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beIN seeks $1bn ‘piracy’ compensation

beIN seeks $1bn ‘piracy’ compensation

Global sports and entertainment media group, beIN Corporation (beIN), has launched an international investment arbitration against the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia for damages totalling more than $1 billion (€0.87bn), claiming…

Amazon Studios signs Gaiman deal

Amazon Studios has signed an overall television deal with award-winning writer Neil Gaiman. The creator of the Amazon Original series Good Omens and the Hugo Award-winning book American Gods, Gaiman will exclusively work with Amazon Studios on the…

SA: Investigation into SABC/Multichoice deal

South Africa’s Constitutional Court has set aside a 2017 Competition Appeal Court ruling and said the Competition Commission is entitled to perform an investigation into a channel licensing agreement between…

Singapore: Starhub scores Champions League

Singapore: Starhub scores Champions League

On the heels of its acquisition of the Carabao Cup and English Football League Championship broadcast rights, StarHub has netted a brace with the UEFA Champions League (UCL) and the…

Sky Sports and European Tour extend partnership

Sky Sports and European Tour extend partnership

Sky Sports and the European Tour have extended their partnership until at least the end of 2022. The agreement will see the biggest events from the European Tour broadcast exclusively…

Eleven Sports acquires UFC rights in UK

Eleven Sports acquires UFC rights in UK

Eleven Sports and UFC have signed a new broadcast partnership for the UK and Ireland starting in January 2019. The global sports provider has secured the rights to all 42…

Mediaset wins Italian Formula E

Mediaset wins Italian Formula E

Italian free-to-air broadcaster Mediaset has extended its partnership with the electric street racing single-seater series Formula E to air live coverage of each race the ABB FIA Formula E Championship…

Astro Malaysia extends Premier League rights

Astro Malaysia extends Premier League rights

Astro Malaysia has successfully secured the Premier League broadcast rights in Malaysia for the next three seasons from 2019/20 to 2021/22. Lee Choong Khay, Chief of Sports, Astro said: “We…

At The Races signs French racing rights in UK & Ireland

Sky Sports Racing will be the exclusive pay TV broadcast home of French racing in the UK and Ireland for three years from January 1st 2019, At The Races and…

Vodafone Spain: “Football war damaging revenue”

The current TV football war in Spain, with operators dropping prices and offering low cost promotions, is having a very negative impact on the financial results of the companies. The…