Advanced Television


LALIGA football comes to life in EA SPORTS FC

In a step towards convergence between the real and digital worlds, LALIGA has embarked on a new era in response to the evolution the company has undergone in recent years and a changing landscape. With the aim of offering football fans a more authentic experience, and having announced EA SPORTS as the main sponsor of […]

August 29, 2023

LaLiga, EA Sports kick off partnership

LaLiga has kicked off a new era with Electronic Arts, the competition’s new strategic partner for the next five seasons. This transformation includes a major brand evolution, touching on strategy and positioning, but also extends to tangible changes in LaLiga’s audiovisual broadcasting and digital ecosystem. LaLiga says its new direction reflects the growth it has […]

July 4, 2023

LaLiga partners with Play Anywhere

LaLiga, the Spanish football league, has signed a multi-year agreement with Play Anywhere, a specialist in driving real-time on-screen interactive experiences with a revenue clearinghouse. The collaboration is set to enhance the ways fan engage with LaLiga’s content including live games, VoD and highlight clips.  The partnership facilitates the granting of an extension of rightsholders’ […]

June 16, 2023

Digital Virgo, LaLiga launch LaLiga Xtra app

LaLiga and Digital Virgo have signed a partnership agreement to introduce LaLiga Xtra,, which reach users on a global level offering a unique way of consuming content, through licensees in 18 countries. The agreement configurates the next phase of LaLiga Xtra, based on a licensing model, which will allow LaLiga to be focused on the content […]

May 30, 2023

LaLigaSportsTV targets €100m revenues

The streaming offering from La Liga, LaLigaSportsTV, aims to reach €100 million in revenues annually and “become a strategic project” for La liga, according to Julio Fariñas, director of the La Liga OTT platform, speaking to El Confidencial. Today, the streaming service offers around 15 competitions both in pay and FTA TV, and between 80 […]

May 16, 2023From David Del Valle in Madrid

Analysis: DAZN Spain’s 10th most-used SVoD

DAZN’s media rights strategy has fuelled continued growth and seen it soar to the tenth most-watched streaming video service in Spain for the first time, according to Consumer research from Ampere Analysis. It is also in eleventh place in Italy, where it holds exclusive rights to the majority of games for the flagship football league, […]

May 11, 2023

ACE shuts down LatAm sports TV piracy ring

The Alliance for Creativity and Entertainment (ACE), the coalition dedicated to protecting the dynamic legal ecosystem for creative content, has shut down one of the largest football and live TV piracy operations in Latin America. The ACE action targeted and, as well as 40 additional domains, all operated by an Argentinian man. This […]

November 7, 2022By Colin Mann

Singapore court orders illegal streaming site blocking

The Asia Video Industry Association’s Coalition Against Piracy (CAP) has commended the Singapore High Court for granting an Order to block 30 illegal streaming sites and almost 150 associated domains responsible for the distribution of considerable quantities of illegally streamed content in Singapore. The Order was obtained by CAP members, BBC Studios, Discovery Communications, LaLiga, […]

March 1, 2022By Colin Mann

LaLigaSportsTV Plus launches

Spain’s top-flight football league La Liga has launched a premium version of its LaLigaSportsTV OTT operation in an attempt to monetise the service. LaLigaSportsTV Plus will offer exclusive content such as the National League of Indoor football, the Spanish Handball League, AFC Champions League and Russian Premier League for a monthly fee of €2.99 or […]

September 22, 2021From David Del Valle in Madrid

Gabon pirate satellite broadcaster condemned

In a joint statement, beIN SPORTS, Canal+ International, Gabon Télévision, LaLiga, the Motion Picture Association, Startimes, Thema, TNT Africa and UEFA have condemned the illegal broadcasting by Gabon satellite operator SatCon. They stress that only those broadcasters who obtain broadcasting authorisation from the rights holders may carry the signals and content of these channels. “We […]

July 8, 2021By Colin Mann