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ACE shuts down LatAm sports TV piracy ring

The Alliance for Creativity and Entertainment (ACE), the coalition dedicated to protecting the dynamic legal ecosystem for creative content, has shut down one of the largest football and live TV piracy operations in Latin America. The ACE action targeted and, as well as 40 additional domains, all operated by an Argentinian man. This […]

November 7, 2022By Colin Mann

beIN in Egypt anti-piracy action

beIN Media and its partner Cable Network Egypt (CNE), the distributor of encrypted television and radio channels in Egypt, instigated  legal action against major pirates in Egypt ahead of the UEFA Champions League and CAF Champions League finals – of which beIN’s  flagship sports channel beIN Sports holds the exclusive broadcasting rights in the Middle […]

May 30, 2022By Colin Mann

BT, Warner Bros Discovery confirm sports JV

Following its announcement of exclusive discussions on February 3rd, BT Group has agreed a set of definitive agreements with Warner Bros Discovery to form a 50:50 joint venture company to create a new premium sport offering for the UK & Ireland and to transfer the operating businesses of BT Sport to Warner Bros Discovery By […]

May 12, 2022By Colin Mann

Setanta Sports, WSC Sports bring AI highlights to OTT platform in Eurasia

Setanta Sports, a sports broadcasting company in the Eurasia region, has partnered with WSC Sports, the global leader in AI sports video technology, to bring automated highlights to its new OTT platform serving sports fans in 13 countries across Eurasia. For the first time ever, fans from Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Estonia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Latvia, Lithuania, […]

December 1, 2021

Amazon: Champions League in Italy in HDR

Amazon has announced it will air the UEFA Champions League in Italy in streaming 4K HDR. A total of 17 matches will be shown per season, every Wednesday, for three seasons, until 2023-2024, along with the UEFA Super Cup. The matches will be exclusively broadcast on Prime Video at no additional cost for Prime subscribers […]

August 6, 2021From Branislav Pekic in Rome