Advanced Television


FC Bayern Munich extends partnership with Supponor

Supponor, a global player in virtual advertising solutions, has announced that FC Bayern Munich has signed an exclusive partnership with Supponor. The extended deal will also see FC Bayern Munich transition to the next generation of Supponor’s virtual advertising solution, Supponor AIR.  FC Bayern Munich joins Juventus FC and FC Barcelona, amongst others, in the […]

November 24, 2021

LaLiga Tech unveils technology solutions

LaLiga Tech, the spun-off technology division of Spain’s premier football league La Liga, has marked its official launch by revealing the range of technology solutions it can offer to the global sports and entertainment industry, while also confirming new agreements with World Padel Tour and communications specialist Millicom. LaLiga Tech combines the experience of an […]

September 30, 2021By Colin Mann

Spain: Cut-throat football war continues

In an attempt to boost pay-TV football subscribers in Spain, Movistar and Orange are giving away incentives including smart TVs, mobile phones and huge discounts. Movistar is offering the choice of a free smart TV or smartphone to those subscribers paying for a convergent package. The operator needs to recoup the €900 million it paid […]

August 23, 2021From David Del Valle in Madrid

Orange Spain pays Movistar €350m for football rights

Orange Spain has acquired the pay-rights to La Liga and UEFA competitions from Movistar for an estimated price of €350 million, similar to last season, according to the CEO of the company Jean-Francois Fallacher. With the move, Orange Spain will broadcast the first and the second divisions of the Spanish Football League, as well as […]

July 29, 2021From David Del Valle in Madrid

Rakuten TV adds Rakuten Stories channel

Rakuten TV has launched its new linear channel Rakuten Stories. The Rakuten Stories channel – which is available for free through ad-support – is the home of original and exclusive content on Rakuten TV. Covering subject matters that aim to inspire and excite viewers through a range of stories told through a sporting lens, the […]

July 27, 2021

Viacom18 brings La Liga to India

Viacom18 Media, the Indian media conglomerate, has announced a deal with La Liga to bring the Spanish Football League exclusively to the Indian sub-continent for the next 3 years. Enabled and supported by Rise Worldwide, La Liga will air exclusively on MTV in India, along with select national and regional network channels and live-streamed on […]

July 5, 2021

Sky Documentaries commissions ESL doc

Sky Documentaries has announced a Sky Original feature length documentary that will explore one of the most memorable sagas in recent footballing history; the rise and rapid fall of the European Super League (ESL). Produced by production company, Fulwell 73 (Sunderland ‘Til I Die, The Class of 92, I Am Bolt), in association with Sky […]

June 29, 2021

Rakuten TV launching free women’s football docuseries

Rakuten TV, the European VoD platform, has announced the stars of their new sports free documentary series Champions, which features six European leading women’s football players. With women’s football enjoying a sharp rise in popularity in recent years, the documentary series will explore the highs and lows of the sport. Leading players from a selection […]

June 10, 2021

France: beIN Sports, La Liga renew deal

beIN Media Group and La Liga have agreed a new deal in France for the broadcast of the Spanish top-flight football on beIN Sports until 2024. The renewal extends the exclusive partnership between beIN Sports and La Liga in France to more than a decade. Laurent de Camas, MD of beIN Sports France, said “We […]

May 19, 2021By Nik Roseveare

Analyst: New Champions League format €1.68bn revs boost

In the wake of the failed breakaway European Super League, UEFA’s new Champions League format, set to come into effect from the 2024-2025 season, will likely represent a significant increase in broadcasting revenues for UEFA as a result of the expanded fixture list according to advisory firm GlobalData. The current 32-team Champions League format generates […]

May 7, 2021