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WSC Sports, FC Barcelona partner on AI basketball highlights

WSC Sports, a global player in AI sports video technology, has announced that its platform will be used by FC Barcelona to create automated basketball highlights and engaging social content, from both the Liga Endesa and Copa del Rey competitions, to be shared across FC Barcelona’s owned and operated platforms. Powered by WSC Sports’ award-winning […]

June 8, 2022

La Liga, Premier Sports renew UK rights deal

La Liga and Premier Sports have renewed their broadcast partnership in the UK and Ireland for a further three years, with Premier Sports remaining the exclusive rights holder for top flight La Liga Santander in both territories for the 2022/23, 2023/24 and 2024/25 seasons. “We’re pleased to extend our relationship with La Liga until 2025,” […]

June 7, 2022

Women’s Champions League final on ITV

DAZN Group, the sports entertainment company, has announced agreements to sub-license the rights to the 2022 UEFA Women’s Champions League final to TV broadcasters worldwide. These agreements include ITV in the UK & Ireland, TF1 in France, RTVE and TV3 in Spain, RTBF in Belgium, SVT Sweden, plus NRK  Norway, Sport5 Israel and RUV Iceland, […]

May 17, 2022By Nik Roseveare

Forecast: EPL international rights fees to overtake domestic

Manchester City became the highest earning football club for the 2020/2021 season, according to Deloitte’s Football Money League study. The English club generated €644.9 million of revenue, thus ranking higher than Spain’s Real Madrid and Germany’ Bayern Munich. Manchester City also overtook Spain’s Barcelona, who topped last season’s edition, and now places fourth. The 2020/2021 […]

May 11, 2022

Surf Channel, Rakuten TV premiere Barcelona Surf Destination

Rakuten TV, in association with Surf Channel, have confirmed the release of the new documentary, Barcelona Surf Destination, which will be available on the platform from April 29th. For the first time in history, surfing is an Olympic sport and following the Tokyo 2021 Olympic Games, it has its first champion, Ítalo Ferreira. The Brazilian […]

April 28, 2022

Viaplay opens tech hub in Barcelona

Viaplay is opening a tech hub in Barcelona to bring together talents in product management, design and development to support its ongoing international expansion. The hub will be operational from June and Viaplay says it will “reinforce its profile as an attractive international tech employer, while accelerating the its capacity to innovate and deliver world-class […]

April 4, 2022

DAZN, Movistar Plus+ score La Liga deal

DAZN, the sports streaming platform, has closed a non-exclusive distribution deal with Movistar Plus+, the entertainment platform in Spain, for La Liga football starting next season. DAZN, which was awarded exclusive broadcasting rights for 175 La Liga matches for seasons 2022/23 through 2026/27, will make this exclusive package available to Movistar Plus+ customers, as part […]

March 29, 2022

Record technical deployment for El Clásico

La Liga, Movistar Plus and Mediapro will make the largest technical deployment in the history of El Clásico to broadcast the Real Madrid vs Barcelona match on March 20th, distributing its signal to 83 international TV operators. Produced in 4K HDR, the event will be filmed by 34 cameras, of which ten will be super […]

March 18, 2022From David Del Valle in Madrid

PPDS (Philips) confirms ISE 2022 attendance in Barcelona

PPDS, the exclusive global provider of Philips digital signage, interactive displays, direct view LED and professional TV products and solutions, is delighted to confirm its participation at this year’s ISE 2022 in Barcelona (May 10-13), together with announcing an exclusive pre-show online partner event (March 30), with the company preparing a wave of new product […]

March 18, 2022

Telefónica, Meta set up Metaverse hub in Madrid

Telefónica and Meta (formerly Facebook) have partnered to launch Open2metaver – a Metaverse hub in Madrid – to develop Metaverse networks, services and apps with a global reach. The deal was announced during the Barcelona Mobile World Congress, with Telefónica inviting start-ups and developers “to benefit from (our) open innovation ecosystem as week as from […]

March 2, 2022From David Del Valle in Madrid