BeIN Sports has acquired exclusive rights to the UEFA Champions League in France for the 2021-2024 period. The pay-TV broadcaster’s subscribers will have access to 104 live matches every season, in addition to the highlights of every game. BeIN Sports will air live Champions League matches in high definition on its family of French-language TV channels and stream the action live on its digital platform, beIN Sports Connect. The network is also expected to provide full match replays and related programming throughout the cycle.
Pay-television broadcaster beIN Sports has acquired French rights to the UEFA Euro 2020 Championship. The network will air 28 matches live exclusively on its family of channels, while the 23 other Euro 2020 matches will be shared with commercial networks TF1 and M6. Coverage of all 51 matches in the UEFA Euro 2020 tournament on beIN Sports will include near-live and on-demand clips, match highlights and auxiliary programming. All the Euro 2020 action will be available to stream live on over-the-top (OTT) streaming platform beIN Sports Connect, which subscribers can access online and via the service’s Android and iOS mobile devices.
BeIN Sports has acquired four packages of the French Ligue 1 rights in France, which will grant its family of television channels and online streaming platform permission to air Ligue 1 matches from 2016 to 2020. Package Three counts 22 matches, 12 of which will be shared. It also includes three magazine programs on Friday, Saturday and Sunday evenings. Other packages cover multiplex rights on match weeks 19, 37 and 38, in addition to the Trophée des Champions game, magazine programs on Mondays and Fridays, as well as on demand content. French Ligue 1 games will be broadcast in high definition on beIN Sports 1, beIN Sports 2, beIN Sports 3, beIN Sports MAX channels, as well as on over-the-top (OTT) platform beIN Sports Connect in France.
BeIN Sports has extended its multi-platform German Bundesliga broadcast rights in France. The French pay-TV broadcaster will cover the matches on its linear TV networks and beIN Sports Max channels, as well as on the beIN Sports Connect OTT platform for computers, tablets, smartphones and smart TVs. The deal is expected to run until 2021.
BeIN Sports has renewed its multi-platform Italian Serie A rights in France, following a successful agreement with the IMG agency. BeIN Sports will provide extensive coverage of Italy’s top division through its linear networks and MAX channels, until the end of the 2020/21 season. The pay-TV broadcaster will air live Serie A matches every week, in addition to multiple full-match replays and magazine shows. All games televised will be available for subscribers in France to watch online and on mobile devices in high definition, via OTT service beIN Sports Connect.
beIN Sports has secured exclusive broadcast rights for the Spanish La Liga in France. The pay-TV broadcaster, who retained its existing deal back in 2018 for the following three seasons, will telecast live games on TV, and also provide streams on its OTT platform, beIN Sports Connect.