Turner has grabbed U.S. rights to UEFA European soccer league games with plans to launch a direct-to-consumer streaming service next year. The deal marks the latest push by a major media conglom into…
British telco BT's pay-TV sports service, BT Sport, has secured the exclusive U.K. rights to soccer matches from UEFA Champions League and UEFA Europa League until the end of the 2020/21 season. The…
LONDON — Rupert Murdoch's German pay TV operator, Sky Deutschland, has extended its deal to broadcast matches from the UEFA Champions League, which comprises the top soccer teams in Europe, until…
With exactly 100 days to go before launch, Fox Sports 1 has set its opening day schedule and announced more hires.
Qatar-based Al Jazeera has initiated "informal contacts" with Barcelona-based Mediapro to explore the possibility of acquiring Spanish soccer league TV rights from September 2015.
The network is scheduled for an Aug. 17 launch and will be available in the 90 million homes reached by its ancestor Speed.
The wraps will come off a new national network when Fox Sports Media Group holds its first upfront Tuesday. The timing is apropos as talk of escalating rights costs dominates the industry and sports…
LONDON — ESPN has sold its U.K. and Ireland TV channels business to telecom giant British Telecom in a deal understood to be worth in the "low-to-mid tens of millions" of dollars. BT will continue to…
LONDON — U.K. telecom giant British Telecom has acquired ESPN’s U.K. and Ireland TV channels business in a deal understood to be worth in the “low tens of millions” of pounds. BT will continue to air…
ESPN has sold its U.K. and Ireland TV channels business to telecom giant British Telecom in a deal understood to be worth in the "low-to-mid tens of millions" of dollars.
German feevee operator Sky Deutschland has inked a deal with Deutsche Telekom to provide top league German soccer and other content offerings to the telco giant's TV subscribers.