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Turkish Süper Lig renews deal with beIN Sports

The Turkish Football Federation (TFF) and Digiturk – the digital and media platform in Turkey – have agreed a new media rights deal that will see the Turkish Süper Lig and the TFF 1 Lig broadcast exclusively on beIN Sports in Turkey for two further seasons. The deal, which includes the domestic and international rights […]

June 24, 2022

beIN MENA renews French Open rights

The French Tennis Federation (FFT) and beIN Media Group, the global sports and entertainment group, have announced a multiyear extension of their existing partnership that will see beIN Sports continue to broadcast the Roland-Garros tournament until 2026 across all 24 countries in the MENA region. Under the agreement, beIN Sports will broadcast the Parisian Grand […]

June 7, 2022

beIN Asia Pacific selects Globecast

Globecast, a global solutions provider for media and content management, has announced that renowned sports content provider beIN Asia Pacific has selected Globecast to provide multifaceted media processing and delivery services to the sports provider’s Asia-Pacific division. beIN Asia Pacific is part of beIN Media Group and is headquartered in Singapore. It operates in 11 […]

June 1, 2022

beIN joins Alliance for Creativity and Entertainment

Sports and entertainment broadcaster beIN Media Group has become the newest member of the Alliance for Creativity and Entertainment (ACE), a coalition dedicated to protecting the dynamic creative ecosystem and reducing digital piracy. The addition of beIN marks ACE’s newly expanded focus on the growing threat that large-scale piracy operations pose to live sports broadcasters. […]

April 27, 2022By Colin Mann

beIN wins rights to World Rugby Sevens in 25 countries

beIN Sports has announced a broadcast deal with World Rugby covering the HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series for the remainder of the 2022 Series and the full 2023 Series. The agreement also includes rights to Rugby World Cup Sevens 2022. The deal means that beIN will be the only place to watch World Rugby’s sevens […]

April 7, 2022

MENA: Over 64m watch World Cup draw on beIN

beIN Media Group and its flagship sports channel beIN Sports, has unveiled international slogan for the upcoming FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 tournament: One World One Home. The slogan reveal marked the occasion of the World Cup Final Draw event, which took place in the host country’s capital, Doha, on April 1st. Over 64 million […]

April 7, 2022

AFC extends rights deal with beIN

The Asian Football Confederation (AFC) and beIN Media Group have agreed to extend the portfolio of rights to be broadcast by its flagship channel, beIN Sports, for the 2022 season to now include rights to the AFC Champions League and AFC Cup. The agreement grants beIN Sports rights in certain MENA territories, excluding KSA, UAE, […]

April 5, 2022

Aschenbroich for Orange Chair

The Board of Directors of telco Orange has proposed Jacques Aschenbroich as a new Director of the Group and, from April 19th, as Chairman of the Board. The nomination of Aschenbroich as a Director will be submitted to the Annual General Meeting of shareholders that will take place that day, following which the Board would […]

March 31, 2022By Colin Mann

Nielsen bought for $16bn

A private equity consortium is to buy Nielsen for $16 billion (€14.3bn). A group of VCs led by Elliott Management and Brookfield Asset Management will pay $28 a share, up 10 per cent on their initial and a 60 per cent premium on the stock before the offer was launched. Taking the business private, the […]

March 29, 2022

beIN selects Quortex, Cognacq-Jay Image services

Cognacq-Jay Image, a service provider for playout, head-end, and digital platforms, in partnership with cloud-native live-streaming platform Quortex, has announced that beIN Media Group has chosen Quortex’s technology to provide streaming services for its sports content in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA). beIN, the global sports, media, and entertainment group, will use Quortex’s […]

March 29, 2022