0
Video

Ziggo Sport loses F1 rights as NENT rumoured to enter Dutch market

Tuesday 18 May 2021 | 11:01 CET | News
Update: 18 May 2021 | 13:10 CET
Ziggo Sport will no longer show the Formula 1 races in the Netherlands from next season. Sports marketing specialist Chris Woerts told the programme Veronica Inside that the broadcast rights are expected to go to Nordic Entertainment Group, which is planning a new pay-TV channel.

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?


[18/05/2021 13:10- Update: Updates with Ziggo comment.]


Categories: Broadcast & Satellite
Companies: Amazon / ESPN / Nordic Entertainment / RTL / Ziggo
Countries: Netherlands
::: 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

Ziggo Sport sets new F1 viewing record with Dutch GP

Published 06 Sep 2021 16:00 CET | Netherlands
Ziggo said the Dutch Grand Prix in Zandvoort on 05 September was the best-watched Formula 1 race ever in the Netherlands. The ...

Ziggo Sport acquires MotoGP rights for 3 seasons

Published 31 Aug 2021 11:13 CET | Netherlands
Ziggo Sport has acquired the exclusive TV rights to MotoGP in the Netherlands for the next three seasons. From the new season ...

Bundesliga matches only available on YouTube in the Netherlands

Published 18 Aug 2021 13:29 CET | Netherlands
The German Bundesliga football matches cannot be seen live for Dutch TV viewers, RTL reported. The Nordic Entertainment Group ...

Ziggo Sport gets new director from September

Published 21 Jul 2021 10:22 CET | Netherlands
Marcel Beerthuizen has been named the new director of Dutch channel Ziggo Sport from 01 September. He replaces Will Moerer, who ...

Ziggo revamps sports bundles after ESPN changes channels

Published 21 Jul 2021 10:18 CET | Netherlands
Dutch cable operator Ziggo is changing its subscriptions for premium sports and film channels from 01 August. This follows ...

Ziggo risks losing more customers from 2022 if it doesn't invest in new content

Published 15 Jul 2021 12:58 CET | Netherlands
Ziggo recently lost its rights to show Formula 1 from 2022. Did the Dutch operator make the right decision to withdraw from the ...

NENT takes exclusive rights to Premier League in Netherlands, Poland, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania

Published 07 Jul 2021 09:45 CET | Estonia
Nordic Entertainment Group (NENT Group) has won Premier League rights for the Netherlands, Poland, Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania, ...

Ziggo Sport to continue showing motor sports and Formula 1 Cafe

Published 14 Jun 2021 08:54 CET | Netherlands
Ziggo Sport wants to keep showing motor sports in order to avoid a big drop in subscribers, director Will Moerer told the AD. ...

Ziggo loses broadcasting rights to US NBA games

Published 25 May 2021 16:12 CET | Netherlands
Ziggo has lost its broadcasting rights to US National Basketball Association (NBA) games. From next season, Ziggo Sport will no ...

Wrap-up week 20: T-Mobile NL te koop, Viaplay naar Nederland, grote mediafusies

Published 25 May 2021 12:01 CET | Netherlands
De afgelopen week stond vooral in het teken van de nodige 'corporate actions'. Ook op het gebied van video was er het nodige de ...

NENT acquires Dutch rights to PDC darts from 2022

Published 25 May 2021 10:45 CET | Netherlands
Nordic Entertainment Group (NENT Group) has acquired the exclusive rights to broadcast live darts events from the Professional ...

NENT to launch Viaplay in Netherlands after taking Dutch rights to F1, Bundesliga

Published 20 May 2021 08:46 CET | Netherlands
Nordic Entertainment Group (NENT Group) said it will be launching its Viaplay streaming service in the Netherlands in the first ...

Ziggo raakt uitzendrechten Formule 1 na dit seizoen kwijt

Published 18 May 2021 08:43 CET | Netherlands | Update: 18 May 2021 11:15 CET
Ziggo Sport raakt de uitzendrechten voor de Formule 1 kwijt. De doorgaans goed ingelichte sportmarketeer Chris Woerts vertelde ...

NENT Group, Formula 1 enter exclusive rights partnership in Poland

Published 07 May 2021 08:38 CET | Poland
Nordic Entertainment Group (NENT Group) and Formula 1 have agreed their first media rights partnership in Poland. Starting in ...

Ziggo Sport extends Indycar rights, Talpa buys WWE programmes

Published 08 Apr 2021 16:01 CET | Netherlands
Dutch broadcaster Ziggo Sport has acquired the rights again for the Indycar Series in 2021. The new racing competition starts 18 ...

Ziggo Sport tries out AR commentary for El Clasico football match

Published 08 Apr 2021 11:02 CET | Netherlands
Ziggo Sport is trying out a mobile augmented reality service for its upcoming broadcast of El Clasico, the match between Spanish ...

Ziggo to show Formula 1 in 4K

Published 25 Feb 2021 10:48 CET | Netherlands
Dutch cable operator Ziggo announced plans to start showing Formula 1 in 4K. From the start of the new season on 26 March, all F1 ...

Ziggo adds new tennis channel to sports package

Published 26 Jan 2021 16:45 CET | Netherlands
Dutch cable operator Ziggo is launching the new channel Ziggo Sport Tennis from 01 March. The 24-7 channel will feature live ...

Ziggo extends sponsorship agreement with Ajax

Published 07 Jan 2021 11:39 CET | Netherlands
Amsterdam football club Ajax and main sponsor Ziggo have extended their existing agreement for one year. The current agreement ...

Ziggo Sport celebrates 5th anniversary

Published 13 Nov 2020 10:59 CET | Netherlands
Ziggo Sport is marking its five-year anniversary with a special broadcast on 13 November. Over the past week the public was ...

NENT creates new role to make sports a major part of geographic expansion

Published 03 Aug 2020 12:47 CET | Scandinavia
Nordic Entertainment Group (NENT) has announced the appointment of Peter Norrelund as EVP and head of Expansion & Sport with ...

NENT acquires exclusive Nordic rights to Formula 1 for 2022-2024

Published 04 Mar 2020 08:34 CET | Scandinavia
Nordic Entertainment Group (NENT) said it has acquired the exclusive pan-Nordic media rights to Formula 1 races, from 2022 to ...

Nordic Entertainment extends Formula 1 media rights agreements

Published 13 Jun 2018 13:38 CET | Scandinavia
Nordic Entertainment Group (NENT Group) said that it has reached an agreement with Formula 1 to extends its exclusive media ...