Will Canal + save French Football? TPS, then Orange, then BeIN Sports, then Altice and finally Mediapro,” Saada told Los Echos. “At best, he’s not orthodox,” an unnamed French club president told the Financial Times of Mediapro co-founder Jaume Roures. No question, therefore, of putting the financial health of the group at risk, especially since Canal + has not lost subscribers, despite the loss of many Ligue 1 posters. Canal Plus is reportedly planning to bid for the rights to France’s Ligue 1 if negotiations between current holder Mediapro and the French football league (LFP) fail. 0. “I think Canal+ is enjoying the LFP’s current discomfort after all the negative press about Canal+ losing the Ligue 1 rights when the new deal was unveiled,” the analyst says. if (document.referrer) document.write ("&referer=" + escape(document.referrer)); Ligue 1, droits TV : Mediapro a assigné Canal en justice Mediapro a lancé une action en justice contre Canal+, estimant que la chaîne cryptée tente de l'évincer du marché. [CDATA[ if (document.MAX_used != ',') document.write ("&exclude=" + document.MAX_used); document.write (document.charset ? document.write ('&cb=' + m3_r); This website uses cookies, including third party ones, We broadcast 16 football leagues from around the world. document.write (document.charset ? Ligue 1 operator Ligue de Football Professionnel (LFP) are reportedly mulling a return to Canal+ as its relationship with Mediapro teeters on collapse. En conflit avec la LFP au sujet des droits TV de la Ligue 1 et de la Ligue 2, Mediapro ... contrairement à Mediapro. . document.write ("&loc=" + escape(window.location)); Martin Ross. Au cœur du conflit : l'appel d'offres pour les droits TV de la période 2020-2024, remporté par Mediapro pour un montant record (780 M EUR par saison payés par Mediapro pour la Ligue 1… "I'm worried about the financial stability of the clubs," Marseille coach Andre Villas-Boas said Friday. document.write ("?zoneid=1716"); document.write ("&loc=" + escape(window.location)); if (document.mmm_fo) document.write ("&mmm_fo=1"); We are 26 years old. Football : le diffuseur de la Ligue 1 Mediapro attaque Canal+ en justice. document.write ("&loc=" + escape(window.location)); Depuis plus de trente ans, on magnifie la Ligue 1. '&charset='+document.charset : (document.characterSet ? '&charset='+document.charset : (document.characterSet ? if (document.mmm_fo) document.write ("&mmm_fo=1"); if (!document.MAX_used) document.MAX_used = ','; if (document.referrer) document.write ("&referer=" + escape(document.referrer)); Maxime Saada confirms his network will not be “reinvesting at a loss” if current broadcast deal collapses. Now that’s not happening. Em maio de 2018, a LFP, organizadora da Ligue 1 e da Ligue 2, anunciou com empolgação seu novo acordo recorde para a transmissão das duas primeiras divisões francesas entre 2020 e 2024. Mediapro’s Ligue 1 rights deal “untenable”, says Canal+ president. 20 December 2020 @ 10:00:00 UTC, , DTVE: the week in view – 2020 was the year of the SVOD – and 2021 is going to be even bigger digitaltveurope.com/comment/2020-w… https://t.co/bGu5A73McE document.write ("?zoneid=1738"); Question du 26 novembre. if (document.context) document.write ("&context=" + escape(document.context)); 1. “At worse, he’s a pirate.” With Canal+ in a strong position, claiming to have barely lost any subscribers since Ligue 1 largely departed the platform, they are in little need to bid big to regain the rights. document.write ("&loc=" + escape(window.location)); document.write (""); Mediapro paid €780 million to … 'https://servedby.informatm.com/ajs.php':'http://servedby.informatm.com/ajs.php'); The group’s ‘total subscriber portfolio’ reached 20.4 million in the latest quarter, up from 19 million last year, including 8.6 million subscriptions in France. document.write ("'>"); '&charset='+document.characterSet : '')); Linkedin. Mediapro then skipped a €172.3 million (£158 million) payment due to Ligue 1 in early October, the second instalment due on its four-year contract, and … Watching from the sidelines after securing a sublicensed, two match per round Ligue 1 rights deal with BeIN Sports, Saada confirmed that in the event of a new tender “there is no question of plunging Canal+ into the red by reinvesting at a loss in football”. Teléfoot, Mediapro’s new €25.90 (US$30) a month pay-TV offering, which also airs most live Ligue 1 and Ligue 2 games, as well as Uefa Champions League matches, was … According to RMC Sport, LFP could turn to Canal+, which previously held the rights up until last season should Mediapro continue to refuse to pay. if (document.MAX_used != ',') document.write ("&exclude=" + document.MAX_used); document.write ("&tags=canal%2Cligue-1%2Cmediapro"); Pinterest. When undoing the alliance with Mediapro, the LFP will have to find a strong and solvent broadcaster; Canal Plus is a latent option, as the channel is ready to pay Ligue 1 for €590-million, plus around € 100M of achievable bonuses. '&charset='+document.charset : (document.characterSet ? Speaking to Les Echos, the Canal+ president warned the LFP that it would not swoop in to pick up the pieces should Mediapro default on its contract. Mediapro ‘launches counter legal move’ against Canal Plus in Ligue 1 wrangle The Mediapro agency and production group has launched counter legal action against Canal Plus, it has emerged, accusing the French pay-television broadcaster of an “abuse of a dominant position” and “ab… Home Sports Football Ligue 1 – TV: Mediapro ruined, Canal and BeIN on the... Sports; Football Ligue 1 – TV: Mediapro ruined, Canal and BeIN on the lookout! Pour cela, le groupe sino-espagnol Mediapro, à qui appartient l'antenne, a décidé de mettre les grands moyens en achetant les droits de la Ligue 1 et de la Ligue des Champions. "Mediapro has a turnover of two billion euros. if (!document.MAX_used) document.MAX_used = ','; Saada projected in May 2018 that Mediapro would need to net close to seven million subscribers each paying €15 (US$17.50) per month in order to monetise its Ligue 1 rights investment. if (document.context) document.write ("&context=" + escape(document.context)); Click here for more information on our, United Group in talks to buy Bulgaria’s Nova Broadcasting Group, CMA launches probe of Virgin Media-O2 merger, Disney: 137m OTT subscriptions, plan to debut Star brand in key markets, big increase in content spend, Case Study | HbbTV on Android TV Operator Tier box, Webinar | Digital Piracy: the growing threat and how to fight it, Report | The UI and the customer: editorialisation, personalisation and engagement, DTVE Digital Symposium 2020 | Reap the benefits from a shared OTT platform: Zapi’s success story in Spain, TV Watch – #2 Sports broadcasting in Covid land; the death of Mixer. document.write (""); Mediapro, le diffuseur majeur de la Ligue 1 souhaitant revoir son contrat à la baisse, a assigné Canal+ en justice, lui reprochant de tenter de l'évincer du marché des droits TV du foot français, a-t-on appris jeudi de source ayant connaissance du dossier. Ligue 1 clubs in turmoil after huge TV deal collapses Second largest deal in Europe turned out to be a mirage as Mediapro payments stopped Tue, Dec 15, 2020, 14:43 Mediapro won the rights in 2018 in what was considered to be a major coup in broadcasting. Mediapro agreed to pay Ligue 1 clubs €3.25bn over four seasons. if (document.context) document.write ("&context=" + escape(document.context)); var m3_r = Math.floor(Math.random()*99999999999); Pour le moment Canal et BeIn Sports estiment la Ligue 1 … if (document.MAX_used != ',') document.write ("&exclude=" + document.MAX_used); He said: “There is no question of plunging Canal+ into the red by reinvesting at a loss in football”. var m3_r = Math.floor(Math.random()*99999999999); var m3_u = (location.protocol=='https:'? "Prix hors sol" Le dirigeant analyse également l'appel d'offres de la Ligue 1 et de la Ligue 2 pour la période 2020-2024, intervenu au printemps 2018. var m3_r = Math.floor(Math.random()*99999999999); Replacing the incumbent major rights holder Canal+, Mediapro agreed to pay €780 million per season for three years of Ligue 1 and an extra €34 million for Ligue 2. All rights reserved. Share. improve your experience and our services. var m3_r = Math.floor(Math.random()*99999999999); var m3_u = (location.protocol=='https:'? if (document.context) document.write ("&context=" + escape(document.context)); Ligue 1 operator Ligue de Football Professionnel (LFP) are reportedly mulling a return to Canal+ as its relationship with Mediapro teeters on collapse. document.write ("?zoneid=1719"); //]]>-->, Canal+ president Maxime Saada has called Mediapro’s broadcast rights deal with the French Professional Football League (LFP) “untenable.”. document.write (document.charset ? However, Mediapro failed to reach terms with Canal+ ahead of the 2020/21 season and the Vivendi-owned broadcaster issued a legal complaint against the Barcelona-based agency over the terms being requested. '&charset='+document.characterSet : '')); The LFP and its main domestic broadcaster are currently embroiled in a legal battle, with Mediapro having failed to pay its second €172 million (US$202 million) rights fee instalment due at the start of October. 'https://servedby.informatm.com/ajs.php':'http://servedby.informatm.com/ajs.php'); The specialist rating’s firm also lists Joye Media as having a 'negative' outlook, suggesting there could be further downgrades. 'https://servedby.informatm.com/ajs.php':'http://servedby.informatm.com/ajs.php'); Mediapro offers to air rest of Ligue 1 season, lambasts Canal Plus and beIN . French Ligue 1 deal with MediaPro collapses, ... 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