January 18 – Streaming platform DAZN has dropped its pay wall for all women’s live football broadcasts for the remainder of the 2023-24 season.
January 9 – With just five days to go before the kick off the African Cup of Nations in the Ivory Coast, the UK’s Sky Sports have signed a broadcast agreement.
January 5 – The Turkish Football Federation (TFF) has launched a tender for the broadcasting rights for the matches of the country’s top two football leagues – Super Lig and First Lig for the next three seasons.
December 5 – The Premier League has agreed a new record £6.7 billion domestic television deal with Sky Sports and TNT Sports to show up to 270 live games a season, replacing the current £5 billion deal which runs until 2025.
December 5 – Greece’s PAOK Thessaloniki have sent an angry letter to Greece’s public broadcaster complaining of ERT’s decision not to broadcast live PAOK’s Conference League match against Eintracht Frankfurt on 30 November 2023.
December 1 – FIFA president Gianni Infantino has stressed the need for broadcasters to pay “a fair price” for the commercial rights to women’s football.
November 27 – Germany’s Bundesliga has signed a long-term deal with South Korean digital streamer Coupang Play, beginning at the start of next season. Coupang wlll have exclusive rights to stream Bundesliga and Bundesliga 2, as well as the German Supercup and the relegation play-off matches in its home territory.
October 23 – DAZN and Sky have renewed their Serie A broadcast deals for the next five seasons in a deal worth at least €4.5 billion.
October 18 – France’s Professional Football League (LFP) announced Tuesday that it had not received offers meeting the reserve prices for its domestic broadcast rights packages covering the 2024-2029 period.
October 16 – Streaming giant DAZN is building a portfolio in Saudi media rights after acquiring the global rights to the Saudi Women’s Premier League to add to the SPL rights.
October 10 – ESPN has agreed an extension to its broadcast rights for the Netherlands’ Eredivisie, Eerste Divisie and KNVB Beker until 2030.
October 5 – David Beckham has fiercely defended his decision to accept millions of pounds from Qatar to serve as a football ambassador for last year’s World Cup.
October 3 – The English Football League (EFL) is tendering international broadcast rights to its three division (72 teams) for the 2024 to 2028 period.
September 26 – With Canada one of the top four seeds with automatic entry into the quarter finals of the third edition of Concacaf’s Nations League, the country’s dedicated soccer channel, OneSoccer, has moved to secure all broadcast rights.