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Bids open for Benelux World Cup rights

Football’s governing body FIFA has launched two invitations to tender (ITTs), one in the Netherlands and the other in Belgium and Luxembourg, for the sale of media rights to the FIFA World Cup 26 and the FIFA World Cup 2030. The tender processes will allow FIFA to select the entity, or entities, in the Netherlands, […]

January 18, 2024By Colin Mann

Bids open for France World Cup rights

Football’s governing body FIFA has launched an invitation to tender (ITT) for the media rights to the FIFA World Cup 26 and FIFA World Cup 2030 in France, Monaco, Andorra and the French overseas territories. The FIFA World Cup 26 will be the 23rd edition of the competition and will be jointly hosted by Canada, […]

January 10, 2024By Colin Mann

Research: Interest in Women’s football grows

Research from Ampere Analysis reveals the increasing global appetite for women’s football competitions. The research reveals that 7 per cent of consumers globally reported interest in international women’s football competitions in Q3 2023, up 29 per cent on figures reported at the beginning of the year, with South Africa, Brazil and Sweden seeing the highest […]

December 1, 2023

FIFA media rights tenders commence for Sub-Saharan Africa

FIFA has opened two separate tender processes for the media rights to the FIFA World Cup 26 and FIFA Women’s World Cup 2027 in Sub-Saharan Africa. With qualifying for the FIFA World Cup 26 having commenced in Africa this month, entities in Sub-Saharan Africa are now invited to put forward their proposals to obtain the […]

November 23, 2023

Glide achieves record-breaking data consumption

Glide Group, a specialist in broadband services, has announced a surge in network demand with its data revealing a 25 per cent increase in network volume compared to the same period last year. The surge emphasises the increase in bandwidth demand year-on-year alongside the company’s success in delivering unwavering connectivity to its varied customer base. […]

October 5, 2023

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