DFL and Charlton plot sports OTT platform in Mena region

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The German Football League (DFL) has been working with Israeli pay-television broadcaster Charlton with a view to setting up an over-the-top sports broadcast offering in the Middle East and North Africa that would showcase the Bundesliga.

Following the move by pay-television broadcaster beIN Sports to opt against renewing its Bundesliga deal, the league has been left without a broadcaster in the Mena region since the start of the 2020-21 season and has been working on its own solution, it has emerged.

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