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Eurosport expands Russian presence with Beeline

November 29, 2013

The Eurosport Group has signed a multi-year agreement deal for the distribution of Eurosport HD and Eurosport 2 HD with one of the biggest Russian IPTV operators, Beeline TV.

Beeline TV is owned by VimpelCom, and currently has over 900,000 active subscribers across the country.

With this new agreement, Beeline TV subscribers can watch 1500 hours coverage of the winter sports season, including ski jumping, cross country and biathlon World Cup tournaments. In the coming year, fans can enjoy extensive live action from three tennis grand slams, starting with the Australian Open in January. Eurosport HD also broadcasts a full calendar of cycling with top races such as Giro d’Italia, Tour de France and Vuelta.  Each weekend Eurosport 2 HD broadcasts up to 5 live matches from the German football league, Bundesliga.

Olivier Bramly, Sr. Executive VP, Global distribution said: “We are delighted to be back on the Beeline IPTV Platform. Eurosport offers an unrivalled portfolio of live sporting events, which feature many famous Russian athletes, we are confident fans will enjoy.”

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