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Spain: Movistar Plus launches low cost football promo

Spain’s Movistar Plus has launched a low cost offer whereby all subscribers to Fusión or MiMovistar will be able to watch all LaLiga, LaLiga Hypermotion (second division), Champions League and Europa League content between now until August 31st for a one-off payment of €30. Under this promotion, subscribers will save €150 as the package usually […]

April 17, 2024From David Del Valle in Madrid

Italy: Piracy Shield live but needs refining

Piracy Shield, a new system designed to combat online piracy in Italy, became operational earlier this month and has since managed to block 528 IP addresses and 114 illegal sites. According to estimates by Italy’s Communications Authority (AgCom), this move has prevented around 100,000 households from illegally watching premium content. The system aims to protect […]

February 19, 2024From Branislav Pekic in Rome

Data: Sports cause 2023’s biggest spikes in web traffic

Champions League football and NFL games caused the biggest spikes in web traffic in Europe and the US in 2023, according to a 12-month network traffic analysis from Internet Exchange operator, DE-CIX. In addition, global traffic across DE-CIX platforms has increased by 23 per cent vs 2022, with 59 exabytes of data flowing across its […]

January 29, 2024

Survey: Sports rights remain an attractive market

The global sports landscape will continue to be an attractive market for many years, with 61 per cent of sports executives expecting accelerated growth in private investment over the next 5-7 years, according to Altman Solon’s Global Sports Survey. The survey of more than 150 global sports executives and 2,500 sports fans in the UK, […]

January 23, 2024

Drone Champions League set for further expansion

The Drone Champions League (DCL), the world’s premier professional drone racing organisation, is set for further expansion in the Gulf Region following an exciting and dramatic winter season final in Abu Dhabi, UAE. The event, spread out over two days from November 17th-18th, featured six of the best DCL teams competing together on a brand-new […]

November 23, 2023

TNT Sports sublicenses Women’s Champions League from DAZN

TNT Sports in the UK and Ireland has boosted its European club football offering after agreeing a sublicence deal with DAZN that will see certain games from the UEFA Women’s Champions League and from the French, Spanish and German leagues on its channels and platforms, starting this season. TNT Sports has licensed the rights from […]

November 14, 2023

Qvest provides upgrade for the vehicle fleet of, a provider of TV production services, now benefits from two modernised OB vans for live productions as a result of its collaboration with Qvest. The vehicles, based on the Mercedes-Benz Sprinter, have been equipped with new hardware and feature a customised room concept with six workstations. The high-performance SNG units are used by […]

November 9, 2023

AFC Champions League on FITE+

FITE, by Triller, and the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) have announced that the entire 2023-24 season will be streamed live on FITE+ in the UK & Ireland, France, Belgium, and the Netherlands. The two-year deal makes FITE+ the exclusive way to watch the matches in those countries. Staged in Asia’s most iconic cities, AFC Champions […]

September 20, 2023

Telefónica scores UEFA rights to 2027

Telefónica has acquired Spanish TV rights to UEFA Champions League, Europa League, Conference League and Youth League football until 2027 for €960 million (€320 million per season). Telefónica revealed the deal to the Spanish Stock market CNMV. A contract with UEFA is to be signed shortly. With these rights, Telefónica will be able to offer […]

August 1, 2023From David Del Valle in Madrid

Data: Record streaming for Champions League, Roland Garros

Millions of football and tennis fans turned to streaming platforms this past weekend to follow the Champions League final and Roland Garros, reports NPAW. As it is becoming the norm with major sporting events, NPAW customer data reveals that both competitions broke records for streaming consumption when compared to previous years and regular seasonal patterns. This […]

June 14, 2023