to the UEFA Champions League and UEFA Europa League through until 2021.
German commercial broadcaster RTL has acquired the exclusive free-to-air TV rights for the Formula One for the next three seasons.
Sports portal DAZN will show all games of the UEFA Europa League live in Germany and Austria in the next three seasons.
The games of the UEFA Europa League will continue to be shown on free-to-air TV in Austria.
In the US, both Turner Broadcasting and NBC will be offering live football on a mix of traditional linear channels and OTT.
German pay-TV operator Sky Deutschland will launch its OTT service for sports fans in Switzerland on August 17, 2017.
German telco Deutsche Telekom will offer a new multiscreen sports TV package from August 2, 2017.