Featured Story

RTÉ Secures Rights To Ireland's Euro 2020, 2022 World Cup Qualifiers

Published in SportsBusiness Daily Global on 08 / 24 / 17

RTÉ Sport secured exclusive free-to-air broadcast rights to the Republic of Ireland's Euro 2020 and 2022 World Cup qualifiers. In a separate agreement, RTÉ Sport secured the exclusive free-to-air broadcast rights in the Republic of Ireland for the finals of Euro 2020, which will featur...

Read More

Tags: Europe, Media

More Stories

08/25/16
More Than 4M Watch German Cup Match

German public broadcaster ARD "recorded more than 4 million viewers for its DFB-Pokal (German Cup) coverage on Monday," according to Robert Meyer of QUOTENMETER. The game between Borussia Dortmund and Eintracht Trier drew 4.23 million viewers. The number translated into a market share of 14.6%. In t ...

Tags: Media, Europe

08/25/16
BBC Delivers Record-Breaking Coverage

Coverage on mobile saw the BBC deliver "record-breaking coverage for the recently-concluded 2016 Olympic Games," according to Tim Skinner of TELECOMS.com. The BBC said that 102.3 million unique global browser sessions "made use of BBC Sport’s coverage of the games in Rio," across its full ...

Tags: Media, United Kingdom

08/25/16
Qantas, CA In Live Streaming Talks

Qantas "is working through the final stages of negotiations with Cricket Australia" to allow passengers on its domestic and int'l flights to stream live matches at 30,000 feet, according to Mitchell Bingemann of THE AUSTRALIAN. Qantas will trial in-flight Wi-Fi on its fleet of domestic Boeing 7 ...

Tags: Australia, Media

08/25/16
Media Notes

Latin American pay-TV is dominated by DirecTV/Sky and Claro/America Movil , which will reportedly "together account for nearly half" the region’s pay-TV subs by the end of '16. This share "will be maintained for the next five years." Three more pan-regional operators, Telefonica/Movistar , ...

Tags: Media

08/24/16
BCCI For Transparency In IPL Media Rights

In a bid "to maintain transparency and fairness" in awarding the lucrative Indian Premier League media rights, the Board of Control for Cricket in India has told Sony Max "to join the bidding process with other interested bidders," according to the PTI. Sony Max "had the TV rights since IPL's incept ...

Tags: Media, India

08/24/16
Half Of Most-Shared Oly Ads From Rio

Half of the top 10 most shared Olympic ads of all time "come from the Rio Games, with ads from Channel 4, Under Armour, Nike and P&G making the all-time chart," according to PR WEEK. Channel 4’s "We’re the superhumans" is the "most shared ad of the Rio Olympics." The ad promotin ...

Tags: Media, Brazil

08/24/16
Football Takes Gold In Twitter Olympics

Football emerged with the Gold Medal in the Twitter Olympics, with Neymar's "decisive spot-kick in the penalty shoot-out against Germany generating more Tweets per minute than any other piece of Rio 2016 sporting action," according to David Owen of INSIDE WORLD FOOTBALL. The home side’s talism ...

Tags: Media, Brazil

08/24/16
Media Notes

Liga MX side Chivas Guadalajara owner Grupo Omnilife CEO José Luis Higuera said that errors during Chivas TV's broadcast of Saturday's game against Atlas "were caused when the platform for the streaming service was hacked." Higuera said, "We are having problems, the problems from Saturd ...

Tags: Media

08/23/16
Bundesliga Opener In Virtual Reality

Fox Sports and NextVR will provide football fans with a unique perspective by producing Friday’s opening match of the '16-17 Bundesliga season in virtual reality. The game between defending German champion Bayern Munich and Werder Bremen will be the first live broadcast of a Bundesliga match t ...

Tags: Media, Europe

08/23/16
Mediaset Seeking Court Enforcement

Italian broadcaster Mediaset has “asked a Milan court to enforce the agreed sale of its pay-TV arm to French media company Vivendi,” according to Za & Rosemain of REUTERS. Mediaset also said in a statement that it risked losing €1.5B ($1.7B) if Vivendi "did not honor the de ...

Tags: Media, Europe

Video Powered By - Castfire CMS Powered By - Sitecore

Report a Bug