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Mediaset renews TV rights for Coppa Italia

Italian broadcaster Mediaset has renewed its rights to broadcast the Coppa Italia and Super Cup domestically for the next three seasons, starting from 2023-24.  The deal is worth approximately €56 million per season, for a total of €168 million. Mediaset’s offer beat off a lower offer from Rai, the Italian public broadcaster. This is a […]

October 31, 2023From Branislav Pekic in Rome

Spain: DAZN extends F1 rights

DAZN, the sports entertainment platform, has acquired the rights to broadcast Formula 1 exclusively in Spain for the next three seasons. Under the multi-year deal, DAZN will be responsible for the production of F1 in market until 2026. Racing fans can continue to watch all practice and qualifying sessions, F1 Sprint Events and Grands Prix […]

October 30, 2023

ACE shuts down India sports piracy site

Anti—piracy body the Alliance for Creativity and Entertainment (ACE) has shut down live sports piracy site Watchwrestling.ai and its associated domains, which were being operated out of India. ACE identified and confronted the site’s Uttar Pradesh-based operator, who transferred watchwrestling.ai and all associated domains to ACE. The sites now redirect to ACE’s ‘Watch Legally’ page. […]

October 26, 2023By Colin Mann

Italy: DAZN, Sky renew Serie A rights

The partnership between DAZN and Lega Serie A has been reconfirmed in Italy, with the entire Serie A TIM available to watch on DAZN until 2029. Italian football fans can watch every Serie A TIM match live on DAZN, with seven exclusive matches (266 out of 380 matches per season) and three co-exclusive matches with […]

October 23, 2023

DAZN app pre-installed on Vidaa TVs

DAZN and Vidaa have extended and expanded their partnership with new multi-year deal focusing on new markets and joint marketing initiatives. Vidaa is a smart TV operating system and content platform that powers over 200 smart TV brands, including Hisense and Toshiba. Vidaa and DAZN have partnered to bring its sporting content to audiences around […]

October 18, 2023

DAZN names Ma Head of Media Rights Sales APAC

DAZN, the sports entertainment platform, has announced the appointment of Charles Ma as Head of Media Rights Sales (APAC) amongst a number of appointments designed to further strengthen its Broadcast Partnerships Division. DAZN is one of the biggest rights holders in sport, with properties such as the Bundesliga, LaLiga, NBA, NFL, Premier League, Serie A […]

October 12, 2023

YouTube Primetime Channels launches in UK

YouTube has announced the launch of Primetime Channels in the UK, which allows users to browse, subscribe to and watch premium content from a range of streaming services, all within YouTube. At the same time, the offering provides media partners with a new way to reach wider audiences – increasing user engagement – and subscriptions […]

October 10, 2023

EPL repackaging rights for next auction

The English Premier League (EPL) is to repackage its UK TV rights with plans to extend the duration of the deal to four years and remove the smaller bunldes of games (such as Amazon’s current deal) in favour of fewer, bigger packages. The UK government allowed the league and its broadcasters to roll over their […]

October 4, 2023

Samsung TV Plus adds UKTV, DAZN, PGA, NBC channels

Samsung Electronics has announced a number of channels arriving on Samsung TV Plus. DAZN has joined the roster of international sporting brands now available in the UK, with two new channels, DAZN Women’s Football and DAZN Ringside, both free-to-view on Samsung devices. The arrival of these channels is bringing wider accessibility to boxing, MMA and […]

October 3, 2023

Analysis: Sports rights spend hits $35bn

In major Western markets, the broadcast rights to popular sports competitions are increasingly being split across a growing number of services according to findings from Ampere Analysis. Changing viewing habits are driving the proliferation of streaming services that are turning to live sports coverage to boost engagement and subscriptions. Rightsholders are seeking ways to exploit […]

October 2, 2023