Media Notes: Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games To Be Live Streamed On YouTube
The Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games "are set to be live streamed on YouTube with the aim to 'extend the reach' of the Games." Live output from the Games every day "is set to be followed by two-hour long daily highlights." The coverage will be available across Europe, the U.S., South America and parts of Asia: where Glasgow 2014 retains Internet rights (THE DRUM, 7/15). ... German pay-TV sports channel sportdigital "will add Belgium’s first-division football league to its schedule and report live from the Jupiler League" starting with the '14-15 season (BROADBAND TV NEWS, 7/16). ... Spanish broadcaster Atresmedia, "which includes Antena 3 and laSexta, among other channels," on Tuesday announced it acquired the rights to Barcelona's five preseason games ahead of the upcoming campaign. Atresmedia, however, did not announce which channels will carry which games. Telecinco, "meanwhile, will broadcast" Real Madrid's Int'l Champions Cup matches (AS, 7/16).