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NENT Group scores Champions League rights in Baltics

Nordic Entertainment Group (NENT Group), the Nordic streaming company, has secured the exclusive rights to show UEFA Champions League, UEFA Europa League and UEFA Europa Conference League football in Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania from the 2021/2022 season up to and including the 2023/2024 season. NENT Group will launch its Viaplay streaming service in the three […]

December 3, 2020

Dugout signs OTT partnership with Fanatiz

Dugout has announced a partnership with streaming platform Fanatiz as the global media company enters the OTT streaming market for the first time. Dugout’s inaugural live streaming partnership will complement Fanatiz’s current OTT offering and strengthen Dugout’s position in the global football market. Dugout’s live, behind-the-scenes and archive footage will now be amplified to Fanatiz’s […]

September 11, 2020

Orange Spain offers free football for a year

Orange Spain will offer all football for free during 2020-2021 season to new subscribers who sign up before September 30th. La Liga, La Liga SmartBank (second division), the Champions League and Europa League will be available for free for all new customers in an attempt to boost subscriptions and stem the loss – in the […]

August 18, 2020From David Del Valle in Madrid

Spain: MiTele pulls out of football rights war

Movistar and Orange will be the only operators in Spain to offer La Liga, UEFA Champions League and UEFA Europa League, with Mediaset’s streaming platform MiTele Plus withdrawing from the bidding process for lack of profitability. MiTele had strongly bet on football to win subscribers but with all the competitions cancelled as a result of […]

June 25, 2020From David Del Valle in Madrid

Barça TV+ kicks off

Leading Spanish football club FC Barcelona has launched its new streaming service – Barça TV+ – together with its CULERS Premium Membership programme. Both offerings are part of the club’s new digital strategy and reflect the new ways in which fans are engaging with sports and entertainment brands worldwide. Barça claims to be the current […]

June 4, 2020By Colin Mann