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beIN SPORTS

/ 152 days ago

DAZN leading the race for domestic TV rights to Ligue 1

The Ligue 1 domestic rights in France are up for renewal, and DAZN is emerging as the favorite to broadcast the league for the next five seasons. The streaming service is currently broadcasting Ligue 1 via Canal+, a sports channel in France. DAZN is also the home of the French top flight in Austria, Belgium, […]

Business of Soccer

/ 190 days ago

After spending billions, DAZN wants to raise $1 billion more

DAZN is apparently looking to raise significant new funds heading into 2024. According to Bloomberg, the London-based sports streaming platform has held several discussions with potential investors in recent months. Sources at the company claim that DAZN is even exploring the possibility of raising around $1 billion. The move would help the company expand their […]

DAZN

/ 195 days ago

DAZN still targets domestic Premier League rights

The Premier League is still searching for a domestic rights partner for the four-season cycle from 2025/26 to 2028/29, and DAZN wants in. The streaming platform has assembled a collection of leagues across the world for both domestic and international audiences. For example, it has domestic broadcast rights to Ligue 1 in France and LaLiga […]

DAZN

/ 237 days ago

DAZN, Sky retain Serie A rights in Italy in $4.8 billion deal

DAZN and Sky will return as the domestic broadcast rights holders for Serie A. The upcoming deal runs for the next five seasons. Therefore, it will expire at the end of the 2028/29 campaign. The duo is paying a combined $4.8 billion for the five-year deal. As a result, Serie A is pulling in $960 […]

DAZN

/ 259 days ago

DAZN enter fray against Sky Sports-TNT sports for EPL TV rights

Reports indicate that DAZN will most certainly participate in the next EPL TV rights auction, which might be rather competitive. The domestic rights of the Premier League were last put up for auction in 2018, bringing in $6.2 billion and drastically altering the playing field for teams. Because of this ruling, even mid-table teams now […]

Italy

/ 285 days ago

Serie A considers direct-to-consumer streaming platform

With the new season underway, Italy's premier league, Serie A, is at a critical juncture regarding its broadcasting and streaming rights. Current rights expire at the end of the 2023/24 season. With bids coming in below the League’s target, there is now talk of Serie A launching its own service. Broadcasters failing to meet Serie […]

ATA Football

/ 305 days ago

DAZN takes over ATA Football to grow women's soccer coverage

Streaming platform DAZN announced the acquisition of ATA Football, a leader in covering women's soccer. As a result of the takeover, DAZN will have coverage of all the leagues ATA Football offered. DAZN is no stranger to covering women's soccer, either. The streaming platform has provided coverage of the UEFA Women's Champions League for international […]

DAZN

/ 313 days ago

Saudi Pro League secures DAZN broadcasting deal in UK

The rapidly emerging Saudi Pro League made a major move by securing a broadcasting deal with streaming service DAZN in the UK. The landmark deal provides exposure and credibility to a league trying to build on its prominence ahead of a key season in the league. The agreement has DAZN show every game live from […]

Canada

/ 320 days ago

The future of watching soccer on TV is happening in Canada

The landscape of soccer broadcasting has undergone a seismic shift in recent years. Streaming services are displacing traditional television as the primary home for the most coveted competitions. Major tournaments like the World Cup and Euros air on conventional networks like CTV and TSN in Canada, leveraging their unrivaled reach. However, prominent leagues across Europe […]

Italy

/ 362 days ago

Serie A unable to get favorable offers for domestic rights

Serie A is struggling to land domestic broadcasting rights. The league's broadcasting rights, at both domestic and international levels, expire at the end of the 2023/24 season. However, as seen with the Premier League in 2022, leagues like to have their broadcast rights locked up some time in advance. The Italian top flight is entering […]

DAZN ending many free Women's Champions League streams

Fans of women's soccer looking to tune in to one of the top competitions in the world will have to fork over some cash next year. The UEFA Women's Champions League will no longer be free to watch – at least not entirely. DAZN, the global rights holder for the tournament, have announced that most […]

beIN SPORTS

/ 404 days ago

beIN SPORTS and DAZN team up to battle illegal streams

DAZN and beIN SPORTS are supporting a new worldwide task force with the mission to combat illegal streams of sports. Piracy of soccer streaming is a major issue for streaming services, such as beIN SPORTS and DAZN. A Parks Associates estimate put the cost of piracy at $113 billion for streaming services by 2027. According […]

EFL names Sky Sports as preferred bidder for UK rights

The EFL picked Sky Sports out of potential suitors as its preferred bidder for the UK rights in the near future. The primary competition came from DAZN, which wanted to stream every EFL match on the service. Now, Sky Sports and the EFL will go into final contract details for the rights that start with […]

DAZN

/ 460 days ago

Serie A looking into buying Sky Italia from owners Comcast

Serie A, the top flight of Italian soccer, is considering a move to buy media entity Sky Italia, the Italian branch of Sky Sports. Sky Sports falls under the umbrella of Comcast, which purchased Sky in 2018 for over $40 billion. According to Italian daily paper La Stempa, Serie A is looking to create its […]