Advanced Television


France: Ligue 1 rights open with €800m season bid

The French football Ligue 1 TV rights tender for the 2024-2029 period has been launched with an opening bid at €800 million per season for the domestic market. Bids will be open until October 16th. After the Mediapro fiasco three years ago, French professional league LFP has opted for a simplified process with two live […]

September 13, 2023From Pascale Paoli-Lebailly in Paris

Invictus Games on beIN Sports

beIN Sports will honour soldiers who have been wounded, injured or ill during armed conflicts. Fans can follow the 2023 Invictus Games on beIN Sports Connect from September 10th – 15th. For the first time, the German Armed Forces and the City of Düsseldorf will host the competition. Under the motto ‘A Home For Respect’ […]

September 6, 2023

beIN Sports, USTA extend US Open partnership

beIN Sports, the MENA sports broadcaster, has confirmed it will remain the home of the US Open Tennis Championships until 2027 after renewing exclusive media rights to the tournament for a further five years. The extension means beIN will continue to be the only platform in the MENA region where viewers can watch all four […]

August 24, 2023

beIN expands Synamedia partnership

beIN Media Group has expanded its partnership with video software provider Synamedia to transform subscribers’ viewing experience with new capabilities that deepen viewer engagement across 24 countries in Middle East and North Africa (MENA). One of the new features allows sports fans to watch two live matches simultaneously on a single screen. beIN chose Synamedia […]

August 22, 2023

Australia: beIN Sports selects Screach

beIN Sports has teamed up with the Screach streaming platform to deliver its coverage of football and tennis to thousands of commercial venues across Australia. beIN Sports holds the exclusive Australian broadcast rights to more than 1,000 football matches a year, including all fixtures in Italy’s Serie A, English Football League, Carabao Cup, Bundesliga, Scottish […]

August 21, 2023

beIN extends Premier League rights

The Premier League has agreed a deal to extend their overseas TV contract for the Middle East and Africa with beIN Sports. The deal, reportedly agreed in principle at a shareholder’s meeting, is a three year extension (starting with the 2025-26 season) that is worth around £550 million (€629m). The move that will come as […]

April 6, 2023

beIN renews PTO Tour deal

The Professional Triathletes Organisation (PTO) has renewed its deal with beIN Sports, as one of the main broadcasters of the 2023 PTO Tour. The deal will see them broadcast the PTO Tour on a non-exclusive basis in MENA, Asia and North America (US & Canada). The agreement means beIN Sports will broadcast live coverage of […]

April 4, 2023

Erstream manages Australian Open 2023 services for beIN Sports

Erstream Video Delivery Company, the leading provider of over-the-top solutions for the online television and media industry, successfully managed the Head End and Streaming Origin Services of the online streaming events of the Australian Open 2023 for beIN Asia Pacific’s live streaming service, beIN Sports Connect, covering Singapore, Indonesia, Thailand, Cambodia, Laos, Brunei, Malaysia, Hong […]

February 28, 2023

beIN teams with Synamedia for new 4K channel

beIN Media Group, the sports and entertainment broadcaster, added a 4K UHD channel to its OTT platform, beIN CONNECT, to stream the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 with the support of Cognacq-Jay Image and using Synamedia Quortex’s just-in-time processing. With Synamedia’s SaaS-based solution and Cognacq-Jay Image’s team of experts, beIN was able to quickly launch […]

February 14, 2023

beIN Sports signs Coupe De France deal

beIN Media Group and the French Football Federation (FFF) have signed an agreement to broadcast all men’s Coupe de France (French Cup) matches and a selection of women’s matches until 2026, in a move that that will see the Group’s flagship channel, beIN Sports, continue to provide a platform for French football in more than […]

January 4, 2023