beIN SPORTS AWARDED LA LIGA AND COPA DEL REY
As of the coming season, beIN will offer exclusive access to eight matches every match day, one of which will always be either Real Madrid or FC Barcelona, as well as one ‘Clasico’
With this package, beIN SPORTS completes its unique football offer, which already boasts the UEFA-Champions League and UEFA-Europa League
La Liga awarded beIN SPORTS the rights to batch 6 of La Liga rights, corresponding to the broadcast of 8 matches every league match day, one of which will always be either Real Madrid or FC Barcelona, as well as one Clasico per season, in addition to the corresponding pay-per-view rights to the Copa del Rey. The award of this rights package now means that the beIN SPORTS channel will be able to offer its subscribers the very best content from the world of football starting next season: 8 La Liga matches each match day, the complete Champions, the complete Europa League, as well as all the major leagues and international competitions. La Liga today published the results of the auction it announced last November and has granted batch 6 to beIN SPORTS, having deemed that the company had presented the best economic offer for La Liga.
Nasser Al Khelaifi, Chairman and CEO of beIN MEDIA GROUP says “We entered the Spanish market a few months ago with the commitment to build the best and most comprehensive sports offering in Spain. We have delivered on that commitment by investing significantly in the UEFA Champions league and by further adding other major European leagues. Today, along with MEDIAPRO we are proud to announce the addition of La Liga to our line up, which represents for many, the very best league and teams in the world. beIN Sports is now the home of La Liga in Spain. We believe in the growth of the Spanish broadcast, media and Pay TV markets and we will continue offer our subscribers the very best sport and world class production. ”
For its part, MEDIAPRO highlighted the fact that by incorporating these rights beIN SPORTS has become the reference channel for football fans, “confirming the significant role MEDIAPRO has been playing in the development and projection of Spanish football”.
As of next season, beIN SPORTS will offer its subscribers the very best in football at the best price. Currently, the channel is already offering its clients the best international competitions, being the only channel where viewers can follow the entire Champions and Europa League competitions.