Media

The Swiss Competition Commission (Weko) has fined telco UPC around CHF30m ($33m/€27.9

Southeast Asian esports channel eGG Network, owned by Malaysian pay-television broadcaster Astro, has teamed up with former Formula One driver Alex Yoong's Axle Sport to launch an online-only racing series…

European football’s governing body, Uefa, has secured an order from the Irish High Court that requires a series of internet service providers in the country to block access to IP addresses of servers w…

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Marc Jury has been named chief executive of SuperSport, the pay-television broadcaster that operates across sub-Saharan Africa, as part of a wider shake-up at parent company Multichoice

The Walt Disney Group is planning to scale back its activities in pay-television and sport in the Indian subcontinent, as part of its global strategy shift towards its OTT streaming services and self-produced…

Campeonato Brasileiro Série A side Goiás has renewed its domestic media-rights agreement with media group Globo until 2024. Goiás’ current agreement was due to expire at the end of the 2021 season.

Italian public-service broadcaster Rai is reported to have put forward a plan to close its sports channel amid a wider cost-cutting effort

Subscription OTT streaming platform DAZN has aligned with social media platform TikTok and German football portal Kicker to launch a ‘Football Hub’ product for the German market.

League looks to expand presence in world's second most populous country

The Argentinian Football Association (AFA) and the newly-created Professional Football League (LPF) have cancelled pay-television broadcaster Fox Sports’ rights agreement for the Primera División, the to…

The dispute between France’s Professional Football League (LFP) and its domestic broadcast rights-holder Mediapro, the agency and production group, has intensified after the league body referred its c…

The International Swimming League has launched a new OTT platform that offers live streaming of events in nations that lack broadcast coverage, as well as supplementary programming to content provided…

Doha is to host the single-leg final of this year's AFC Champions League - Goal

The Disney-owned direct-to-consumer streaming platform ESPN+ has acquired US broadcast rights to the Scottish Premiership in one of a string of broadcast deals finalised by the Infront agency

The Nigerian division of pan-African media group Multichoice has argued that a proposed pay-as-you-go billing model is not technically or commercially viable

Commercial station TalkSport is set to retain radio rights in the UK for the British and Irish Lions’ tour of South Africa next year.

Jonathan Hill, the former agency executive and ex-commercial director at the Football Association, has been named as the new chief executive of the Football Association of Ireland (FAI)

German sports broadcaster Sport1 has boosted its sports rights portfolio by extending a content-sharing agreement with DAZN, giving it access to select rights from the streaming service’s portfolio, w…

Canal Plus will show the French Top 14 rugby union match between Toulon and Brive on its C8 free-to-air channel

Live Carabao Cup and English Football League Championship matches will be shown in Singapore and Indonesia from this month after deals were struck by the Singapore-based Reddentes Sports agency and Pitch…

Swedish telecoms and cable television operator Com Hem and DTT platform Boxer have agreed deals with international media group Discovery to carry the Dplay OTT streaming service

The Women’s Big Bash League will receive its biggest television footprint to date after Cricket Australia’s domestic broadcasters committed to wider coverage of the 2020 edition of the Twenty20 competition.

NBC Sports and start-up boxing broadcast and content platform Ring City USA have announced a partnership to televise a series of boxing matches on cable channel NBCSN through 2021.