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Mediapro host broadcaster for Pan American Games

The Corporation of the Santiago 2023 XIX Pan American Games has selected Mediapro as host broadcaster for the Chile 2023 Pan American and Parapan American Games. This is the second time in a row that Mediapro has been selected to be responsible for the production of this multi-sport event held between October 18th and November […]

November 10, 2023

3/24 transitions to IP technology with Sony

The CCMA group (Corporació Catalana de Mitjans Audiovisuals) and Sony are collaborating with system integrator Unitecnic to provide the news channel 3/24 with the technology and infrastructure necessary for the transition to IP. CCMA decided a few years ago that its future involved a transformation to IP. To undertake this major project of upgrading its […]

November 7, 2023

Roures exits Mediapro

Mediapro, the sports rights and broadcast production group based in Spain, has confirmed that founding member and managing partner Jaume Roures will leave the company after nearly three decades. His exit came at the request of Mediapro majority shareholder Southwind Group, which controls over 80 per cent of the group, as well as minority shareholder […]

October 30, 2023

Hontai Capital to pull out of Mediapro?

Southwind Group, parent company of the Chinese Hontai Capital, is reportedly weighing up selling its 80 per cent stake in Spanish TV group Mediapro, just one year after its acquisition. The Chinese group paid around €1 billion for the majority of the shares in the company, the other owners are UK`s WPP and the founders […]

October 11, 2023From David Del Valle in Madrid

Mediapro, Great Point Studios create Phygital FX

Mediapro and Great Point Studios, a media-focused company specialising in film and TV infrastructure, have partnered to create Phygital FX, a new company that offers full production services for the television and film industries, with Mediapro’s Mario Sousa appointed CEO of this new corporation. Robert Halmi, founder of Great Point Studios, negotiated the joint venture which […]

August 30, 2023

Spain: Basketball World Cup on Gol Mundial

Spanish TV group Mediapro is relaunching OTT service Gol Mundial to stream all matches from the FIBA Basketball World Cup which takes place in the Philipines, Japan and Indonesia starting today (August 25th) until September 10th. Gol Mundial will offer 92 basketball matches – 76 of which are on an exclusive basis, whilst the other […]

August 25, 2023From David Del Valle in Madrid

Supponor, Mediapro renew partnership

Supponor, the  virtual advertising technology solution provider in sports, and Mediapro, the TV production and marketing rights agency in the sports and entertainment industry, have announced the long term renewal of their long-standing partnership. This agreement further cements the decade-long partnership between Supponor and Mediapro; underlining Supponor’s most enduring commercial relationship and recognising Mediapro as […]

July 19, 2023

Mediapro renews Gol TV deal

Spanish TV group Mediapro has reached an agreement with Unidad Editorial, owner of former DTT channel Veo TV, to renew their contract so that Gol TV can use its DTT spectrum for three more years. Mediapro will pay €2.8 million yearly to use the frequency for its sports channel. Both groups have been cooperating since […]

July 17, 2023From David Del Valle in Madrid

Mediapro receiving €12.3m compensation

The Spanish Football Federation must pay €12.3 million to TV group Mediapro for excluding the latter in the public tender for Copa del Rey TV rights. The Spanish Court Audiencia Provincial has ruled that the RFEF tried to prevent Mediapro from bidding for Copa del Rey rights for the seasons 2019-2020, 2020-2021 and 2021-2022. RFEF […]

July 14, 2023From David Del Valle in Madrid

Mediapro profit up 18%

Spanish TV group Mediapro has reported an 18 per cent rise in profit in 2022 to €189 million, improving its forecast by €50 million This strong result has been achieved in spite of flat revenues standing at €1.2 billion. Historic debt has also been reduced to €435 million. Large audiences for the Qatar football World […]

July 10, 2023From David Del Valle in Madrid