Advanced Television


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

China: iQiyi scores Premier League rights

iQiyi Sports, the Chinese video platform, has signed a deal to be the exclusive digital broadcast partner of the Premier League in China until the end of the 2024/25 season. The joint sports media venture between marketing firm Super Sports Media and Baidu-owned iQiyi have acquired the rights to all 380 matches per season, with […]

July 23, 2021

Spain: DAZN extends Premier League rights

DAZN will keep on showing the Premier League in Spain until 2025. The online sports platform has renewed their contract with the top-flight English football league for another three years, giving it the rights to 235 matches per season. Its current deal expires after the 2021/22 season. An agreement with Movistar means matches can also […]

July 14, 2021

Premier League pirate jailed

A UK man who ran an operation offering illegal access to Premier League football has been jailed for 16 months. Paul Faulkner appeared in front of Liverpool Crown Court in the northwest of England on July 6th after pleading guilty to multiple copyright and fraud offences, including accessing pirate content for his own use. Faulkner […]

July 8, 2021By Colin Mann

beIN to air Champions League, Europa League finals in MENA

beIN Sports will broadcast the UEFA Champions League final and the UEFA Europa League final live and exclusively to its viewers and subscribers across the 23 countries of the Middle East and North Africa (MENA), from Morocco in the west to Oman in the east – and every country in between. The UEFA Europa League […]

May 25, 2021

2021 Champions League, Europa League finals free on BT Sport

BT Sport is making the 2021 UEFA Europa League Final and the UEFA Champions League Final available for everyone in the UK to watch whether on TV, online or on mobile and using the latest broadcast technology. Both finals will be available for free on the BT Sport website, the BT Sport YouTube channel and […]

May 21, 2021

EPL agrees broadcast rights renewals

As anticipated, English Premier League clubs have unanimously agreed a proposal to conclude a three-year renewal of the League’s UK live and non-live broadcast agreements with Sky Sports, BT Sport, Amazon Prime Video and BBC Sport. This follows approval in principle for the renewal from Government after an extensive period of consideration. The approval from […]

May 13, 2021By Colin Mann

Man Utd partners with StarTimes to offer MUTV in Africa

Manchester United fans in Africa can now gain access to MUTV under an agreement with StarTimes, the digital TV operator. StarTimes will distribute MUTV to subscribers in over 30 countries across sub-Saharan African, representing the biggest agreement of its kind by Manchester United in the region. Viewers in countries including Nigeria, South Africa, Kenya and […]

February 25, 2021

All Premier League on TV until fans return

The Premier League has confirmed all fixtures for the 2020/21 season will continue to be made available to fans to watch live in the UK. This arrangement will be extended until Government guidance permits supporters to return to stadiums. All matches will be shown via existing broadcast partners Sky Sports, BT Sport, Amazon Prime Video […]

February 18, 2021By Colin Mann

BT Sport’s ‘Matchday Experience’ immersion now on Android

BT Sport customers will be able to enjoy Matchday Experience on the BT Sport app for the first time on February 2nd. With sports fans currently unable to watch live sport in stadiums, Matchday Experience is a collection of immersive and innovative viewing features getting fans closer to the action. Launched earlier this season to […]

February 1, 2021