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Mediapro dedicated World Cup pay channel

Mediapro plans to launch a pay-TV channel dedicated to the Qatar’s Football World Cup to offer all the matches when the tournament kicks off on November 20th. Movistar, Orange and Vodafone are reportedly negotiating with Mediapro to distribute the channel on their platforms. The new channel, yet to be branded, will also offer highlights, interviews, […]

October 5, 2022From David Del Valle in Madrid

Mediapro, SnapChat content deal

Mediapro, the Spanish multimedia group, and Snapchat, the social media platform, have announced an agreement to bring sports and entertainment content to millions of young millennials and members of Generation Z. Thanks to the partnership, Snapchat users in Spain will be able to use the Stories feature on the app’s Discover tab to follow sports […]

August 19, 2022

Spain: Mediapro launches BarTV

Spanish TV group Mediapro has launched OTT platform BarTV that will enable bars and restaurants to offer their customers La Liga matches, the European football competitions and other sports like Formula One and Moto GP. With the support of Mahou-San Miguel, the new sponsor for La Liga, BarTV allows hospitality businesses to reduce their pay-TV […]

August 17, 2022From David Del Valle in Madrid

GOL scores extended FTA La Liga deal

Spanish DTT sports channel GOL will continue to be the go-to channel for free-to-air La Liga Santander and La Liga SmartBank matches and all the game highlights for the next three seasons. According to owner Mediapro, in the last few years, the La Liga Santander matches have clocked up more than a million viewers and […]

June 23, 2022

Vieww VAR tech for Portugal’s Liga 3

Sportec Solutions has announced that its subsidiary Vieww has been selected as the VAR technology provider for Liga 3, the third tier of Portuguese men’s professional football. Vieww was chosen by the agency and broadcast production group, Mediapro, in its role as service provider of the Portuguese Football Federation. This is the first time that […]

April 19, 2022

Record technical deployment for El Clásico

La Liga, Movistar Plus and Mediapro will make the largest technical deployment in the history of El Clásico to broadcast the Real Madrid vs Barcelona match on March 20th, distributing its signal to 83 international TV operators. Produced in 4K HDR, the event will be filmed by 34 cameras, of which ten will be super […]

March 18, 2022From David Del Valle in Madrid

Mediapro acquires World Padel Tour rights

Mediapro has acquired the international audiovisual broadcasting rights to World Padel Tour. The agreement gives the audiovisual rights for World Padel Tour to Mediapro for the upcoming seasons. World Padel Tour has chosen Mediapro to help with the roll-out of international expansion of the competition. With this coming together, World Padel Tour said it has […]

February 1, 2022

La Liga rights bids as CVC control approved

More players are bidding for La Liga’s TV rights, intensifying competition and threatening to increase the price as the deadline to submit offers arrives. As expected, Telefónica and Mediapro will take part in the bidding process along with new bidders including DAZN and Relevant, and possibly Amazon. Relevant is reportedly offering €1 billion for each […]

December 13, 2021From David Del Valle in Madrid

Prime Video announces MotoGP docuseries

Prime Video has announced a new Amazon Exclusive docuseries about the MotoGP World Championship, motorbike racing’s premier international competition, which will show how riders and teams live, prepare for and compete in the championship’s races of the 2021 season. The series will launch exclusively on Prime Video in the UK, France, Italy and Spain and […]

November 25, 2021

Orient Hontai to inject €620m into Mediapro

Chinese Group Orient Hontai is set to increase its share of in Spanish TV group Mediapro to 76 per cent in exchange for a €620 million injection to save the group from bankruptcy. Some €150 million will be paid immediately through subordinated debt. The additional €470 million will then be approved by a shareholding meeting […]

November 23, 2021From David Del Valle in Madrid