0
Video

Canal Plus and BeIN Sports finalise Ligue 1 sublicence rights deal

Wednesday 12 February 2020 | 12:22 CET | News
French broadcaster Canal Plus announced that its exclusive distribution and sub-licensing deal with BeIN Sports, announced in December, has been closed. Under the agreement, covering a renewable period of 5 years, Canal Plus will offer BeIN Sports' premium content within its pay-TV offering and will act as the exclusive distributor of BeIN Sports to third-party providers across all platforms in France, starting from 01 June 2020. BeIN Sports has also agreed to sub-license its 2020-2024 Ligue 1 rights to its partner on an exclusive basis. As a result, Canal Plus will be able to offer football

Thank you for visiting Telecompaper

Sign up below to get access to the rest of this article and all the telecom news you need.

  • Register free and gain access to even more articles from Telecompaper. Register here
  • Subscribe and get unlimited access to Telecompaper’s full coverage, with a customised choice of news, commentary, research and alerts.

Subscriptions

Already registered?



Categories: Broadcast & Satellite
Companies: beIN Sports / Canal Plus
Countries: France
::: add a comment

Add comment

Please login or register to leave a comment.

We welcome comments that add value to the discussion. We attempt to block comments that use offensive language or appear to be spam, and our editors frequently review the comments to ensure they are appropriate. If you see a comment that you believe is inappropriate to the discussion, you can bring it to our attention by using the report abuse links. As the comments are written and submitted by visitors of the Telecompaper website, they in no way represent the opinion of Telecompaper.


Related

French court orders Canal Plus to honour sublicense contract with BeIN Sports

Published 06 Aug 2021 10:01 CET | France
The commercial court of Nanterre has ruled that Canal Plus must honour the sub-licensing contract for exclusive broadcasting ...

BeIN Sports seeks court protection from creditors amid Ligue 1 legal wrangling in France

Published 02 Aug 2021 12:53 CET | France
BeIN Sports has been forced to place itself under the protection of the commercial court of Nanterre following an escalation in ...

BeIN Sports takes Canal Plus to court for breach of Ligue 1 sublicence rights deal

Published 16 Jul 2021 11:03 CET | France
BeIN Sports has started legal action against French broadcaster Canal Plus, seeking to enforce their sub-licensing contract for ...

Amazon secures Ligue 1 rights in France for 2021-2024 seasons, Canal Plus to retaliate with black-out

Published 14 Jun 2021 11:02 CET | France
France's football governing body LFP has awarded the Ligue 1 broadcasting rights returned by Mediapro to Amazon Prime Video for ...

French court rules against Canal Plus in dispute with LFP over football rights auction

Published 12 Mar 2021 14:57 CET | France
The commercial court in Paris has dismissed a legal challenge brought by Canal Plus against French football league governing body ...

StarTimes denies winding-up order over USD 11 mln debt to BeIN

Published 03 Mar 2021 09:38 CET | Hong Kong
StarTimes says it is not subject to any winding-up court order, following a petition filed in a Hong Kong court against it by ...

Canal Plus agrees TV rights deal to air all Ligue 1 matches for current season

Published 05 Feb 2021 10:14 CET | France
The French football league governing body, LFP, has sold to Canal Plus the Ligue 1 broadcasting rights for the 2020-2021 season ...

France's football league fails to sell broadcasting rights in new auction

Published 02 Feb 2021 11:25 CET | France
The French football league governing body, LFP, said that it was unable to award the lots of Ligue 1 broadcasting rights returned ...

Mediapro's Telefoot channel signs distribution deal with Bouygues Telecom

Published 17 Aug 2020 09:41 CET | France
Mediapro's forthcoming French pay-TV channel, airing most of the Ligue 1 football games, will be available directly via the IPTV ...

Altice France to share Champions League rights with Mediapro, distribute Telefoot channel

Published 28 Jul 2020 10:27 CET | France
SFR's parent company Altice France has reached an agreement to share its exclusive rights for UEFA's Champions League and Europa ...

Canal Plus renews French rights to European Tour, Ryder Cup, WGC golf competitions

Published 24 Jul 2020 11:27 CET | France
French broadcaster Canal Plus has announced that its pay-TV customers will continue to have access to several golf tournaments on ...

TF1 to support Mediapro's launch of Ligue 1 football channel with 'Telefoot' brand

Published 02 Jun 2020 16:45 CET | France
Broadcaster TF1 announced a four-year partnership with Spanish media group Mediapro, which owns exclusive French broadcasting ...

French broadcast authority opens application process for multiplex licence on DTT platform

Published 05 Mar 2020 08:59 CET | France
France's broadcasting watchdog CSA is inviting applications for the DTT licence currently held by Canal Plus on multiplex R3, ...

Canal Plus to offer Disney+ at no extra charge with three of its packages

Published 26 Feb 2020 13:03 CET | France
French broadcaster Canal Plus announced on Twitter that Disney+, the new streaming service launching on 24 March, will be offered ...

Canal Plus secures pay-TV rights for Europa League games

Published 12 Dec 2019 10:55 CET | France
Canal Plus has acquired one of the two main pay-TV packages of UEFA Europa League broadcasting rights in France for the 2021-2024 ...

French broadcaster Canal Plus in talks with BeIN Sports for Ligue 1 sublicence rights deal

Published 10 Dec 2019 09:48 CET | France
Canal Plus and BeIN Sports are in exclusive talks over a five-year distribution and licensing deal taking effect from 2020. Under ...

BeIN Sports and Canal Plus win back rights to broadcast UEFA Champions League in France

Published 02 Dec 2019 09:10 CET | France
BeIN Sports announced that it has secured one of the two main packages of UEFA Champions League broadcasting rights in France for ...

Canal Plus loses Ligue 1 TV rights to Mediapro as auction raises EUR 1.15 bln

Published 30 May 2018 09:24 CET | France | Update: 30 May 2018 10:02 CET
The French football league LFP said it has awarded five of the seven packages of Ligue 1 broadcast rights for the 2020-2024 ...





Calendar   /   Industry Events

19 Jan Fujitsu ActivateNow: Technology Summit
20 Jan Limelight Networks Q4 2021
20 Jan Netflix Q4 2021
25 Jan Ericsson Q4 2021
25 Jan Microsoft fiscal Q2
25 Jan F5 fiscal Q1
25 Jan Verizon Q4 2021
25 Jan European 5G Conference
26 Jan AT&T Q4 2021
26 Jan Corning Q4 2021
26 Jan Intel Q4 2021
26 Jan Calix Q4 2021
26 Jan Crown Castle Q4 2021
27 Jan Extreme Networks fiscal Q2
27 Jan Samsung Electronics Q4 2021
27 Jan Juniper Networks Q4 2021
27 Jan STMicroelectronics Q4 2021
27 Jan MTN Nigeria Q4 2021
27 Jan Elisa Q4 2021
27 Jan Rogers Communications Q4 2021
27 Jan Comcast Q4 2021
27 Jan Apple fiscal Q1
27 Jan FCC meeting
::: More Calendar Items