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Star India extends Premier League deal

The Premier League has extended its coverage in the India with a renewal of its media rights arrangement with Star India. As a result of the contract extension between the English top-flight football league and the India-facing subsidiary of the The Walt Disney Corporation, Star India will continue to broadcast Premier League matches until 2025.  […]

March 16, 2022

Premier League ends Russia TV deal

The Premier League has suspended a deal with its Russian broadcast partner to air football matches in the country. The agreement, made with Rambler (Okko Sport), takes place with immediate effect. In a statement the Premier League said: “The League strongly condemns Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. We call for peace and our thoughts are with […]

March 9, 2022

Premier League on StarHub

StarHub has acquired the Premier League rights in Singapore for the next six years. StarHub will be rolling out access to all customers, and says it will be making matches “more accessible and affordable to Singaporeans”, across StarHub TV+, mobile and broadband offerings. Full pricing details will be announced in June. StarHub will offer all […]

February 21, 2022

C4 scores rights to FIFA Club World Cup final

Chelsea’s bid to become FIFA Club World Cup UAE 2021 Champions will be live on Channel 4 – if they make the final. Channel 4 has won the terrestrial television rights to show the match which will be live on Channel 4 from 4pm on February 12th if Chelsea win their semi-final. Their semi-final, against […]

February 1, 2022

SPORT1 scores FIFA Club World Cup rights

SPORT1, the German sports platform, has acquired the rights for the FIFA Club World Cup UAE 2021 from the agency Dentsu exclusively in Germany and non-exclusively in Austria and Switzerland. The two semi-finals and the final, the decisive phase of the tournament, which takes place from February 3rd to 12th in the UAE, will be […]

January 25, 2022

fuboTV scores Premier League rights in Canada

fuboTV, the sports-first live TV streaming platform, will be the exclusive home to the Premier League in the Canadian market for the next three seasons beginning in 2022/2023. fuboTV will exclusively carry all 380 Premier League matches each season and shoulder programming on its platform through the 2024/2025 season. All content will stream live on […]

January 14, 2022

UEFA Nations League final grows TV audience

The UEFA Nations League final tournament held in Italy from October 6th to 10th featuring France, Spain, Italy and Belgium, became the tournament’s most-watched edition yet. The overall live match television audience increased by 30 per cent compared with the inaugural UEFA Nations League finals in Portugal in June 2019. The tournament, which was won […]

October 19, 2021

Poland: Eleven Sports extends Serie A rights

Eleven Sports will continue to bring Serie A football to fans in Poland until 2023/24, following the signing of a new three-year deal. The agreement was brokered by Infront, Serie A’s exclusive international media rights partner. In addition to serving up live matchdays, Eleven Poland will bring fans the latest Serie A news and goals […]

June 29, 2021

Telecom Italia backs DAZN Serie A bid

Telecom Italia has reached an agreement with DAZN to provide backing in its bid to obtain the TV rights to Italian Serie A football for the 2021-2024 seasons. The deal, subject to conditions, would see Telecom Italia providing distribution and technological support to the streaming platform, in addition to around €1 billion in financing, according […]

February 23, 2021From Branislav Pekic in Rome

Italy: Milan derby draws record audience for DAZN

The Milan derby on February 21st, that saw Inter Milan beat AC Milan by three goals to nil, attracted a record audience to DAZN in Italy. More than 2.2 million watched DAZN’s exclusive live coverage of the Serie A match in Italy, of which 50 per cent streamed the event. The new record audience comfortably […]

February 22, 2021