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DAZN welcomes Courtside 1891 in enhanced basketball offering

SBC News DAZN welcomes Courtside 1891 in enhanced basketball offering

DAZN has announced that the International Basketball Federation (FIBA) is bringing its live streaming service, Courtside 1891, to the platform. Increasing the visibility of FIBA World Cup and Qualifier games, DAZN will partner with FIBA and Two Circles to bring Courtside 1891 as a standalone offering on its platform. In addition to FIBA World Cup and Qualifier games being accessible …

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DAZN enhances links to PFL in French broadcasting deal

SBC News DAZN enhances links to PFL in French broadcasting deal

DAZN has formed a partnership with the Professional Fighters League (PFL) to broadcast the four PFL Europe events which are planned for this year. Following what DAZN described as a transformative 2023, following the successful launch of its DAZN Bet brand the year prior, the London-based OTT sports media platform will now distribute the MMA promotion’s bouts to French audiences …

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DAZN viewers to access free-to-air Women’s Champions League

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In a bid to increase the sport’s exposure and growth, DAZN has lifted its paywall of all live women’s football coverage and associated content. The removal will allow DAZN viewers to watch free-to-air Women’s Champions League matches until the end of the season, along with matches from the Frauen Bundesliga, Liga F, D1 Arkema and Serie A Femminile.  Coming off …

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DAZN app to go live with Sky UK in 2024

SBC News DAZN app to go live with Sky UK in 2024

DAZN has announced that its app will officially go live on Sky UK’s platform in 2024.  Sitting alongside other streaming services such as Amazon Prime Video and Disney+, the streaming service has made it ‘even easier’ for UK and Ireland subscribers to access various sports content.  Shay Segev, DAZN Group CEO, commented: “This is excellent news for both DAZN and …

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DAZN seeks $1bn to continue growth across multiple sports & regions

SBC News DAZN seeks $1bn to continue growth across multiple sports & regions

DAZN is looking to raise as much as $1bn to continue its rapid global expansion strategy, according to reports. Bloomberg revealed that DAZN officials have already held conversations with potential investors in order to raise capital as part of a potential investment round, with a $1bn ballpark figure being revealed by an undisclosed source.  This comes as the company – …

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Canal+ retains EPL pan-Euro coverage rights until 2028

SBC News Canal+ retains EPL pan-Euro coverage rights until 2028

Canal+ has retained its position as the Pan-European broadcaster of the Premier League until 2028. The French broadcaster maintains its exclusive rights to broadcast EPL matches for audiences in France, Czech Republic, Slovakia and Switzerland, albeit only airing in French. The renewed deal between Canal+ and the Premier League allows the French pay-TV service to air all 380 fixtures per …

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DAZN enters UK football broadcasting market with Saudi Pro League

SBC News DAZN enters UK football broadcasting market with Saudi Pro League

DAZN has reportedly acquired broadcast rights to the Saudi Pro League, meaning it will stream every game from the Saudi top football division to UK viewers. The news marks a key step for DAZN, with football broadcasting rights in the country being immensely challenging and being something that has been a key focus for the platform. The new broadcasting rights …

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Darren Waterman, DAZN: ‘Only a matter of time’ before PL fully embraces streaming platforms

SBC News Darren Waterman, DAZN: ‘Only a matter of time’ before PL fully embraces streaming platforms

DAZN has expressed interest in showing Premier League games in overseas markets, as the English top-flight nears renegotiation with its current deal coming to an end in the 2024-25 season. The news follows the streaming service’s CFO Darren Waterman discussion with iPaper News, where he suggested that it is ‘only a matter of time’ before Premier League officials fully embrace …

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DAZN leverages GeoGuard to fight fraud across sports platform

SBC News DAZN leverages GeoGuard to fight fraud across sports platform

DAZN has announced that it is the latest client of GeoComply Solutions – a provider of anti-fraud and geolocation solutions – to use GeoGuard. The application provides ‘advanced protection’ against usage of VPNs, Tors, Proxies, and other advanced location spoofing techniques.  The sports streaming and entertainment platform will utilise the technology to provide a solution for robust geo-blocking and reduce …

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