The Spanish group Mediapro, recent purchaser of the broadcasting rights of the league 1, would have found an agreement with Netflix for distribution of its pay tv channel Téléfoot, reports the team.
If Mediapro has already announced for several days to have found a common ground with the group Altice, and the chains RMC Sport for the codiffusion of the championship of France, England and the champions League and the Europa League. These last three are properties of SFR. This agreement codiffusion had allowed the young Spanish group to expand its offering and become a new actor has to be credible in the world of tv sports.
Football and Netflix : the perfect marriage ?
But according to the information of the team, the group of Jaume Roures, therefore, will also ally with the giant of the streaming Netflix, in order to propose the distribution of several meetings, all for an additional subscription. According to the few information available, the offer should be 30 € per month, with a one-year commitment and offer the entire catalog sports of Mediapro, in addition to the catalog Netflix movies and series.
That is Mediapro
As a reminder, Mediapro has acquired the rights to broadcast 80 % of the meetings of League 1 for the period 2020-2024. The Spanish group is the broadcaster’s historic national championship in the iberian peninsula.
The agreement found with Netflix is strangely reminiscent of the project TotalChannel. Launched in 2014, the tv channel multi platform wanted to offer the catalog football group, but also of the series and movies from partnership with other tv channels.
What’s the advantage for Netflix ?
Mediapro is a new diffuser in the world of French football, and the launch of RMC Sport 4 years ago shows how difficult it is to create an audience. It was therefore necessary for the group iberian is a hearing already gained and vienna based its offer to supplement on this string. Originally, it was Canal+, broadcaster history of the championship that seemed to be the big favorite to get the bulk of the matches of the weekend. But the discussions never made a lot of progress and Mediapro turned to the platform to pay-who has the most subscribers in France, Canal+, Netflix.
The giant video streaming was then known of football fans for his documentary around the world of football, such as the one carried out within the Sunderland club, which offers a real immersion in the team for the entire season. But these last few hours, everything has accelerated and Netflix has become the next broadcaster of the league 1 in France.
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