if (document.MAX_used != ',') document.write ("&exclude=" + document.MAX_used); if (document.context) document.write ("&context=" + escape(document.context)); The body running the top-flight Ligue 1 is currently embroiled in a legal battle with Spanish agency Mediapro over non-payment of its second €172 million rights fee installment. Encargada hasta ahora de rentransmitir la Ligue 1 Mediapro cerrará el canal Téléfoot Ambas partes se han reunido esta mañana en las instalaciones del canal Téléfoot desde las 10.15 horas. 20 December 2020 @ 19:00:00 UTC, Breaking down what @Ofcom’s ‘vision for the future’ means for public service broadcasting in the UK… twitter.com/i/web/status/1… 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. Share. Ligue 1 rights dispute sees Mediapro’s parent company get credit rating cut. Depuis plus de trente ans, on magnifie la Ligue 1. 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. document.write ("?zoneid=1738"); if (document.referrer) document.write ("&referer=" + escape(document.referrer)); French Ligue 1 clubs fear severe financial shortfalls after the league terminated its deal with troubled TV partner Mediapro following a bitter standoff. Mediapro's French subsidiary has agreed the terms under which it will return the broadcasting rights for Ligue 1 and Ligue 2 matches acquired in 2018, covering the 2020-2024 seasons. 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 … document.write ("'>"); Football : le diffuseur de la Ligue 1 Mediapro attaque Canal+ en justice. Pinterest. By continuing to use our website, you agree to the use of such cookies. document.write (document.charset ? Spanish company commits annual €1.15 billion to cover French soccer’s top flight for four years. if (!document.MAX_used) document.MAX_used = ','; Mediapro is targeting 3.5 million Teléfoot subscribers, and has reiterated its commitment to the four-year contract, but wants to renegotiate the terms. Mediapro offers to air rest of Ligue 1 season, lambasts Canal Plus and beIN Jaume Roures, the outspoken chief executive of Mediapro, has said that the Spanish broadcast production company and agency is ready to step in and show the end of the 2019-20 French football season, while… '&charset='+document.characterSet : '')); 'https://servedby.informatm.com/ajs.php':'http://servedby.informatm.com/ajs.php'); European soccer roundup: France's Ligue 1 on the brink after Mediapro mess, Qatar in Europe, and more All the headlines you might have missed in European football this week '&charset='+document.charset : (document.characterSet ? if (!document.MAX_used) document.MAX_used = ','; document.write ("?zoneid=1718"); WhatsApp. October 9, 2020. Ligue 1 : Derrière le fiasco Mediapro, un champ de ruines 11/12/2020; Conflit Ligue 1 / Mediapro : Un accord trouvé, la fermeture de la chaine Téléfoot actée 11/12/2020; Conflit Ligue 1 / Mediapro : Semaine sous tension pour le football français 09/12/2020; Ligue des Champions 2021 : Le programme TV de la 6ème journée de la phase de poules sur RMC Sport et Téléfoot 08/12/2020 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 document.write ("?zoneid=1719"); Saada: Mediapro non-payment ‘risks damage’ to Ligue 1 image and value Canal Plus president Maxime Saada has said he is “very worried for French football” as a result of the ongoing dispute between Mediapro, the rights agency and production group, and the Professional Foo… [CDATA[ 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. 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. “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.MAX_used != ',') document.write ("&exclude=" + document.MAX_used); 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. 'https://servedby.informatm.com/ajs.php':'http://servedby.informatm.com/ajs.php'); Mediapro’s agreement is reportedly worth €780 million (US$913 million) per season for the top-flight Ligue 1 rights from 2020/21 to 2023/24, plus €34 million (US$39.8 million) annually for the second-tier Ligue 2 package for the same period. document.write ("&loc=" + escape(window.location)); document.write ('&cb=' + m3_r); Mediapro agreed to pay Ligue 1 clubs €3.25bn over four seasons. “I have always thought that the economic equation was untenable given the price paid for the rights.”. We are 26 years old. document.write ("&loc=" + escape(window.location)); [CDATA[ Late last month, Joye Media, the parent company of Mediapro, saw its credit rating cut by Moody’s. document.write (document.charset ? '&charset='+document.characterSet : '')); "I'm worried about the financial stability of the clubs," Marseille coach Andre Villas-Boas said Friday. Mediapro, the major broadcaster of Ligue 1 in the French market, has lodged a complaint with the French commercial court and is claiming damages for “abuse of a dominant position”. document.write (document.charset ? 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. Le groupe accuse la chaîne cryptée d'« abus de position dominante » et de « pratiques abusives et déloyales ». 20 December 2020 @ 13:00:01 UTC, Amazon and Sky sign long-term deal to bring @PrimeVideo to Sky Q and Now TV to Fire devices digitaltveurope.com/2020/12/14/ama… https://t.co/lLLIHO5EC0 The LFP has taken out a bank loan to cover payment to clubs and has referred the matter to the commercial court in Paris. It is understandable that Canal+ would be openly hostile to the notion of matching Mediapro’s deal, considering the massive increase in its valuation from cycle to cycle. [CDATA[ 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. 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 launched back in August. , 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 Will Canal + save French Football? 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