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Scotland international friendlies on BBC

BBC Scotland has secured the rights to show the national team’s friendlies against Northern Ireland in March and Finland in June following a deal with rights holder Viaplay. The two home matches will be seen as key to the preparations for Euro 2024 which begins on June 14th when Scotland face the host nation, Germany, […]

March 14, 2024

Research: 52% of UK will stream Euro 2024

LG Ad Solutions, the specialist in connected TV (CTV) and cross-screen advertising, has released a sports study revealing that 72 per cent of UK consumers are increasingly comfortable streaming live sports. Over a third use three or more streaming apps to watch live sports, with Sky Sports (57 per cent), BBC (55 per cent) and […]

March 6, 2024

France: M6, TF1 share Euro 2024

M6 and TF1, the two French FTA broadcasters of Euro 2024 matches, have agreed a deal they will see the duo share the final stages of the tournament. Akin to the 2016 and 2020 championships, M6 will air the final match as well as twelve other meetings, while TF1 will broadcast twelve matches, including the […]

January 30, 2024From Pascale Paoli-Lebailly in Paris

Italy: RAI seeks postponement of DVB-T2 switchover

Italy’s state broadcaster RAI is vigorously lobbying the government to postpone the January 10th 2024 deadline for switching one of its three national DTT multiplexes to DVB-T2. While technically prepared for the transition, RAI general director Giampaolo Rossi is deeply concerned about excluding millions of viewers during the upcoming Euro 2024 football tournament and Paris […]

December 21, 2023From Branislav Pekic in Rome

France : TV, CTV ad revenues close to €4bn in 2024

French TV and Connected TV ad revenues could rise by 5 per cent in 2024 to €3.8 billion according to the AVOD Market Report from Médiamétrie and NPA Conseil. According to the forecast, CTV will benefit as more FTTH homes are passed next year – 64 per cent of French households are already fibre subscribers […]

December 12, 2023From Pascale Paoli-Lebailly in Paris

Germany: Euro 2024 in UHD on MagentaTV

The UEFA Euro 2024 kicks off in Germany in June. As a network supplier, national sponsor and TV rights holder, Deutsche Telekom has announced details of its coverage of next summer’s sporting event.“This tournament is the biggest sporting event of this decade. Deutsche Telekom is a proud partner of UEFA. We are providing Germany with […]

December 1, 2023

Open Broadcast delivers live sport via OneWeb

An Open Broadcast Systems decoder, plus Croatian live sports production house MSTV and a Kymeta terminal, helped deliver live coverage of a UEFA football match from the Faroe Islands using OneWeb’s satellites to viewers “around the world”. The game was a UEFA Euro 2024 qualifying game, which the Islanders lost against Albania on June 20th. […]

July 13, 2023By Chris Forrester

IMG to produce England matches for Channel 4

IMG, a player in sports, events and media, will produce Channel 4’s coverage of England men’s UEFA Nations League matches, European Qualifiers and International Friendlies for the next two years. Under the agreement, IMG will produce the live match feed and highlights show for Channel 4’s remaining 14 games throughout 2023 and 2024, starting with […]

January 26, 2023

Australia: Optus Sport scores Euro 2024 rights

Optus Sport has bolstered its football offering by securing the Australian media rights to UEFA Euro 2024. The tournament is scheduled to take place in Germany in June and July 2024 and Optus Sport will stream every match, live and in full. Optus Sport was the Australian rights holder to the record-breaking Euro 2020, which […]

June 7, 2022

Premier Sports scores UEFA National Team football package

Premier Sports has been awarded the rights to broadcast UEFA National Team football in the UK from 2022 to 2024 encompassing the UEFA Nations League and European Qualifiers to UEFA Euro 2024. This includes all of Scotland’s fixtures beginning with their UEFA Nations League fixture versus Armenia on June 8th, all of Northern Ireland’s matches […]

May 20, 2022