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Samsung TV Plus adds to sports line-up

Samsung Electronics has announced a new roster of sports channels on Samsung TV Plus. The autumn lineup includes Red Bull Media House, The PGA Tour, DAZN Ringside and DAZN Women’s Football. Launched across the UK, Samsung Smart TV and Galaxy device owners can gain unlimited access to content in the professional worlds of football, golf, […]

September 13, 2023

FIFA+ to stream World Cup 26 South American qualifiers

FIFA+ will live stream the next stop of the current world champions’ journey as they take on Bolivia at the Estadio Hernando Siles in La Paz on September 12th at 22:00 CET.  The venue has been the site of historic moments in Bolivian football history, including Brazil’s first-ever defeat in the history of the FIFA […]

September 11, 2023

LG Channels offers new sports channels

LG Electronics’ free streaming service, LG Channels, is set to offer LG Smart TV owners in Europe, Latin America and Australia a range of additional sports content. Recently launched on LG Channels, FIFA+ is home to football fandom around the globe. LG Channels users in regions including Europe, US, Latin America and Australia will be able to […]

July 31, 2023

FIFA+: CTV, FAST channel expansion

Football’s governing body FIFA is expanding OTT service FIFA+ as it becomes available on five new connected TV apps: Samsung TV, LG, VIDAA, Amazon Fire, and Android TV, and five new FAST channel platforms: Samsung TV Plus, LG Channels, VIDAA Channels, The Roku Channel and Rakuten TV. This move is aimed at allowing more football […]

July 26, 2023

Samsung TV Plus scores FIFA+ deal

Samsung Electronics has added OTT service FIFA+ to Samsung TV Plus as part of the continued growth of the brand’s free-access sports offering for Samsung customers.  The FIFA+ FAST channel on Samsung TV Plus will feature an offering of original documentaries, archive footage, and highlights from previous Men’s and Women’s games, building upon the existing […]

July 26, 2023

FIFA: ‘Strong broadcast platform for Women’s World Cup 2023’

Following the completion of several deals in Asia, football’s governing body FIFA says it has put in place a global network of broadcast partners for the biggest ever FIFA Women’s World Cup. Recently-completed free-to-air deals include Japan with NHK and China PR with CCTV. Before kick-off in Australia and Aotearoa New Zealand on July 20th, […]

July 21, 2023By Colin Mann

Forecast: Women’s World Cup rights revenue to reach $70-100m

Analysis from Omdia reveals the FIFA Women’s World Cup to be the most valuable women’s competition globally in terms of media rights with revenues of $70-100 million expected in 2023. The research published ahead of the tournament which kicks off on July 21st identified seven of the top-11 most valuable women’s events are football league championships, reflecting […]

July 19, 2023

Report: Women’s World Cup to net $308m in sponsorship

Women’s football and sport in general is on the rise, enjoying a wave of popularity that is resulting in even greater commercial/brand interest. For the first time in the organisation’s history, FIFA has separated the commercial inventory for its Women’s World Cup 2023. FIFA has been active in signing new partnerships to this year’s event […]

July 17, 2023

FIFA+ launches All Roads Lead Down Under

FIFA has announced the release of its new FIFA+ Original series, All Roads Lead Down Under, a six-part documentary that provides an intimate, behind-the-scenes portrayal of the extraordinary journey undertaken by over 170 national women’s football teams to qualify for the FIFA Women’s World Cup 2023. The series captures the essence of the upcoming historic […]

July 12, 2023

Rakuten TV launching FIFA+ FAST channel

Rakuten TV, the streaming platform, is launching a new football FAST channel, FIFA+, in time for the FIFA Women’s World Cup, which kicks off on July 20th. The FIFA+ Fast channel will be available in Europe, in markets such as the UK, Spain, France, Germany and Italy and includes hundreds of hours of content with […]

July 11, 2023