August 13 – Germany’s Bundesliga has agreed with its Japanese broadcast partner SKY PerfecTV! to launch a live broadcast app – Bundesliga Live App – for the start of the season on September 7.
August 6 – Leeds United have become the fourth Premier League club to join the Socios.com blockchain-based Fan Token platform.
August 4 – Premier League Everton have become the latest club to join the blockchain-based Fan Token platform on the Chiliz platform.
June 28 – The Brazilian and Portuguese national federations have become the latest governing bodies to join the crypto-based rush to fan tokens.
May 20 – LaLiga are expanding their Microsoft partnership, announcing the tech giant as LaLiga’s global Tech and Innovation Partner.
April 21 – The Asian Football Confederation (AFC) has partnered with PPV and subscription-based digital broadcast platform Fanseat in eight European territories.
February 23 – Korea’s K League is launching a dedicated OTT platform for its top two leagues ahead of the start of the 2021 season that kicks off February 27.
January 29 – Barcelona, Cristiano Ronaldo and the Premier League are the most popular football brands in China’s digital media, but a newly launched David Beckham platform shows there is still power in the old warhorse’s name.
January 22 – Digital sports consultancy Seven League has released the third annual edition of its ‘seven key trends’ report that focuses on key areas of impact it expects to see in the digital sports landscape in 2021.
December 16 – Spanish giants Barcelona today launch their official channel on live streaming behemoth Twitch, opening with commentary of the club’s LaLiga match against Real Sociedad.
December 15 – OneFootball has acquired Dugout, one of the world’s largest digital football media businesses, taking over a key rival in a bid to expand its reach and digital footprint further.
December 2 – LaLiga has partnered with mobile technology company Mondia group to launch a subscription-based mobile focussed platform offering exclusive content and experiences. Called LaLiga Xtra, the content service will launch “in the coming months”.
November 2 – Premier League clubs are under increasing pressure to scrap pay-per-view fixtures during the upcoming second Covid-19 lockdown across England.
October 29 – Inter Milan have partnered with StarCasinò.sport who become the club’s official Infotainment Partner.